Surviving spouse of a Public Safety Officer

A surviving spouse or registered domestic partner of a fire service professional, police officer, or reserve officer killed in the line of duty may be entitled to an exemption on property taxes on their primary residence. The filing period is between January 1st and April 1st of the assessment year.

Forms and information may be obtained from the following:

In Salem:
Oregon Department of Revenue

Telephone: (503) 378-4988
Toll free in Oregon: 1 (800) 356-4222


TTY (hearing or speech impaired only):
          1 (800) 886-7204, within Oregon
          (503) 945-8617, in Salem

In Hillsboro, please call the number listed below to discuss your service needs:
Department of Assessment & Taxation

155 N First Ave., Ste. 130 MS 8
Hillsboro, OR 97124
Telephone: (503) 846-8741

TTY (hearing or speech impaired only): (503) 846-8601