AOI Introduces Bill to Level the Playing Field for Oregon Companies in Tax Court
By J.L. Wilson
Associated Oregon Industries
A new bill has been introduced by AOI that will level the playing field for Oregon companies in Tax Court – a concept that is intended to result in less litigation and less contentiousness – and reduce litigation costs for Oregon business.
The bill, HB 2731, was introduced last week by Representative Vicki Berger (R-Salem) at the request of AOI.
Currently, all private real estate appraisers must abide by uniform appraisal standards known as the Universal Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP). All private real estate appraisals must be compliant with USPAP. Private appraisers can lose licensure through non-compliance with USPAP.