Four Decades After Prop 13 Slashed Property Taxes, Prop 15 Could Change The Rules
On this edition of Your Call, we’re discussing The First Angry Man, a documentary about anti-tax crusader Howard Jarvis and the history of California’s Proposition 13, which cut property taxes and funding for schools.
Prop 13 launched a nationwide tax revolt. This year, Proposition 15 would change the rules by reassessing properties owned by big businesses, raising billions for schools and local governments. Residential properties would remain under the 1978 rules.
Camille Servan-Schreiber, award-winning documentary filmmaker and producer of The First Angry Man
Jason Cohn, director of The First Angry Man
Tim Redmond, founder of 48hills
SF Public Press: ‘The First Angry Man’ Chronicles Rise of Tax Revolt, Legacy of Howard Jarvis
CalMatters: Proposition 15: Business property taxes
CalMatters: Californians still really like Prop. 13—except for the big parts they don’t like
LA Times: Proposition 13 treats all California property taxes the same. Voters could change that in 2020
48 Hills, Tim Redmond: Big real estate escapes $360 million in annual SF taxes | 48 hills