Laws, Regulations & Annotations
Property Taxes Law Guide – Revision 2012
Revenue and Taxation Code
Part 0.5. Implementation of Article XIII A of the California Constitution
Chapter 3.5. Change in Ownership and New Construction After the Lien Date
Article 6. Collection of Supplemental Taxes*
75.51. Mailing of supplemental tax bills. The tax collector shall mail or electronically transmit a supplemental tax bill to the assessee, including the following information either on the bill or in a separate statement accompanying the bill:
(a) The information supplied by the assessor to the auditor pursuant to Section 75.40.
(b) The amount of the supplemental taxes due.
(c) The date the notice is mailed.
(d) The date on which the taxes will become delinquent and the penalties for delinquency.
(e) A statement that the supplemental taxes were determined in accordance with Article XIII A of the California Constitution which generally requires reappraisal of property whenever a change in ownership occurs or property is newly constructed.
(f) The tax rates or the dollar amounts of taxes levied by each revenue district and taxing agency on the property covered by the tax bill.
(g) All of the following:
(1) Information specifying that if the taxpayer disagrees with a change in the assessed value as shown on the tax bill, the taxpayer has the right to an informal assessment review by contacting the assessor's office.
(2) (A) Except as provided in subparagraph (B), information specifying that if the taxpayer and the assessor are unable to agree on proper assessed value pursuant to an informal assessment review, the taxpayer has the right to file an application for reduction in assessment for the following year with the county board of equalization or the assessment appeals board, as applicable, and the time period during which the application will be accepted.
(B) For counties in which the board of supervisors has adopted the provisions of subdivision (c) of Section 1605, information advising that the assessee has a right to appeal the supplemental assessment, and that the appeal is required to be filed within 60 days of the date of the mailing or electronic transmittal of the tax bill. For the purposes of equalization proceedings, the supplemental assessment shall be considered an assessment made outside of the regular assessment period as provided in Section 1605.
(3) The address of the clerk of the county board of equalization or the assessment appeals board, as applicable, at which forms for an application for reduction may be obtained.
History.—Stats. 1994, Ch. 705, in effect January 1, 1995, added subdivision (g). Stats. 1995, Ch. 498, in effect January 1, 1996, deleted "for the following year" after "assessment review" and deleted "by March 1" after "assessor's office" in paragraph (1) of subdivision (g). Stats. 1996, Ch. 800, in effect January 1, 1997, substituted "All of the following:" for "Information specifying all of the following:", added "Information specifying" before "That if" and substituted "that" for "That" in the first sentence of paragraph (1), added "(A) Except as provided in subparagraph (B), information specifying" before "That if" and added subparagraph (B) to paragraph (2) of subdivision (g). Stats. 1999, Ch. 941 (SB 1231), in effect January 1, 2000, added "or electronically transmit" after "shall mail" in the first sentence of the first paragraph and added "or electronic transmittal" after "the mailing" in the first sentence and added "the" after "For" in the second sentence of subparagraph (B) of paragraph (2) of subdivision (g). Stats. 2002, Ch. 775 (SB 2092), in effect January 1, 2003, substituted "and the time period during which the application will be accepted" for "during the period from July 2 to September 15, inclusive" after "as applicable," in the first sentence of subparagraph (A) of paragraph (2) of subdivision (g).
* Article 6 Heading was amended by Stats. 1984, Ch. 946, in effect September 10, 1984.