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Proposition 117 -Property Taxes

BEGINNING IN 2014, SETS A LIMIT ON THE ANNUAL PERCENTAGE INCREASE IN PROPERTY VALUES USED TO DETERMINE PROPERTY TAXES TO NO MORE THAN 5% ABOVE THE PREVIOUS YEAR, AND ESTABLISHES A SINGLE LIMITED PROPERTY VALUE AS THE BASIS FOR DETERMINING ALL PROPERTY TAXES ON REAL PROPERTY.

A "yes" vote shall have the effect of setting a limit on the annual percentage increase in property values used to determine property taxes to no more than 5% above the previous year, and establishes a single limited property value as the basis for determining all property taxes on real property, beginning in 2014.
    
A "no" vote shall have the effect of keeping current constitutional law related to calculating property values and taxes.

 

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