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The City of Portland, Oregon

Office of Management & Finance

Bureau of Revenue and Financial Services

Phone: 503-823-5288

Fax: 503-823-5384

1120 SW 5th Avenue, Rm 1040, Portland, OR 97204

Arts Tax

  • Arts Tax Tax revenue restores arts & music to schools and brings the arts to life citywide

  • File & Pay Online Young thespians take their first steps onto the stage at Northwest Children's Theater and School. Courtesy David Kinder/NW Children’s Theatre (2013)

The Arts Education and Access Income Tax (Arts Tax) funds Portland school teachers and art focused non -profit organizations in Portland.

Donate to the Arts Education & Access Fund


Frequently Asked Questions

Arts Tax Forms

Forms and information for all tax years

Citizen Oversight Committee

Annually reviews expenditures and reports the impact of the Arts Education and Access Fund (Arts Tax revenue) to the public

Code & Rules

Portland Arts Tax City Code and Administrative Rules

Am I Exempt from Paying the Arts Tax?

Review this flowchart to see if you are exempt from paying the Arts Tax

Change My Address

Change your address by completing this PDF form and return it to us

Pay With a Confirmation Number

Use your confirmation number to pay an Arts Tax bill

Request an Exemption Online

Request an exemption from paying the Arts Tax