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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, 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 $11,194
Structural improvements + $44,924
Assessed value = $56,118
Exemptions & Taxable Value

Taxable value represents the assessed value less any tax exemptions that apply. The State of California Constitution provides a variety of full and partial exemptions that may lower the property's tax bill. Such exemptions include: homeowner, low-value property, welfare, disabled veterans.

Assessed value $56,118
Exemption amount - $7,000
Taxable value = $49,118
Property Tax

Property tax is calculated by multiplying the property's taxable value by all the tax rates applicable to it.
Current tax represents the amount the present owner pays including exemptions.
Base tax is an estimate of what an owner not benefiting of 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 taxes.

Tax description Taxable value Tax rate Tax amount
Basic Tax Rate $49,118 * 1.0000% = $491.18
Shasta Dam (Grunsky) $49,118 * 0.0019% = $0.93
Gateway Unified Sd G O Bond 2002 $49,118 * 0.0194% = $9.53
Gateway Unified Sd G O Bond 2008 $49,118 * 0.0138% = $6.78
S T & T Jt Comm Coll G O Bond 2002 $49,118 * 0.0088% = $4.32
Current tax = $512.74
Base tax $56,118 * 1.0439% = $585.82

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

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