Laws, Regulations & Annotations
Property Taxes Law Guide – Revision 2013
Revenue and Taxation Code
Part 2. Assessment
Chapter 5. Special Types of Property
Article 1. Generally
982.1. Property distributed to State. If real property of a deceased person is distributed to the State because there are no known heirs or because the estate or any portion thereof is to be distributed to heirs, devisees, or legatees whose whereabouts are unknown, such real property shall be assessed to the estate of the decedent and to the State of California. Such assessment shall involve no liability on the part of the State to pay taxes except as provided by Sections 4986.5 and 4986.6.
History.—Added by Stats. 1951, p. 377, in effect September 22, 1951.