Category Archives: Taxes

Prop 13 Saved By Lawmakers’ Misconduct?

By Jon Coupal | Because of the conviction of one member of the state Senate, and the indictment of a second, Proposition 13 — and taxpayers who rely on its protections — may have slipped the noose being prepared for … Continue reading

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In With the ‘In’ Crowd

By Jon Coupal | It’s good to be in with the “in” crowd, especially when the “in” crowd is made up of Sacramento politicians capable of doling out millions of dollars in tax credits. Those currently in with the “in” … Continue reading

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Californians still believe in Proposition 13 taxpayer protections

By Jon Coupal | A statewide survey commissioned by the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association shows Californians continue to support Proposition 13 and the two-thirds vote requirement to boost taxes on property owners.  By nearly two to one, voters agree that … Continue reading

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Has city charged $27 million in illegal water fees?

Orange County Register | Way back in 1968, when there were still lots of orange trees in Orange County, the city of Fullerton tacked a 2 percent charge onto folks’ water bills to cover the cost of providing that water. … Continue reading

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Understanding your property tax bill

By Jon Coupal | President, Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association This fall has been especially frightening. There have been the little monsters at our doors on Halloween, the monstrous politicians invading our homes through the television, and there has been that … Continue reading

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