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Tax,
Real Estate,
California Supreme Court

Jun. 6, 2024

California Supreme Court to decide on mansion tax’s fate

The Taxpayer Protection and Government Accountability Act, an anti-tax initiative, is likely to pass in November, which could lead to the demise of Los Angeles’ mansion tax. The California Supreme Court is currently deciding whether voters may weigh in on a ballot measure.

Jeffrey Dintzer

Partner, Alston & Bird LLP

333 S Hope St Ste 1600
Los Angeles , CA 90071

Phone: (213) 576-1063

Email: jeffrey.dintzer@alston.com

Boston University SOL; Boston MA

During over 30 years representing clients in complex environmental, toxic tort, and land use litigation, class actions, and administrative proceedings, he has been involved in precedent-setting cases affecting the way industries such as oil & gas do business in California.

Garrett Stanton

Senior Associate, Alston & Bird's Environment, Land Use & Natural Resources practice group

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We previously reported on the constitutionality of and legal challenges to Los Angeles' Measure ULA, commonly known as the "mansion tax." We will now explore another potential threat to the tax -- one that may lead to its demise.

To recap, the mansion tax, effective April 1, 2023, imposes a 4% gross sales tax ...

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