ORS 323.401¹
Refund agreement with governing body of Indian reservation
  • appropriation for refunds

(1) The Department of Revenue is authorized to enter into a cigarette tax refund agreement with the governing body of any Indian reservation in Oregon. The agreement may provide for a mutually agreed upon amount as a refund to the governing body of any cigarette tax prepaid on sales of cigarettes to Indians upon the reservation and paid into the State Treasury. This provision is in addition to other laws allowing tax refunds.

(2) There is continuously appropriated to the Department of Revenue from the suspense account established under ORS 293.445 (Definition for ORS 293.445 to 293.460) and 323.455 (Distribution of certain cigarette tax revenues), the amounts necessary to make the refunds provided by subsection (1) of this section. [1979 c.581 §§1,2,3; 1987 c.758 §13; 2003 c.804 §25]

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Notes of Decisions

This chapter was not intended to impose a tax on cigarettes sold by an Oregon distributor, to be shipped out of state and sold out of state to ultimate consumers for use out of state. Carter & Son v. Dept. of Rev., 5 OTR 379 (1974)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 323—Cigarettes and Tobacco Products, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors323.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 323, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­323ano.­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