CONTENTS Table of Contents Assessor’s Message 04 International Recognition 05 How the Property Tax System Works 06 Strong Growth for 2017 10 Assessment Calendar 18 Excellence in Public Service 23 Tax Savings for Property Owners 16 Technology Initiatives 20 Historical Findings 26 Meet Assessor Jeffrey Prang 27 Leadership 28 Data: LA County’s Top 20 29 Assessed Values for the County and Cities 30