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, to allow for the electronic filing of the Oregon Combined Payroll Tax reports.  


The annual OTTER release for 2017

is now available for download and installation! 


Please read all instructions and information below, as the process to download and install has changed.


Please contact the OTTER Support Team if you 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​​​.