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With the passage of Prop. 13 in June 1978, the property tax, a one hundred twenty-eight year old tax source, was radically changed. The rate of tax was limited to one percent of value (plus a rate for prior voted indebtedness) and the base of the tax was changed from fair market value for all property to acquisition value for most local real property and a fair market value for the balance of taxable property in California.

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