property taxes

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State Controller Betty T. Yee today announced that applications for property tax deferment for the 2022-23 tax year are now available. California’s Property Tax Postponement (PTP) Program, administered by Controller Yee, allows homeowners who are seniors – or who are blind or have a disability – and who meet income, …continue reading

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The California Mortgage Relief Program has expanded eligibility requirements to give California homeowners a fresh start in their homes if they have fallen behind on property tax payments due to financial hardships brought on by the COVID‐19 pandemic. The program now provides assistance to cover delinquent property taxes for homeowners …continue reading

Thursday is the final day for homeowners and small businesses to pay base property tax without penalty and complete and submit the COVID-19 penalty cancellation request form if they have been directly affected by COVID-19. The Governor’s Executive Order provides for penalty cancellations for certain homeowners and small businesses that …continue reading

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Senator Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) announced today that she has reintroduced legislation to correct an outdated interpretation of property “change of ownership” that has been part of the long running debate around commercial property and Proposition 13 (the 1978 initiative that limited property tax increases). “Proposition 13 ensures that property …continue reading