2013 ORS § 305.570¹
Standing to appeal to regular division of tax court
  • perfection of appeal

(1)(a) Any person, including a county assessor or county tax collector aggrieved by and affected by a written decision of a tax court magistrate issued under ORS 305.501 (Appeals to tax court to be heard by magistrate division), or any person seeking a remedy in the tax court provided by statute, other than as provided in ORS 305.275 (Persons who may appeal due to acts or omissions) (1), may appeal to the regular division of the Oregon Tax Court, and appeal shall be perfected in the manner provided in ORS 305.404 (Oregon Tax Court) to 305.560 (Appeals procedure generally).

(b) Except for an appeal brought by a county assessor or county tax collector, the order being appealed under this subsection must affect the person or the property of the person making the appeal or property for which the person making the appeal holds an interest that obligates the person to pay taxes imposed on the property. As used in this paragraph, an interest that obligates the person to pay taxes includes a contract, lease or other intervening instrumentality.

(2) A taxpayer or political subdivision affected by a determination of the Department of Revenue authorized under ORS 305.620 (Collection and distribution of local taxes on income and sales) may appeal to the tax court as provided in ORS 305.620 (Collection and distribution of local taxes on income and sales). [1977 c.870 §13; 1983 c.605 §3; 1983 c.749 §3; 1991 c.459 §29; 1993 c.18 §65; 1995 c.650 §24; 1997 c.541 §75; 1997 c.826 §§4,5; 1999 c.21 §11; 1999 c.340 §4]