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The California Constitution mandates that all property is subject to taxation unless otherwise exempted by state or federal law. Proposition 13 - Article 13A, Section 2, enacted in 1978, forms the basis for the current property tax laws.

Assessed Market Value

Assessed value is calculated based on market value using a base year value. A property's original base value is its 1975-1976 market value and can be adjusted each year by no more than 2% to account for inflation. However, if there has been a change in ownership or completed new construction, the new assessed value will be the market value of the property as of the date that if changed ownership or was newly constructed.

Land value $534,000
Improvement value + $356,000
Assessed value = $890,000
Exemptions And Taxable Value

Taxable value represents the assessed value less any tax exemptions that apply. Exemptions like Homeowners exemption and Disabled veterans exemption are available in the County of Santa Clara that may lower the property's tax bill.

Our information indicates that this property does not currently benefit from any exemptions, therefore the taxable value is equal to the assessed value.

Property Tax

Property tax is calculated by multiplying the property's taxable value by all tax rates applicable to it and is an estimate of what an owner not benefiting from any exemptions would pay.
Actual taxes might differ from the figures displayed here due to various abatement and financial assistance programs or to non ad-valorem taxes levied as special assessments.

Tax description Assessed value Tax rate Tax amount
1% Maximum Tax Levy $890,000 * 1.0000% = $8,900.00
Co Retirement Levy $890,000 * 0.0388% = $345.32
Vmc 2008 $890,000 * 0.0091% = $80.99
Evergreen Sch Bond No 3 $890,000 * 0.0073% = $64.97
Evergreen Elem 1997 $890,000 * 0.0212% = $188.68
Evergreen Elem 2006 $890,000 * 0.0300% = $267.00
Sj-Evergreen Coll 1998 $890,000 * 0.0091% = $80.99
San Jose Coll 2004 $890,000 * 0.0082% = $72.98
Sj-Evergreen Coll 2010 $890,000 * 0.0089% = $79.21
San Jose City G O Bonds $890,000 * 0.0253% = $225.17
East Side Un H S Bond No 9 $890,000 * 0.0101% = $89.89
East Side High 1999 $890,000 * 0.0117% = $104.13
East Side High 2002 $890,000 * 0.0289% = $257.21
Eastside High 2008 $890,000 * 0.0255% = $226.95
East Side High 2012 $890,000 * 0.0002% = $1.78
Scvwd-State Water Proj $890,000 * 0.0065% = $57.85
Property tax $890,000 * 1.2408% = $11,043.12

For more information please visit California State Board of Equalization webpage or this publication.
Also, you can visit the Santa Clara County's Assessor and Tax Collector or look up this property's current valuation or tax situation.

Tax per Square Foot

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Tax per SqFt: $4.56

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Property Tax $11,057.36
Tax Year 2014-2015
Square Foot 2424 SqFt
Tax per sqft: $4.56

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