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Starting a business in Oregon
Business Xpress portal
The Business Xpress website was developed by more than a dozen state agencies to help Oregon business owners understand all the steps, paperwork, and compliance laws needed to run a successful business.

Find resources to help you with:
  • Registrations
  • Permits & licenses
  • Employees
  • Paying taxes
  • Financing
  • Relocating or expanding

Oregon Business Guide
The secretary of state's office has an excellent guide with a tax liability chart that will answer most questions about starting a business in Oregon.
Register your business online for a payroll account.

Common questions
Oregon Withholding Taxes
Corporation Taxes
Business Personal Property Taxes

Forms and instructions
The following list contains some of the tax forms relating to combined payroll. For a complete list, click here.
  • ACH Credit/Debit Agreement
  • Authorized Representative
  • Change in Status
  • Combined Employer´s Registration
  • Payment Coupons (OTC)
  • Quarterly Reports (OQ)
Information about:

Withholding Tax Tables
   Tables effective January 1, 2014
Withholding Tax Formulas
   Formulas effective January 1, 2014
   Business Personal Property Taxes
   Confidential Personal Property Return
   Personal Property Valuation Guidelines

Related Information
Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) for Corporate Estimated Tax Payments and State Payroll Tax Payments.
Mass Transit District Payroll and Excise Taxes

Payroll Taxes (Withholding)

Employer New Hire Reporting
Related Sites

Contact information
Small business state tax and government agency contacts