January 24, 2013
Tug of War: With a court ruling that changes how counties calculate their property tax fees, County Assessor Steve Vagnini’s department loses $289,000 a year. Salinas City Attorney Vanessa Vallarta (right) expects the city to see an additional $150,000 annually.
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The accounting tricks used to calculate how property taxes are divvied up between state and local governments sound more like gymnastics moves, with the Triple Flip and the VLF Swap. After the California Supreme Court ...