Property Tax

Local bu​dgets

​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. ​

Training videos

Training handouts

Other resou​rces

Basic local budget la​w 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. Training hours are 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Refreshments are on your own.​​

Download the above training materials for the local budget law classes. Please make sure that you sign up for the local budget announcement mail list for any changes or cancellation announcement to our training sessions due to inclement weather.

Date ​Ve​nue​
January 29, 2019 Albany
Linn County Expo Center
Rooms 1 and 2
3700 Knox Butte Road SE
Albany OR 97322
January 31, 2019 Roseburg
Douglas County Courthouse
Church Annex
1036 SE Douglas Ave
Roseburg City OR 97470
February 5, 2019​
(class starts at 10:30 a.m.)
Blue Mountain Community College
Umatilla Hall Building - OSU Extension Conference Room 100
2411 NW Carden Ave
Pendleton OR 97801
February 6, 2019 The Dalles
Columbia Gorge Community College
CGCC Lecture Hall Building 2
400 East Scenic Drive
The Dalles OR 97058
February 14, 2019 Hillsboro
Sheriff's Office Headquarters and Jail (near the MAX station at Hatfield Government Center)
Training Rooms B and C on 2nd floor
215 SW Adams Ave
Hillsboro OR 97123
February 20, 2019 Medford
Jackson County Courthouse
Jackson Room, 3rd floor
10 S Oakdale Ave 
Medford OR 97501
February 21, 2019 Coos Bay
Southwestern Oregon Communicty College
Room Coaledo 3
1988 Newmark Ave
Coos Bay OR 97420
February 26, 2019 Sisters
Due to expected inclement weather, the Finance, Taxation and Exemption Unit is canceling this training session.
February 28, 2019 Lincoln City
Oregon Coast Community College
The North County Center - Room 108
3788 SE High School Drive
Lincoln City OR 97394
March 5, 2019 Eugene
Lane Community College
Building 19 - Room 226
4000 E 30th Ave
Eugene OR 97405
March 7, 2019 Clackamas
Clackamas Community College
Oregon City Campus - Gregory Forum B&C
19600 Mollala Ave
Oregon City OR 97045

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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