Legislature Approves Bill to Expand Tax Exemption for Veterans With “100 Percent” Disabilities – by Senator Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel)
Posted on August 26th, 2016, by Publisher
The California State Senate today unanimously approved Senate Bill 1458 by Senator Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) that would expand eligibility for the state’s property tax exemption to military veterans who previously did not qualify. The State Assembly unanimously approved the bill on August 18. It will next go to Governor Jerry Brown for his consideration. “I am pleased that Democrats and Republicans in the Legislature approved my bill to help veterans with 100 percent disabilities,” said Bates. “This bill is about tax fairness for veterans and I am hopeful Governor Brown will sign the bill into law.” Senate Bill 1458 is sponsored by Board of Equalization Member George Runner and is part of the Senate Republican “Make California Affordable” bill package. The bill makes California law consistent with federal law so that any veteran
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