Cigarettes and Tobacco Products

ORS 323.570
Transport of untaxed products

  • permit
  • bills of lading


Any transporter desiring to possess or acquire untaxed tobacco products for transportation or transport upon the highways, roads or streets of this state shall obtain a permit from the Department of Revenue authorizing such transporter to possess or acquire for transportation or transport the untaxed tobacco products, and shall have the permit in the transporting vehicle during the period of transportation of the tobacco products. The application for the permit shall be in such form and shall contain such information as may be prescribed by the department. The department may issue a permit for a single load or shipment or for a number of loads or shipments to be transported under specified conditions.


Each transporter who shall transport or possess or acquire for the purpose of transporting untaxed tobacco products upon the highways, roads or streets of this state is required to have within the transporting vehicle invoices or bills of lading covering the shipment of tobacco products being transported which shall show the name and address of the consignor or seller, the name and address of the consignee or purchaser and the quantity and types of tobacco products transported. [1985 c.816 §27c]
Chapter 323

Notes of Decisions

This chapter was not intended to impose a tax on cigarettes sold by an Oregon distributor, to be shipped out of state and sold out of state to ultimate consumers for use out of state. Carter & Son v. Dept. of Rev., 5 OTR 379 (1974)


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