Real Property Transfer Tax Battle In Oregon Begins Again


Oregon Revised Statute 306.815 presently prohibits any city, county, district, or other political subdivision or municipal corporation from imposing a transfer tax. The only exception is the existing transfer tax in Washington County. In virtually every session of the Oregon Legislature, there are bills to allow the imposition of transfer taxes. House Bill 2518 was recently filed and seeks to allow the imposition of a transfer tax but only if three conditions are satisfied...

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