Miscellaneous Taxes

ORS 320.345
Collector reimbursement charges


(1)

On or after January 1, 2001, a unit of local government that imposed a local transient lodging tax on December 31, 2000, and allowed a transient lodging tax collector to retain a collection reimbursement charge on that tax, may not decrease the rate of the collection reimbursement charge.

(2)

A unit of local government that imposes a new local transient lodging tax on or after January 1, 2001, shall allow a transient lodging tax collector to retain a collection reimbursement charge of at least five percent of all collected local transient lodging tax revenues. The unit of local government may increase the rate of the collection reimbursement charge.

(3)

A unit of local government that increases a local transient lodging tax on or after January 1, 2001, shall allow a transient lodging tax collector to retain a collection reimbursement charge of at least five percent of all collected local transient lodging tax revenues, including revenues that would have been collected without the increase. The unit of local government may increase the rate of the collection reimbursement charge.

(4)

A unit of local government may not offset the loss of local transient lodging tax revenues caused by collection reimbursement charges allowed under this section by:

(a)

Increasing the rate of the local transient lodging tax;

(b)

Decreasing the percentage of total local transient lodging tax revenues used to fund tourism promotion or tourism-related facilities; or

(c)

Increasing or imposing a new fee solely on transient lodging tax collectors or tourism promotion agencies that are funded by the local transient lodging tax. [2003 c.818 §10; 2013 c.610 §11]
Chapter 320

Notes of Decisions

Amusement device tax is privilege tax, and not property tax subject to limitations of section 11b, Article XI of Oregon Constitution. Alien Enterprises, Inc. v. Dept. of Rev., 12 OTR 126 (1992)


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