Laws, Regulations & Annotations
Property Taxes Law Guide – Revision 2013
Government Code Provisions
Provisions Relating to Municipal Taxation
TITLE 4. GOVERNMENT OF CITIES
DIVISION 4. FINANCIAL PROVISIONS
Chapter 1. Property Tax Assessment, Levy, and Collection*
Article 1. General
Transient lodging tax ordinance.—Bakersfield, a charter city, has the general power to levy taxes for revenue, however, a criminal prosecution under an ordinance imposing a transient lodging tax was ineffective; the state preempted the field of punishment for refusal or neglect to pay over public monies and the attempt of the local body to impose a different penalty is null and void. People v. Evans, 249 Cal.App.2d 254.
* The provisions of this chapter, except as otherwise noted, were added by Stats. 1949, p. 222, effective October 1, 1949.