Collection of Property Taxes

ORS 311.253
Use of computer record to comply with ORS 311


Notwithstanding ORS 311.250 (Tax statements), if to meet the requirements of ORS 311.250 (Tax statements), the tax collector must deliver or mail multiple tax statements to the same person, as defined in ORS 311.605 (“Person” defined for ORS 311), the tax collector may, at the request of the person made in writing, in lieu of the required tax statements, deliver or mail to the person a computer record that contains the name and last-known address of the person, and for each of the properties for which an individual tax statement would otherwise be required, such information as the Department of Revenue may prescribe by rule and any other information mutually agreed to by the tax collector and the person.


Any request made under this section must be made to the tax collector by the person on or before October 1 of each year. If upon mutual agreement of the parties, the tax collector complies with the request in accordance with the agreement, the tax collector is relieved of responsibility of delivering or mailing tax statements in any other manner.


Any information required by ORS 311.250 (Tax statements) to appear on a tax statement that is not included in the computer record authorized by this section shall appear on the face of the tax receipt given under ORS 311.361 (Form of tax receipt). This section shall not apply to a mortgagee required or authorized to pay ad valorem taxes to which ORS 311.252 (Copy of tax statement to be sent to mortgagee paying taxes) applies.


As used in this section and ORS 311.252 (Copy of tax statement to be sent to mortgagee paying taxes), “computer record” means information stored by any means of electronic storage or paper on which is printed information retrieved from a computer or other form of electronic storage. [1981 c.364 §1; 1997 c.541 §288; 2003 c.108 §1]


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Mar. 11, 2023