Senior and Disabled Citizen Deferral

2011 changes to the Property Tax Deferral Program

The poor economy and weak housing market forced the 2011 Oregon Legislature to make many changes to the property tax deferral program.  These changes affect deferred property taxes the state pays beginning in November 2011.

For questions regarding the changes, please see the FAQs.

To determine if you might be eligible, download the Program Criteria.

For additional information, please see the Department of Revenue’s website on Deferral Programs.


230 Strand St.
Columbia County Courthouse Annex
St. Helens ,
Fax: 503-397-5153

Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m
We are closed the second Thursday of each month from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. for staff work sessions and training.
Sue Martin