On June 6th, 1978 nearly two-thirds of California’s voters passed Propsition 13, reducing property taxes by about 57%.
Proposition 218 came to the rescue of Proposition 13. Proposition 13 was a law designed chiefly to protect property taxpayers.
Proposition 7 in 1982 was intended to prohibit government from profiting from inflation at the expense of the taxpayer.
Proposition 8 was approved by voters in November 1978, five months after they overwhelmingly passed Proposition 13.
Proposition 62 closed some loopholes put in Proposition 13 by the California Supreme Court in the case of San Francisco v. Farrell.
Props. 58 & 193
Propositions 58 and 193 allow the transfer of certain property between parents and children or between grandparents and grandchildren without reassessment.
Props. 60 & 90
Propositions 60 and 90 allow seniors to transfer the base year value of their home when they sell it and buy another.
Know the Opposition
Opposition to Proposition 13 and to taxpayers’ interests in general comes primarily from three sources.