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KJM Recently Quoted in Article About LAUSD Measure EE

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Kevin J. Moore was recently quoted in article “Why LAUSD’s Measure EE to Fund Schools is on Shaky Legal Ground.” Mr. Moore has handled property tax cases for about 15 years and discussed property tax issues related to the language within the measure. To read full article visit:

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A Recent Appeal Won By KJM Has Been Certified For Publication

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An appeal Kevin J. Moore recently won in a property tax assessment matter has been certified for publication upon multiple requests by various taxpayer groups & property tax law firms. As a result, this is now precedent in the State of California and can be used as a reference for other law firms with similar cases. More information:

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KJM Recently Quoted in Law 360 News Article

Kevin J Moore was recently quoted in a Law 360 news article titled “Calif Justices Remand ‘Cryptic’ Findings In $368M Hotel Row” discussing a successful property tax appeal on behalf of firm client Next Century Associates, LLC.  Next Century purchased a prominent hotel located in Century City, and challenged the property tax assessment it received on the grounds that the property declined in value following the financial crisis.  Next Century’s effort to […]

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From Deadlines to Refunds: Challenging Your Property Tax Bill

In my post last week, I talked about challenging your property tax bill, and how such challenges can often be successful. This applies especially in instances where the county mistakenly reassesses the value of real estate, and in some others where appellants question the county’s valuation of their property. There are, of course — and I didn’t mention this last time — some additional reasons to appeal a property tax […]

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Exclusions and Errors: Can You Challenge Your Property Tax Bill?

If you own real estate in California then you know that it’s tax time. The county sent you your most recent property tax bill about two months ago, in early October. The payment came due on November 1, and you have until December 10 to mail it and avoid the ten percent fine for delinquency. So far, so good. But what if your property tax bill seems too high? Mistakes […]

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KJM Law Wins Landmark Property Tax Appeal for CalSTRS

Last May, Kevin J. Moore & Associates won a major legal victory for their client, the California State Teachers Retirement System (CalStrs), which is one of the largest pension funds in the world.  The historic ruling by the California Court of Appeals for the Second District found that a 20-year possessory interest tax imposed on CalSTRS’ real estate investment properties was unconstitutional. While the impact of this ruling is still […]

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