Arts Tax: 503-865-4278
Business Taxes: 503-823-5157
111 SW Columbia St, Suite 600, Portland, OR 97201
On 8/26/2020, the Revenue Division will be shutting down our online filing and payment services for the City of Portland Business License Tax and Multnomah County Business Income Tax as we transition to our new Integrated Tax Software. The outage is expected to last from 8/26/2020 through 9/13/2020.
During this time, you won’t be able to manage your business tax account online. However, you may file your Combined Business Tax Return, make any payments, request an exemption, or submit your supporting tax documents by:
• Dropping off or mailing the forms and/or payments to our office:
City of Portland Revenue Division
111 SW Columbia Street, Suite 600
Portland, OR 97201
Please note that our office is temporarily closed to the public, but a dropbox outside of our
office door is available if you would like to deliver your documents in person.
• E-mailing the tax return to firstname.lastname@example.org
• Faxing the forms to our office: (503) 823–5192
If you have any questions, please give us a call at (503) 823–5157.
You will be able to access our new taxpayer portal on September 14th at Pro.Portland.Gov. Your business tax account number will change in the new system. Please take note of the new account number and update your records.
The City of Portland’s Revenue Division has been notified of a ‘phishing’ attempt requesting the public to verify their business license. If you have received this email, please delete it. This email was not sent by the Revenue Division or the City of Portland. An image of the phishing email is below.
If you have any questions about the Business License Tax, please call the Revenue Division at (503) 823-5157.
UPDATED July 17, 2020 at 1:53 pm
ISSUE: The Revenue Division's business line fax number 503-823-5192 is still temporarily down. The outage began approximately at 3 pm on 7/15/2020, and it went back online intermittently on 7/17/2020. Documents faxed during the outage did not go through. Please mail or upload your documents by going to www.portlandoregon.gov/apps/mcbit or wait to fax them again once the problem is resolved.
Thank you for your patience while we work on resolving the problem.
Following the guidance provided from the Oregon Department of Revenue (March 25, 2020 news release, Revenue Director’s Order 2020-02, and their April 29, 2020 news release), the Revenue Division has made the following updates for relief due to the COVID-19 emergency:
At the direction of Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler, the Revenue Division office will be closed effective 3/17/2020 until further notice by direction of the Mayor. We will be unable to answer phone calls during this time. We are still available to assist the public through email. Please expect longer than normal response times during the closure.
For Arts Tax questions: ArtsTaxHelp@portlandoregon.gov
For Transient Lodging Tax questions: TLTax@portlandoregon.gov
For Business Tax and other Revenue Division program questions: BizTaxHelp@portlandoregon.gov