California State Board of Equalization (BOE) Chairman Jerome E. Horton, who rep-resents Culver City, issued a statement following Governor Jerry Brown’s swearing in for an unprecedented fourth term and State of the State Address.
“I commend the Governor for his bold vision and look forward to working with him to make it a reality. I also look forward to diligently working with the Legislature and Governor to keep the promises we made to our state employees.”
Elected in 2014, Chairman Horton is the Third District Member of the California State Board of Equalization, representing more than 9.5 million residents living in Culver City, Los Angeles, a portion of San Bernardino, and Ventura Counties. He was first elected to the Board of Equalization in 2010. Horton also serves as the Board of Equalization’s Legislative Committee Chairman. Horton previously served as an Assembly Member of the California State Assembly from 2000-2006.
The five-member California State Board of Equalization (BOE) is a publicly elected tax board. The BOE collects $56 billion annually in taxes and fees supporting state and local government services. It hears business tax appeals, acts as the appellate body for franchise and personal income tax appeals, and serves a sig-nificant role in the assessment and administration of property taxes. For more information on other taxes and fees in California, visit www.taxes.ca.gov.