On June 6th, 1978, nearly two-thirds of California’s voters passed Proposition 13, reducing property taxes by about 57%.
- Read Proposition 13 as it is enshrined in the California state constitution.
- Read the text of the initiative circulated to voters.
The State of California allows low-income seniors, the blind and the disabled to defer payment of their property taxes in exchange for the state taking out a lien on the property. Apply here, or they can be requested by phone at (800) 952-5661.
A “Revocable Transfer on Death” (TOD) deed allows an owner of real property to deed it to a named beneficiary without the risk of a lengthy and costly probate. Click here to download.