CALIFORNIA PROPERTY TAX
(LAWN-4059) - 2 UNITS
California Property Tax focuses exclusively on California property taxation. It covers local assessment and offers a comprehensive review of Propositions 13 and 8, including change of ownership, the types of property subject to tax, the annual property tax calendar and procedures, appraisal fundamentals, property tax ethics, administrative litigation practice, and principles governing (and limiting) superior and appellate court review of the assessment process. The course emphasizes real world practices and includes practical exercises such as researching the specialized sources of authority governing property tax issues, the property tax vocabulary, reviewing commonly used forms, writing legal memoranda, writing a change in ownership opinion letter, and reviewing and editing an appraisal report.