Learn to lower your property taxes

LAKEWOOD - L.A. County homeowners who think their taxes should be lowered due to a decline in the value of their property are invited to attend a free seminar next month in Lakewood.The seminar is conducted by L.A. County and is intended to help taxpayers better understand the assessment appeals process, which many find confusing. The seminar will cover taxpayers appeal rights and when to file an application for reduction in assessment. The seminar will also cover how to prepare for a hearing, what qualifies as admissible evidence, what will happen at the hearing and what to expect after the hearing. The free seminar will be held Dec. 13 at 10 a.m. at the Angela M. Iacoboni Library in Lakewood. Other seminar dates include Jan. 10 at the Culver City Public Library, Feb. 13 at the Glendale Public Library and March 21 at the Jack Crippen Senior Center in El Monte. For more information, call (213) 974-7953.

********** Published: November 22, 2012 - Volume 11 - Issue 32