2007 ORS 308.007¹

(1) As used in the statute laws of this state, unless the context or a specially applicable definition requires otherwise, for purposes of property taxation:

(a) "Assessment date" means the day of the assessment year on which property is to be assessed under ORS 308.210 (Assessing property) or 308.250 (Valuation and assessment of personal property).

(b) "Assessment year" means calendar year.

(c) "Tax year" or "fiscal year" means a period of 12 months beginning on July 1.

(d) "Year" means the assessment year.

(2) For purposes of property taxation, unless the context requires otherwise, the assessment year beginning January 1 corresponds to the tax year beginning July 1 of the same calendar year. [1977 c.461 §1; 1991 c.459 §82; 1997 c.541 §146; 1999 c.1078 §66; 2005 c.94 §42]

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Notes of Decisions

Programs administered by Depart­ment of Revenue that allow preferential assess­ment for farm and forestland are not "programs affecting land use" and are not subject to require­ment of statewide goal and local comprehensive plan compliance under ORS 197.180 (State agency planning responsibilities). Springer v. LCDC, 111 Or App 262, 826 P2d 54 (1992), Sup Ct review denied

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Applica­tion of Article XI, sec­tion 11b of Oregon Constitu­tion to this chapter, (1990) Vol 46, p 388

Law Review Cita­tions

5 EL 516 (1975)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 308—Assessment of Property for Taxation, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­308.­html (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 308, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­308ano.­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.