2013 ORS § 473.100¹
Seizure of property
  • notice of sale

(1) Whenever any manufacturer is delinquent in the payment of the privilege tax provided for in ORS 473.030 (Tax on wines and malt beverages) and 473.035 (Tax on cider), the Oregon Liquor Control Commission or its duly authorized representative shall seize any property subject to the tax and sell, at public auction, property so seized, or a sufficient portion thereof to pay the privilege tax due, together with any penalties imposed under ORS 473.060 (Payment of taxes) for such delinquency and all costs incurred on account of the seizure and sale.

(2) Written notice of the intended sale and the time and place thereof, shall be given to such delinquent manufacturer and to all persons appearing of record to have an interest in the property, at least 10 days before the date set for the sale. The notice shall be enclosed in an envelope addressed to the manufacturer at the last-known residence or place of business of the manufacturer in this state, if any; and in the case of any person appearing of record to have an interest in such property, addressed to such person at the last-known place of residence of the person, if any. The envelope shall be deposited in the United States mail, postage prepaid. In addition, notice shall be published for at least 10 days before the date set for such sale, in a newspaper of general circulation published in the county in which the property seized is to be sold. If there is no newspaper of general circulation in such county, the notice shall be posted in three public places in such county for the 10-day period. The notice shall contain a description of the property to be sold, a statement of the amount of the privilege taxes, penalties and costs, the name of the manufacturer and the further statement that, unless the privilege taxes, penalties and costs are paid on or before the time fixed in the notice for the sale, the property, or so much thereof as may be necessary, will be sold in accordance with law and the notice. [Amended by 1997 c.348 §10; 2007 c.854 §8]