Personal Income Tax

ORS 316.194
Withholding from lottery prize payments

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If a lottery prize payment for a prize is $1,500 or more, and the payment is made to an individual, the Oregon State Lottery Commission shall withhold eight percent of the payment. A payment made to a partnership, estate, trust or corporation shall not be subject to the withholding of tax.


The commission shall pay to the Department of Revenue any amounts withheld under this section in the time and manner provided by the department by rule.


If a prize exceeds $600, the commission shall provide the prize recipient an income reporting form indicating the amount of the prize payment being made. At the request of the prize recipient or the department, the commission shall provide the requester a copy of an income reporting form provided under this subsection. [1997 c.849 §4; 1999 c.43 §1; 1999 c.143 §5; 2003 c.48 §1; 2017 c.19 §1]
Chapter 316

Notes of Decisions

Unless the divorce decree specifically designates that payments are for child support, payments will be treated as alimony. Henderson v. Dept. of Rev., 5 OTR 153 (1972)

The goal of this chapter is to incorporate all of the provisions of the federal Internal Revenue Code; taxable income should be adjusted whenever the result of the adjustment is to give effect to the policies or principles of the federal Internal Revenue Code, even though no express authority for the adjustment is present in the statutes. Christian v. Dept. of Rev., 269 Or 469, 526 P2d 538 (1974); Smith v. Dept. of Rev., 270 Or 456, 528 P2d 73 (1974)

By its enactment of this chapter, the legislature intended to adopt §172 of the federal Internal Revenue Code allowing for the carryback and carryforward of net operating losses. Christian v. Dept. of Rev., 269 Or 469, 526 P2d 538 (1974)

Where plaintiff failed to appeal timely as required by this section, appeal rights were not preserved so that cause could be considered on merits. Dela Rosa v. Dept. of Rev., 11 OTR 201 (1989), aff'd 313 Or 284, 832 P2d 1228 (1992)

Where taxpayers paid foreign income taxes on foreign income and claimed foreign taxes paid as federal tax credit and as state business expense deduction, taxpayers who claim federal foreign tax credit are entitled only to foreign tax deduction provided in ORS 316.690. Whipple v. Dept. of Rev., 309 Or 422, 788 P2d 994 (1990)

For purposes of claim preclusion, all issues regarding taxpayer's income tax liability for tax year constitute same claim. U.S. Bancorp v. Dept. of Revenue, 15 OTR 13 (1999)

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Political contributions as credit against Oregon tax return, (1974) Vol 37, p 159

Law Review Citations

57 OLR 309 (1978); 16 WLR 373 (1979)


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