Why join KernTax?

“Frankly, KernTax is substantially more engaged and effective than most county taxpayer associations. Of the many around the state that I have worked with, only San Diego’s compares, in my judgment.”

Dr. Adrian Moore, Vice President, Reason Foundation

KernTax Membership Application

MEMBERSHIP INVESTMENT IN KERNTAX IS VOLUNTARY.   ANNUAL INVESTMENT GUIDELINES ARE BASED ON THE NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES OR THE AMOUNT OF KERN COUNTY PROPERTY TAXES PAID, WHICHEVER RESULTS IN HIGHER INVESTMENT IN KERNTAX.

$7,500
More than 5,000 employees or more than $2,000,000 in Kern County property taxes

$5,000
3,001 to 5,000 employees or $1,000,000 to $2,000,000 in Kern County property taxes

$2,500
1,001 to 3,000 employees or $500,000 to $1,000,000 in Kern County property taxes

$1,500
501 to 1000 employees or $50,000 to $500,000 in Kern County property taxes;

$1,000
101 to 500 employees or $25,000 to $50,000 in Kern County property taxes; Nonprofit Associations

$750
51-100 employees or $15,000 to $25,000 in Kern County property taxes

$500
16-50 employees or $10,000 to $15,000 in Kern County property taxes

$250
1-15 employees or under $10,000 in Kern County property taxes

$100
Individual Taxpayers

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Membership Levels

Kerntax is currently registered under Section 501(c)(4) of the IRS code.  KernTax does not endorse political candidates or make political campaign contributions.

Section 501(c) (4) of the IRS tax code is reserved for civic leagues and other organizations operated exclusively for the promotion of social welfare. They may engage in unlimited amounts of lobbying activity, which the IRS defines as attempts to influence legislation, but they may not be primarily engaged in efforts to affect the outcomes of elections. Those groups that attempt to influence elections are required to pay taxes on their election-oriented expenditures or their organization’s overall investment income for the year, whichever is less.  Section 501(c) (4) groups are not required to disclose contributors’ names.

Your annual investment may qualify as a deductible corporate subscription (business expense).  Consult your tax professional.

KernTax’s Federal Employer Identification Number is 95-0898312.