Payroll Taxes

Welcome to the OTTER Home Page!


The Oregon Tax Employer Reporting software (OTTER) is a free Windows based program provided by the Oregon Employment Department, for the electronic filing of the Oregon Combined Payroll Tax reports.  


OTTER Version 2017.1.25 is  available for download and installation

*OED recommends all users install the latest version*


Please find instructions and information below to download and install OTTER.


Please contact the OTTER Support Team if you need assistance at 503‑947‑1544 or via e-mail at​​​


Resource Center


Please make sure you read the 2017 OTTER Installation Instructions before downloading OTTER 2017.


​If the link in your OTTER program doesn't work, you can upload your OTTER report or wage detail through this secured server.​​​
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8
  • Windows 8.1
  • Windows 10​




OTTER Technical Support

Oregon Employment Department
875 Union St. NE 
Salem, OR 97311

Hours of Operation

8:00 AM  - 5:00 PM


Phone: 503-947-1544
Fax: 503-947-1487

TTY: 7-1-1
Internet Relay: Sprint Relay Online

*During peak reporting times it may take 24-48 hours for an OTTER/SETRON Support Representative to return your call. 

Many questions can be answered by looking at our Frequently Asked Questions Sheet​.