Category Archives: Taxes

More on the Fullerton HS district’s $175 million bond measure

By Jack Dean | The lone vote last night against putting the $175 million bond measure on the ballot was FJUHSD board member Barbara Kilponen, who said: “Citizens are bearing new taxes or increased taxes and costs on all sides … Continue reading

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Two top priority meetings tonight for Fullerton’s taxpayers

By Jack Dean | Taxpayers will need to put on their running shoes tonight if they want to protect their interests at both the city government and high school district levels, because hot topics appear on both of those meeting … Continue reading

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Happy Tax Freedom Day, California

Editorial, Orange County Register | Though the official tax day has come and gone, it is only now that Californians may celebrate Tax Freedom Day. As described by the Tax Foundation, which makes the calculations each year, “Tax Freedom Day … Continue reading

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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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