News Release

Contact: Office of Public Affairs
For Immediate Release
July 21, 2017
NR 29-17-G

2017 Taxpayers' Bill of Rights Hearings in Irvine July 27

Sacramento – Anyone with ideas, suggestions, or concerns about the administration and oversight of California's property tax is invited to attend the Board of Equalization's (BOE) annual Taxpayers' Bill of Rights hearing in Irvine on July 27, 2017. Attendees may speak directly to the elected Members of the Board of Equalization.

Thursday, July 27, 2017, no earlier than 1:30 p.m.

Irvine Civic Center
1 Civic Center Plaza
Irvine, CA 92606

The hearing will be held to receive public input regarding property taxes. Those interested in attending are invited to contact the BOE Taxpayers' Rights Advocate Office by calling toll-free 1-888-324-2798, or visit us online. The hearings will also be broadcast live.

Enacted in 1994, the Morgan Property Taxpayers' Bill of Rights requires the BOE to ensure that the rights of California Taxpayers are protected during the assessment and collection of property taxes. The Board is required by law to conduct public Bill of Rights hearings annually.

More information about the Taxpayers' Rights Advocate Office and taxpayers' rights.

The five-member California State Board of Equalization (BOE) is a publicly elected tax board that serves a significant role in the assessment and administration of property taxes.

Note: This news release may discuss complex tax laws and concepts. It may not address every situation, and is not considered written advice under Revenue and Taxation Code section 6596. Changes in law or regulations may have occurred since the time this news release was written. If there is a conflict between the text of this news release and the law, decisions will be based upon the law and not this news release. For specific help, please contact the BOE at 1-800-400-7115.