2017 ORS 314.843¹
Reporting of information to consumer reporting agency
  • rules

(1) As used in this section, “consumer reporting agency” means any person that, for monetary fees or dues or on a cooperative nonprofit basis, regularly engages in whole or in part in the practice of assembling or evaluating consumer credit information or other information on consumers for the purpose of furnishing consumer reports to third parties, and that uses any means or facility of interstate commerce for the purpose of preparing or furnishing consumer reports.

(2)(a) Notwithstanding ORS 314.835 (Divulging particulars of returns and reports prohibited), and subject to rules established by the Department of Revenue, if a taxpayer has neglected or refused to pay any tax and has not filed in good faith an appeal to the tax court within the period required by ORS 305.280 (Time for filing appeals) contesting the tax, the department may:

(A) Report periodically to consumer reporting agencies the name of any taxpayer who is delinquent in the payment of taxes and the amount owed by the taxpayer; and

(B) Otherwise make available to a consumer reporting agency upon its request information regarding the amount of delinquent taxes owed by a taxpayer.

(b) The department shall provide advance notice to the taxpayer concerning the proposed reporting of information to the consumer reporting agencies. The notice must inform the taxpayer:

(A) Of the amount of the tax liability that the department will report to the consumer reporting agencies;

(B) That the department will continue to report the amount of tax liability owed without sending additional notice to the parties;

(C) Of the taxpayer’s right to request an administrative review within 30 days after the date of the notice; and

(D) Of the issues that may be considered on review.

(3) The department shall report information under subsection (2) of this section only to a person that has furnished evidence satisfactory to the department that the person is a consumer reporting agency.

(4) When the department has made a report to a consumer reporting agency under subsection (2) of this section, the department shall promptly notify the consumer reporting agency when the department’s records show that the taxpayer no longer owes delinquent taxes. [2009 c.640 §7]

Chapter 314

Law Review Cita­tions

9 WLJ 249 (1973); 5 EL 516 (1975)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 314—Taxes Imposed Upon or Measured by Net Income, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors314.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 314, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano314.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
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