Property Tax

Most local governments in Oregon must prepare and adopt an annual or biennial budget. Schools, counties, cities, rural fire protections districts, and special districts are subject to budget law. Read our "Citizen overview of local budget law" for more information.

Download forms, publications, and budget detail sheets by searching "local budget" in our forms center. Budgets must be prepared in a format prescribed by statute. 

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Basic local budget law training

These free training sessions are for governing body members, budget committee members, finance directors, administrators, and budget officers who participate in the budget process. The course covers local budget law basics, and state property tax laws related to preparing local government budgets. Registration is not required, hours are 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Refreshments are on your own.

​Feb. 8, 2017 ​Forest Grove City Library, Rogers Room
2114 Pacific Ave
Forest Grove OR 97116
Feb. 14, 2017 ​La Grande Assessor, Clerk, and Planning Office
1001 4th St
La Grande OR 97850
Feb. 15, 2017 ​Port of Morrow
Wolf Springs Room
2 Marine Dr
Boardman OR 97818
Feb. 16, 2017 ​Deschutes Services Building
Barnes and Sawyer Room
1300 Wall St
Bend OR 97701
Feb. 17, 2017 Lane Community College
Bldg 19 Room 226
4000 E 30th Ave
Eugene OR 97405
Feb. 21, 2017 ​Clackamas Community College
Gregory Forum B and C
19600 S Molalla Ave
Oregon City OR 97045
Feb. 28, 2017 ​Lake County Courthouse
Memorial Hall
513 Center St
Lakeview OR 97630
March 1, 2017 Community Justice Building
Suite 101
1101 W Main St
Medford OR 97501
​March 2, 2017 ​Southwestern Oregon Community College
Empire Hall, Room LVF
1988 Newmark Ave
Coos Bay OR 97420
March 3, 2017
Oregon Coast Community College
Community Room 140
400 SE College Way
Newport OR 97420
​March 13, 2017 ​​​Linn County Fai​r & Expo Center
Conference Rooms 1 & 2
3700 Knox Butte Rd
Albany OR 97322


Contact us

Phone: (503) 945-8293

Oregon Department of Revenue
Property Tax Division
Finance and Taxation
PO BOX 14380
Salem OR 97309-5075

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