California Dodges Bullet as Court Declines to Hear Tax Case

Saskal, Rich
July 2004
Bond Buyer;7/23/2004, Vol. 349 Issue 31932, p3
Trade Publication
Reports that the California Supreme Court refused to hear a case that could have implications in the state's property tax system. Standing status on an appeals court decision that leaves the state's property tax assessment practices intact; Estimated potential initial impact of the case.


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