Eliminating Fees for Property Tax Assessment Appeals​

Acknowledging the unfairness of a taxpayer winning a property tax assessment appeal but not receiving a refund of the fee required to file the appeal, Supervisor Simitian led the Board in eliminating the fee for filing an appeal altogether.​

Read our press release:
"Treating the public right": assessment appeals fee repealed

Read the San Jose Inside story:
Santa Clara County repeals fee for property assessments​

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