ORS 305.035¹
Director of Department of Revenue
  • appointment
  • confirmation
  • compensation and expenses
  • bond

(1) The Department of Revenue shall be under the supervision of the Director of the Department of Revenue who shall be appointed for a term of four years and shall hold office at the pleasure of the Governor. The director shall be skilled and expert in matters of taxation or financial administration and shall devote the entire time of the director to the performance of the duties imposed upon the department.

(2) The appointment of the director is subject to confirmation by the Senate under ORS 171.562 (Procedures for confirmation) and 171.565 (Vote required for confirmation). In case the Governor’s choice of a director is not confirmed, the Governor shall make another appointment subject to the confirmation by the Senate as provided in this subsection.

(3) The director shall receive such salary as may be provided by law. In addition to salary, the director, subject to the limitations otherwise provided by law, shall be reimbursed for all reasonable expenses necessarily incurred by the director in the performance of official duties. Before entering upon the duties of office, the director shall be bonded under ORS 291.011 (Blanket fidelity bonds for state officers and personnel). [1969 c.520 §4; 1985 c.565 §52; 1985 c.761 §5; 2016 c.98 §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); 48 WLR 147 (2011)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 305—Administration of Revenue and Tax Laws; Appeals, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors305.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2019, Chapter 305, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano305.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
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