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California Property Taxes and Proposition 13

Property tax law in California is set forth in the state constitution.  Determination of property taxes is based around Proposition 13, a 1978 voter initiative that took the power of setting the property tax rates away from state legislators.

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Supplemental Property Tax Bills After Property Buying in California

The first year of owning a home in California can be confusing because of county government cycles for assessing property values and sending out tax bills.   The tax assessor’s office sends out property tax bills every year in September, … Continue reading

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Get Correct Value Information for your Orange County Property Tax Assessment and Appeals

Most Orange County CA homeowners paid their property tax installments as of December 12, 2011. Some people are not happy with their current assessed values, because distressed homes on the market selling and foreclosures have driven their property market value down.  Current … Continue reading

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How to Protect and Transfer Your Property Tax Basis for Residence at Orange County ~ CA Proposition 60

  A friend asked yesterday whether he could buy a house in Orange County first and later sell his prior house in Orange County while taking advantage of California Proposition 60 on transfer of property tax basis. Answer is “YES” if you follow all … Continue reading

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