SACRAMENTO—The Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association announced today that its Repeal the Death Tax initiative did not secure the needed signatures in time to qualify for
HJTA announces Repeal the Death Tax Act will miss the November 2022 ballot
SACRAMENTO—The Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association announced today that its Repeal the Death Tax initiative did not secure the needed signatures in time to qualify for the November ballot, but lauded the efforts of more than 13,000 volunteers who collected over 402,000 signatures to reverse the tax hike that was a little-known provision of 2020’s Proposition 19.
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Parents should be able to transfer property to their children WITHOUT triggering reassessment and a HUGE TAX INCREASE.
Voters were TRICKED INTO REMOVING that protection from state law when they passed Prop. 19 in November 2020.
The Repeal the Death Tax initiative will RESTORE this important taxpayer protection for California families.
FAMILIES benefit because the death of a parent won’t trigger an UNAFFORDABLE TAX HIKE.
RENTERS benefit because this measure stops sudden reassessment of family-owned apartment buildings, which could lead to higher rents or eviction if the landlord dies.
In February of 2021, Proposition 19 went into effect in California. Those who inherit property have one year to make it their permanent residence otherwise