Oregon Statutes - Chapter 307 - Property Subject to Taxation; Exemptions - Section 307.145 - Certain child care facilities, schools and student housing.

(1) If not otherwise exempt by law, upon compliance with ORS 307.162, the child care facilities, schools, academies and student housing accommodations, owned or being purchased by incorporated eleemosynary institutions or by incorporated religious organizations, used exclusively by such institutions or organizations for or in immediate connection with educational purposes, are exempt from taxation.

(2) Property described in subsection (1) of this section which is exclusively for or in the immediate connection with educational purposes shall continue to be exempt when leased to a political subdivision of the State of Oregon, or to another incorporated eleemosynary institution or incorporated religious organization for an amount not to exceed the cost of repairs, maintenance and upkeep.

(3)(a) As used in this section, “child care facility” means a child care center certified by the Child Care Division of the Employment Department under ORS 657A.280 to provide educational child care.

(b) Before an exemption for a child care facility is allowed under this section, in addition to any other information required under ORS 307.162, the statement shall:

(A) Describe the property and declare or be accompanied by proof that the corporation is an eleemosynary institution or religious organization.

(B) Declare or be accompanied by proof that the division has issued the child care facility a certification to provide educational child care.

(C) Be signed by the taxpayer subject to the penalties for false swearing. [1957 c.683 §1; 1959 c.207 §3; 1971 c.670 §1; 1981 c.611 §1; 1987 c.756 §6; 1993 c.733 §10; 1995 c.278 §32; 1999 c.743 §20; 2003 c.293 §13]

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