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California Supreme Court Denies Review in Local Tax Simple vs. Super-Majority Vote Case
Posted on 10 Sep 2020 by Eversheds Sutherland LLP

On September 9, 2020, the California Supreme Court denied review of the opinion of the First District Court of Appeal in City and County of San Francisco v. All Persons Interested in the Matter of Proposition C , which held a voter-initiated local special... Read More

Eversheds Sutherland files amicus curiae brief on behalf of COST in Fresno Measure P case
Posted on 8 Sep 2020 by Eversheds Sutherland LLP

Eversheds Sutherland has filed an amicus curiae brief on behalf of the 550 members of the Council On State Taxation (COST) on the important issue of whether imposition of certain local special taxes in California requires a two-thirds vote by the California... Read More

Eversheds Sutherland files amicus curiae brief on behalf of COST in San Francisco Prop C (June 2018) case
Posted on 4 Sep 2020 by Eversheds Sutherland LLP

Eversheds Sutherland has filed an amicus curiae brief on behalf of the 550 members of the Council On State Taxation (COST) on the important issue of whether imposition of certain local taxes is required to be passed by a two-thirds vote by the California... Read More

California Court Rules that New Parcel Tax Needed Two-Thirds Vote
Posted on 14 Nov 2019 by Eversheds Sutherland LLP

A California Superior Court ruled that a City of Oakland ballot measure seeking to impose a 30 year parcel tax to fund educational programs required a two-thirds vote. Ballot measure AA was the result of a citizens’ initiative. In publicly circulated... Read More