2017 ORS 307.545¹
Application for exemption

(1) A corporation seeking the exemption granted under ORS 307.540 (Definitions for ORS 307.540 to 307.548) to 307.548 (Termination of exemption) must file an application for exemption with the governing body for each assessment year the corporation wants the exemption. The application must be filed on or before March 1 of the assessment year for which the exemption is sought, except that when the property designated is acquired after March 1 and before July 1, the application for that year must be filed within 30 days after the date of acquisition.

(2) The application must include the following information, as applicable:

(a) A description of the property for which the exemption is requested;

(b) A description of the charitable purpose of the project and whether all or a portion of the property is being used for that purpose;

(c) A certification of income levels of low income occupants;

(d) A description of how the tax exemption will benefit project residents;

(e) A description of the development of the property if the property is being held for future low income housing development;

(f) A declaration that the corporation has been granted exemption from income taxation under section 501(a) of the Internal Revenue Code as an organization described in section 501(c)(3) or 501(c)(4) of the Internal Revenue Code; and

(g) A description of how the corporation and the property, respectively, meet any additional criteria adopted by the governing body pursuant to ORS 307.541 (Nonprofit corporation low income housing) (2).

(3) The applicant shall verify the information in the application by oath or affirmation. [1985 c.660 §4; 1987 c.756 §15; 1993 c.108 §2; 1993 c.270 §25; 1997 c.541 §§133,133a; 2013 c.193 §7; 2015 c.310 §9]

Note: See first note under 307.540 (Definitions for ORS 307.540 to 307.548).

Chapter 307

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Validity of ad valorem and severance taxa­tion of logs destined for export, (1975) Vol 37, p 427; 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 307—Property Subject to Taxation; Exemptions, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors307.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 307, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano307.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
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.