Oregon Statutes - Chapter 311 - Collection of Property Taxes - Section 311.704 - Election to defer special assessment for local improvement.

(1) Subject to ORS 311.706, a taxpayer may elect to defer payment of the amount of special assessment for local improvement assessed or reassessed to the taxpayerís homestead. The election shall be made by filing a claim for deferral with the officer in charge of the bond lien docket or assessment lien record. The effect of filing the claim shall be to defer payment of the amount of special assessment for local improvement determined under ORS 311.702. The claim for deferral shall be effective for the calendar year for which it is filed and for each subsequent year until the occurrence of one or more of the events described in ORS 311.716.

(2) If a guardian or conservator has been appointed for a taxpayer otherwise qualified to obtain the deferral of payment of special assessment for local improvement amounts accorded under ORS 311.702 to 311.735, the guardian or conservator may act for the taxpayer in complying with ORS 311.702 to 311.735.

(3) A taxpayer who has elected to claim the deferral under ORS 311.702 to 311.735 shall not be entitled to claim a deferral or other similar assistance available under local law. [1977 c.859 §2; 1979 c.762 §4; 1985 c.167 §3; 1997 c.154 §12]

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