Withholding of state income taxes from federal retired pay for members of uniformed services
(1)The Department of Revenue may enter into an agreement with the appropriate United States agency or instrumentality for the voluntary withholding of state income taxes from the retired pay of members of the uniformed services under the provisions of section 654, Public Law 98-525. The department is hereby authorized to do all acts and comply with any requirements necessary to enable retired members of the uniformed services to elect voluntary withholding of state income taxes from their retired pay.
(2)The department may establish by rule a minimum monthly amount to be withheld and paid over for any member electing voluntary withholding of state income taxes under an agreement entered into under subsection (1) of this section.
(3)Notwithstanding ORS 314.835 (Divulging particulars of returns and reports prohibited) or 314.840 (Disclosure of information), the department may disclose to the Department of Defense the name, address or Social Security number of any member electing voluntary withholding of state income taxes whenever necessary to enable the Department of Defense to implement such withholding under the terms of an agreement entered into under subsection (1) of this section.
(4)As used in this section:
(a)“Member” means any person retired from a regular or reserve component of one of the uniformed services, who has Oregon personal income tax liability in connection with the receipt of retired pay.
(b)“Retired pay” means pay and benefits received based on conditions of the federal retirement law, pay grade, years of service, date of retirement, transfer to Fleet Reserve or Fleet Marine Corps Reserve or disability.
(c)“Uniformed services” means the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, commissioned corps of the United States Public Health Service and the commissioned corps of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. [1985 c.87 §8]
Section 316.193 — Withholding of state income taxes from federal retired pay for members of uniformed services,