Rules, Regulations & Laws
How businesses classify their workers is an important concern. Get information before you hire.
Download the "Employer's Business Guide" for hiring employees in Oregon.
Employment Law Resources
Help for employers to comply with state and federal employment laws, such as family leave, wage & hour, required posters, employee handbooks, or discrimination.
Employment Law Training Seminars
A variety of educational training seminars for Oregon employers, supervisors, managers, and human resource professionals on the latest developments in employment law.
FirstStep Employment Law Advisor
The FirstStep Employment Advisor helps employers determine which major federal employment laws administered by the U.S. Department of Labor apply to their business or organization, what recordkeeping and reporting requirements they must comply with, and which posters they need to post.
Wage Data Tool
Data tool that helps you find wage and other information about a particular occupation.
Taxes for Employers
|Department of Revenue Electronic Funds Transfer
The Oregon Department of Revenue can accept state payroll and estimated corporation excise and income tax payments by Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT). EFT greatly reduces the cost and time to generate and handle paper checks and allows for quicker posting of tax payments.
Pay Business Taxes
Online Tax Payment System for combined payroll taxes or estimated corporation excise and income taxes.
Payroll Tax Basics for Employers
Payroll tax basics for employers including withholding, unemployment insurance, TriMet & Lane transit taxes, and the workers' benefit fund.
Tax Credits for Business
Incentive programs for businesses including the Work Opportunity Tax Credit and Dependent Care Tax Credit.
Tax Forms and Fliers
Forms and instructions for Oregon employers including: Oregon Annual Withholding Tax Reconciliation Report (Form WR), Order Form, Business Change in Status Form and Business Contact Change Form.
Things you need to know about withholding tax formulas.
Things you need to know about withholding tax tables.
Employee Health & Safety
Recruit & Hire Employees
|Breaks and Lunches
Requirements for employers to provide meal and rest periods to employees.
Find NAICS codes from the US Census
The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) is the standard used by Federal statistical agencies in classifying business establishments for the purpose of collecting, analyzing, and publishing statistical data related to the U.S. business economy.
OregonSaves retirement plan
An easier retirement savings option from Oregon State Treasury for employers that can’t afford to offer a workplace retirement plan of their own.
Download tax forms and instructions including combined payroll tax reporting, domestic reporting, new accounts, account modifications, plain paper/efw2 specifications, and federal wage format.