ORS 673.615¹
Prohibited acts
  • preparation of tax returns
  • refund anticipation loans

Except as otherwise provided in ORS 673.605 (Definitions for ORS 673.605 to 673.740) to 673.740 (Educational program as remedy):

(1) A person may not prepare or advise or assist in the preparation of personal income tax returns for another and for valuable consideration or represent that the person is so engaged unless the person is licensed as a tax consultant under ORS 673.605 (Definitions for ORS 673.605 to 673.740) to 673.740 (Educational program as remedy).

(2) A tax preparer may prepare or advise or assist in the preparation of tax returns only under the supervision of a tax consultant, or a person described in ORS 673.610 (Application of ORS 673.605 to 673.740) (2) or (4), and subject to such conditions and limitations as the State Board of Tax Practitioners by rule may impose.

(3) A person may not be a facilitator of a refund anticipation loan without first being issued a license as a tax consultant or tax preparer under ORS 673.640 (Issuance of licenses). [1973 c.387 §2; 1975 c.464 §6; 1977 c.100 §4; 2005 c.331 §5]

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Applica­tion of tax consultant licensing to per­sons enrolled to practice before federal Internal Revenue Service, (1991) Vol 46, p 438

Chapter 673

Atty. Gen. Opinions

This chapter as authorizing partnership of corpora­tion and individual, (1972) Vol 36, p 94

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 673—Accountants; Other Tax Professionals, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors673.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2019, Chapter 673, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano673.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
 
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