Award From Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association
[The Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association (HJTA) is a 501(c)(4) organization based in Sacramento and Los Angeles, California, that aims to defend Proposition 13 (1978), oppose certain tax increases, and support laws requiring voter approval of tax increases.
In 1978, voters approved Proposition 13, which sought to limit increases to the tax-assessed value of properties and require a two-thirds vote for legislative bodies to increase taxes. Howard Jarvis was involved in developing Proposition 13. The ballot measure was the beginning of a period in state politics often referred to as the tax revolt.]

CO$T has been named Taxpayer Organization of the Year, 2018 by California’s leading state-wide taxpayer advocacy group, Howard Jarvis Taxpayers’ Association.

HJTA cites CO$T’s unique nonpartisan coalition as an innovative approach to taxpayer advocacy in California. HJTA adds that CO$T’s leadership team is renowned for its financial expertise and deep-dive research.

Why this matters: HJTA’s recognition further bolsters CO$T’s effectiveness as a voice for Marin’s taxpayer-voters. Local jurisdictions and media increasingly rely on CO$T’s financial research, insights, oversight, and guidance.

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