A Defense of Proposition 13 Property Tax Revenues
by Richard Rider, Chairman, San Diego Tax Fighters
Updated 26 August, 2019 – updated for 2018-19 property tax revenues
When it comes to gathering sufficient property taxes, Prop 13 is no problem at all–except for profligate spenders.Look at the history of my San Diego County–a history which pretty much reflects the history of property taxes in theurban/suburbancounties that hold over 85% of California’s population.
According to San Diego County, in 1977–the year BEFORE Prop 13 took effect (when everything was working great, according to Prop 13 critics)–our countywide property tax revenue was about $639 million.In the 2018-2019… Read More