Voters approved 1,359 of the 1,956 local tax measures on the ballot in California from 2010 to 2020, representing a cumulative tax increase of more than $8.82 billion per year, the California Tax Foundation reported August 31. The nonpartisan foundation released “Local Tax Trends in California: A Survey of Ballot Measure Elections From 2010-2020,” which details the passage rates of sales tax measures, parcel taxes, hotel taxes, and more. In California, local taxes require voter approval – either by a simple majority…