(1) Notwithstanding ORS 307.260, if a war veteran receives notice of certification from the United States Department of Veterans Affairs or any branch of the Armed Forces of the United States that the war veteran has disabilities of 40 percent or more as of a date set forth in the certification, the war veteran may obtain the exemption set forth in ORS 307.250 for each tax year following the date of certified disability.
(2) A war veteran seeking to obtain an exemption under ORS 307.250 pursuant to this section must file a claim for exemption with the county assessor within six months of the date the federal government agency notifies the war veteran of the certified disability.
(3) Notwithstanding subsection (1) of this section, a war veteran may not receive an exemption under ORS 307.250 for a tax year that is more than three tax years prior to the tax year in which a claim is filed under this section.
(4) If the county assessor determines that a war veteran who has filed a claim under this section meets the requirements of ORS 307.250 for a tax year prior to the current tax year, property taxes collected on the exempt amount for the prior tax year, together with interest at the rate set forth in ORS 311.812, shall be refunded to the war veteran. Refunds shall be made from the refund reserve account established under ORS 311.807. [2001 c.199 §2]Section: Previous 307.241 307.242 307.243 307.244 307.245 307.250 307.260 307.262 307.270 307.280 307.283 307.285 307.286 307.289 307.290 Next
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