ORS 319.310¹
Claims for refunds may be required to be under oath
  • investigation of claims

(1) The Department of Transportation may require any person who makes claim for refund of tax upon motor vehicle fuel to furnish a statement, under oath, giving the occupation, description of the machines or equipment in which the motor vehicle fuel was used, the place where used and such other information as the department may require.

(2) The department may investigate claims and gather and compile such information in regard to the claims as it considers necessary to safeguard the state and prevent fraudulent practices in connection with tax refunds and tax evasions. The department may, in order to establish the validity of any claim, examine the books and records of the claimant for such purposes. The records shall be sufficient to substantiate the accuracy of the claim and shall be in such form and contain such information as the department may require. Failure of the claimant to maintain such records or to accede to the demand for such examination constitutes a waiver of all rights to the refund claimed on account of the transaction questioned. [Amended by 1959 c.186 §4]

Chapter 319

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Applicability to "license" tax of exemp­tions from fuel tax and refund of taxes paid, (1974) Vol 37, p 229

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 319—Motor Vehicle and Aircraft Fuel Taxes, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­319.­html (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 319, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­319ano.­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.
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