ORS 305.460¹
Salary, expenses, disability and retirement of judge and magistrates

(1) The judge of the tax court shall receive such salary as is provided by law. The presiding magistrate and magistrates of the tax court shall receive such salary as is fixed under the personnel plan established by the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court pursuant to ORS 1.008 (Personnel plan, fiscal plan and property plan). The judge and magistrates shall receive no other allowances for services except as authorized by this section.

(2) When the judge or a magistrate of the tax court holds court or performs any other official function away from the state capital, hotel bills and traveling expenses necessarily incurred by the judge or magistrate in the performance of that duty shall be paid by the state. Such expenses are to be paid upon the certificate of the judge or magistrate to the truth of an itemized statement of the expenses. The certificate of expenses is a sufficient voucher upon which the claim shall be paid as provided in ORS 293.295 (When claim against moneys in State Treasury may be paid) to 293.462 (Payment of overdue account charges). The Oregon Department of Administrative Services shall draw a warrant upon the State Treasurer for the amount thereof in favor of the tax court judge or magistrate.

(3) The judge of the Oregon Tax Court shall be subject to the provisions of ORS 1.310 (Involuntary retirement of judges for disability) and 238.505 (Judges as PERS members) relating to disability and retirement to the same extent and in the same manner as a judge of a circuit court. A tax court magistrate shall be subject to the provisions of law relating to retirement for disability and retirement applicable to a state officer or employee. [1961 c.533 §§4,5; 1977 c.896 §9; 1983 c.740 §85; 1991 c.815 §10; 1995 c.650 §4]

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Notes of Decisions

Policy of efficient and effective tax collec­tion makes doctrine of estoppel against govern­ment in tax cases one of rare applica­tion. Pacific Conference v. Dept. of Rev., 7 OTR 429 (1978)

Law Review Cita­tions

9 WLJ 193-260 (1973)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 305—Administration of Revenue and Tax Laws; Appeals, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors305.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 305, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­305ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent. Currency Information