Research reports from the California Taxpayers Association and California Tax Foundation provide in-depth information on major tax and fiscal issues, including the landmark property tax reform initiative, Proposition 13.
Our recent reports include:
- The Evolution and Impact of the Proposition 13: A Visual Guide to California’s Property Tax System
- Understanding Proposition 26
- Factsheet: Understanding California’s Property Tax Burden
- Piecing Together California’s Parcel Taxes
California Tax Facts
Browse through this section to see where California’s tax burden ranks nationally.
California’s Tax Machine
“California’s Tax Machine: The History of Taxing and Spending in the Golden State” chronicles the birth of taxes on property, income, sales, utilities, vehicles, banks and corporations, inheritances, oil, alcohol, tobacco and more. It includes must-read chapters on the landmark property tax initiative Proposition 13, detailing the causes and effects of the taxpayers’ revolt.