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April 19, 1995
The Los Angeles County assessor warned property owners Tuesday not to be fooled by private companies charging for tax adjustment services that the assessor's office provides for free. "Once again private companies are soliciting fees from taxpayers whose property has experienced a decline in value," said Assessor Kenneth P. Hahn. "They employ official looking forms with official sounding names to mislead taxpayers into believing they are dealing with a governmental agency," he said.
March 22, 1992
Under the provisions of Proposition 8, a measure passed by the voters in 1978, property owners who believe they have experienced a decline in value may file an application for a property tax reduction. "We have made the process as simple and direct as possible," said Los Angeles County Assessor Kenneth P. Hahn. "Applications are available at all of our 13 regional offices." Office locations are listed on the back of tax bills or by phoning (213) 974-3211.
March 12, 1992
Contending that property taxes should reflect the current real estate slump, a group of property owners filed suit Wednesday in Los Angeles Superior Court to force the county tax assessor to adjust assessments of homes that have declined in value. Five homeowners and real estate partnerships, represented by former county Assessor Alexander Pope, contend that Assessor Kenneth P.
October 20, 2000
The job of assessor, even in Los Angeles County, is not a politically glamorous steppingstone job. And thank goodness for that. The 16 candidates for the nonpartisan job are for the most part serious civil servants and/or real estate experts. Of these, interim incumbent Rick Auerbach is the standout. Auerbach, 52, has 30 years of experience in appraisal and management in the assessor's office. He was appointed by the Board of Supervisors in February after Kenneth P. Hahn retired as assessor.
December 30, 1999
The County Board of Supervisors intends to interview candidates beginning early next year to serve out the remaining term for the soon-to-be-vacant county assessor job, officials said Wednesday. The current assessor, Kenneth P. Hahn, is retiring from his post Jan. 24. The board can appoint a successor until the November election, and any board appointee would become the incumbent and gain an advantage in the election.
July 9, 1991 | RONALD B. TUROVSKY, Ronald B. Turovsky is a lawyer in Los Angeles
One of the most interesting results in last November's local balloting was the election of Kenneth P. Hahn as Los Angeles County assessor. A long-time veteran of the county assessor's office, Hahn surprised everyone by unseating his former boss, John Lynch. Lynch had been assessor for years, and his seat had been considered a lock. But none of the prognosticators focused on the name of Lynch's challenger. Between Supervisor Kenneth Hahn, and his son, City Atty.
May 29, 1994
* Duties: The assessor is responsible for preparing property tax bills. The department's 1,800 employees locate taxable property in the county, identify its ownership and establish the value, including reassessments due to change in ownership, market conditions, new construction or damage. * Major candidates: The nonpartisan race has attracted a large field of 16 candidates that is dominated by incumbent Assessor Kenneth P. Hahn and former Assessor John Lynch, who served one term.
Property values in Glendale increased by more than $1 billion in the last year--up 11.71%--outpacing the countywide average increase of 9.7%, according to figures released last month by Los Angeles County Assessor Kenneth P. Hahn. Although city officials are still analyzing the figures, the increase is more than had been anticipated when the current budget was adopted in June, said Tom Marston, assistant city finance director.
May 25, 2005 | Jack Leonard, Times Staff Writer
Los Angeles County supervisors voted Tuesday to back the county's district attorney and assessor in their battle to overturn the term limits voters imposed on their offices three years ago. The decision to challenge the limits follows a Superior Court ruling in October that identical restrictions on the county's sheriff violated the state Constitution. The supervisors voted unanimously in closed session to allow Dist. Atty.
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