Collection of Property Taxes

ORS 311.701
Senior Property Tax Deferral Revolving Account

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There is established in the State Treasury the Senior Property Tax Deferral Revolving Account to be used by the Department of Revenue for the purpose of making the payments to:


County tax collectors of property taxes deferred for tax years beginning on or after January 1, 1983, as required by ORS 311.676 (State to pay counties amount equivalent to deferred taxes).


The appropriate local officer of special assessment improvement amounts deferred on or after October 15, 1983, as required by ORS 311.730 (Payments by state to local officers).


The department for its expenses in administering the property tax and special assessment senior deferral programs.


The Senior Property Tax Deferral Revolving Account may include a reserve for payment of department administrative expenses.


All sums of money received by the Department of Revenue under ORS 311.666 (Definitions for ORS 311) to 311.701 (Senior Property Tax Deferral Revolving Account) as repayments of deferred property taxes or under ORS 311.702 (Definitions for ORS 311) to 311.735 (Rules) as repayments of deferred special assessment improvement amounts, including the interest accrued under ORS 311.674 (Listing of tax-deferred property) (3) or 311.711 (Duties of bond lien docket or assessment lien record officer) (3) shall, upon receipt, be credited to the revolving account and are continuously appropriated to the department for the purposes of subsection (1) of this section.
(4)(a) If there are not sufficient moneys in the revolving account to make the payments required by subsection (1) of this section, and the amount appropriated from the General Fund is not sufficient when added together with the moneys in the revolving account to provide an amount sufficient to make the required payments, the State Treasurer, in the capacity of investment officer for the Oregon Investment Council, may lend to the Department of Revenue such amounts as may be necessary to make the payments.


The State Treasurer may lend moneys that may be invested as provided in ORS 293.701 (Definitions for ORS 293) to 293.857 (Separate accounts for each local government).


Any moneys lent under this subsection shall be repaid within five years together with interest at a rate determined by the State Treasurer and consistent with the investment standards of ORS 293.721 (General objective of investments) and 293.726 (Standard of judgment and care in investments). [1983 c.550 §12; 1985 c.167 §1; 1995 c.257 §1; 2001 c.716 §27; 2005 c.749 §4; 2009 c.885 §10; 2011 c.723 §17]


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