Restricting Taxation: The Impact of Proposition 13 on California Tax and Expenditure Trends
The Journal of Social, Political and Economic Studies Vol. 21, No. 1, Spring 1995
12 Pages Posted: 4 Aug 2011
Date Written: 1995
This paper examines trends in California taxes and expenditures at the state and local level. In particular, it considers whether Proposition 13, which has been blamed by politicians and the press for virtually every ensuing fiscal problem facing state and local governments in California, deserves such criticism, or whether the roots of those problems lie elsewhere.
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