It’s no secret that Californians pay more in taxes than those in neighboring states. We’re at the top of the charts when it comes to the state sales tax, our corporate tax rates are the highest in the west, and drivers here pay one of the steepest gas taxes in the country. Yet, despite these facts, some in Sacramento don’t think these taxes are enough.
Their primary target is undoing the taxpayer protections put in place by Prop. 13, yet few laws have done more to keep seniors in their homes and help first-time homeowners. These protections must be kept in place.