California State Controller’s Office: Financial Fitness and Consumer Protection

California State Controller’s Office: Financial Fitness and Consumer Protection Financial Fitness and Consumer Protection The California State Controller’s primary job is to guard the state’s fiscal health.  However, State Controller Betty Yee is equally concerned about the financial – and physical – well-being of individual Californians.  She has compiled resources to help people make the

SCO: It’s Back! Property Tax Postponement Program for Qualifying Seniors and Disabled

Property Tax Postponement The State Controller’s Property Tax Postponement Program returned in 2016 after being suspended by the Legislature in 2009. The program allows homeowners who are seniors, are blind, or have a disability to defer current-year property taxes on their principal residence if they meet certain criteria including 40 percent equity in the home