Jerome Horton

B.S., Business Administration, 1979

Jerome Horton

Jerome E. Horton currently serves as a member of the California State Board of Equalization. He brings to the Board 21 years of experience as a business tax law specialist as well as an understanding of public policy as a former member of the California State Assembly and Inglewood City Council.

Horton has earned a reputation as an advocate for California taxpayers. He is credited with playing an important role in the creation of the Board of Equalization’s “Taxpayers’ Bill of Rights”, which ensures California’s taxpayers a fair and transparent process. He also initiated the formation of the Joint Enforcement Criminal Task Force, which targets organized crime operations active in the underground economy.