ORS 306.245¹
Standard forms for tax statement and personal property tax return

(1) In order to achieve uniformity in assessment and collection of property taxes throughout the state, the Department of Revenue shall prescribe a form for use by counties using automated data processing equipment and a form for use by counties not using automated data processing equipment for each of the following categories:

(a) The tax statement referred to in ORS 311.250 (Tax statements).

(b) The personal property tax return referred to in ORS 308.290 (Returns).

(2) Counties must use the forms prescribed by the department under subsection (1) of this section.

(3) In prescribing the forms under subsection (1) of this section, the department shall consult with the appropriate county officers and employees and shall take into account the equipment available in each county.

(4) The department shall provide and shall bear the cost of each category of form described in subsection (1) of this section for each year in which the county uses the form prescribed under subsection (1) of this section for the category. [1979 c.241 §52; 1981 c.804 §110; 1987 c.158 §178; 1991 c.459 §34; 2003 c.400 §1]

Chapter 306

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Discussion of 1982 Ballot Measure 3 (one and one-half percent prop­erty tax limita­tion), (1982) Vol. 43, p 16

Law Review Cita­tions

5 EL 516 (1975)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 306—Property Taxation Generally, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors306.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2019, Chapter 306, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano306.­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