Why is Split Roll Wrong for California? A split roll property tax would represent a massive increase in the cost of doing business in California when market values are high, as property taxes would increase with the market.
Category: Reports & Studies
35 years strong: The importance of Proposition 13 for every Californian.
Throughout the 1960’s and 70’s California homeowners saw their property tax rise dramatically. At first, some of the increases were more of a tolerable burden. Then it got worse. Frustration, anger and fear drove many homeowners to wonder whether or not they would even be able to keep their homes.
Common Claims About Proposition 13
Proposition 13 was a landmark decision by California’s voters in …
Proposition 13 Revisited: A Look at California’s Property Tax 35 Years After Passage of Proposition 13
Proposition 13 has done what it set out to do…
California’s Property Tax
Despite Recession, Property Tax Revenues Remained Stable. Property tax revenues increased throughout the recession while other major revenue sources declined significantly.
An Analysis of Split Roll Property Tax Issues and Impacts
Overall, this study finds that a split roll property tax regime would have a significant and detrimental
impact on the state’s economy…