Payroll Taxes

Oregon Tax Employer Reporting (OTTER)

The Oregon Employment Department is excited to announce the launch of the Oregon Payroll Reporting System (OPRS). OPRS is the official system to file your Oregon combined payroll reports. OTTER is still available, but will be phased out as we launch OPRS statewide. Information about this new system is at

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 19.1.1 is available for download and installation.

**The new Statewide Transit Tax will not be included in OTTER. For more information about this tax, please visit the Oregon Department of Revenue's site:

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Electronic Reporting 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.