Senior Deferral and Veterans Exemption

Senior Deferral and Veterans Exemption

Senior and Disable Deferral Program
During the 2011 Legislative session, changes were made to the Senior/Disabled Deferral property tax program. The Oregon Department of Revenue Deferral Unit will be handling all inquiries relating to these changes.

Oregon Department of Revenue:

 Toll-free  1-800-356-4222
 Deferral Unit  (503) 945-8348
 Fax  (503) 945-8737

TTY (hearing or speech impaired; machine only

 Toll-free  1-800-886-7204

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA): Call one of the help numbers for information in alternative formats

Asistencia en espanol:

 Gratis  1-800-356-4222

Veterans Exemption Programs
Military war veterans with a disability of 40% or more or the surviving spouse or registered domestic partner of a war veteran may be entitled to exempt a portion of his or her property's assessed value from property taxation. Apply between Jan. 1 and April 1. Click here for more info or to Download Claim Form

The Oregon Active Military Service Member's Exemption, also known as Qualified Soldier's Exemption, became effective July 1, 2005, and exempts up to $76,006 of the 2013-2014 assessed value of the homestead for soldiers who are deployed for at least 179 consecutive days, or the occupant of the home if the soldier is killed in action.   Please contact our office for more information or to file an application.  


  • Reach us by phone at: (503) 325-8522, Ext. 1409
  • Fax us at: (503) 338-3638
  • E-mail our office
  • Mail your inquires to:
                                        Clatsop County Assessment
                                        820 Exchange St., Suite 210
                                        Astoria, OR 97103

    When you contact us, please include your name, address, phone number and account number, if possible, plus any other information to assist us with answering your questions.  

    We are open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.