Miscellaneous Taxes

ORS 320.011
Amusement device excise tax

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An excise tax is imposed upon every person for the privilege of operating an amusement device within this state. The tax shall be imposed as provided in subsection (2) of this section and ORS 320.012 (Increase in tax when net receipts exceed specified amounts).


The tax shall be $125 for operating an amusement device during the tax year.


If an amusement device is not in operation in each quarter of the tax year, the tax imposed under this section shall be prorated, based on the number of calendar quarters in which the amusement device was operating for one day or more.


The tax imposed by this section is in addition to all other excises, taxes, fees or other charges and shall not be used to reduce amounts otherwise accruing to the State Lottery Fund under contracts or agreements with lottery operators or retailers or in any other manner. [1991 c.459 §269 (enacted in lieu of 320.010); 1993 c.803 §2; 1999 c.501 §2]


Under former similar statute (ORS 320.010)

Application of Article XI, section 11b of Oregon Constitution to this provision, (1991) Vol 46, p 442


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