January 7, 2011 > Betty T. Yee
Betty T. Yee
Submitted By Anita Gore
Betty T. Yee was sworn in to serve a second four-year term on the California Board of Equalization (BOE) during a ceremony at the Hiram W. Johnson State Office Building in San Francisco on January 4, 2011. The Honorable Lucy H. Koh, Judge, United States District Court Northern District of California, administered the oath.
"I am honored to be able to once again represent the First District of the BOE and I shall continue to work hard to ensure California's tax laws are interpreted and applied correctly, fairly and consistently", said Yee.
Chairwoman Betty T. Yee was first elected to her post in November 2006. Her district includes many of California's coastal counties, from Del Norte to Santa Barbara, and includes the entire San Francisco Bay Area.
The five-member California State Board of Equalization (BOE) is a publicly elected tax board. The BOE collects more than $48 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 significant role in the assessment and administration of property taxes.
For more information visit www.boe.ca.gov and www.taxes.ca.gov.