Laws, Regulations & Annotations
Property Taxes Law Guide – Revision 2014
Property Tax Annotations
560.0000 LEASED TO GOVERNMENT
560.0045 Property Statement. Under a "lease to ownership plan" or a direct financing lease, the federal government lessee is considered to be the owner of the personal property if the federal government has exclusive management, responsibility, and control, and must reimburse lessor for applicable sales taxes, use and gross receipts taxes, and personal property taxes. Even though the leased property is immune from property taxes, the private lessor is responsible for filing business property statements for the property under Revenue and Taxation Code section 442(c), unless the property is specifically exempted. C 12/23/2004.