Oregon Statutes - Chapter 307 - Property Subject to Taxation; Exemptions - Section 307.220 - Property of nonprofit mutual or cooperative telephone associations.

After the Department of Revenue has taken the action required by ORS 307.240, all property consisting of improvements, fixtures, equipment and supplies, owned by any association of persons, wholly mutual or cooperative in character, whether incorporated or unincorporated, used exclusively in the construction, maintenance and operation of a telephonic communication system for the benefit of the members of such association, where such association has no other business or purpose and the operation of such system is conducted without intent to produce profit in money and without the ownership, operation or lease of telephonic switchboard exchange facilities, or direct or indirect ownership of stock in any telephonic switchboard association, partnership or corporation, shall be exempt from taxation. This exemption shall not apply to any parcel of land or building owned by any such association, which land or building shall be assessed and apportioned by the Department of Revenue in accordance with existing law. This exemption shall not apply to any system having a real market value in excess of $2,500. [Amended by 1997 c.325 §20]

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