You may now check on the status of Oregon tax refunds on the DOR website. That number in the Salem area is 503-378-4988 or toll free throughout the rest of Oregon at 1-800-356-4222. Tax Services Representatives are available Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m.-5:10 p.m. to answer specific inquiries.
Oregon was one of the first Western states to adopt a state income tax , enacting its current tax in 1930. It consists of four income tax brackets, with rates increasing from 4.75% to a top rate of 9.9%. That top marginal rate is one of the highest rates in the country .
You must file an Oregon income tax return . View filing information, or download Form OR-40 instructions. You are a part-year Oregon resident. View filing information, or download Form OR-40-P instructions.
Note: Please wait at least four to 10 business days before checking the status of your refund on all electronically filed returns and up to 12 weeks for paper filed returns .
Generally, a certain number of tax returns are selected at random for review. Rather than being processed electronically, they are reviewed by an employee and processed manually . If you are due a refund , the manual review process takes longer so it will be delayed a bit.
Using the IRS Where’s My Refund tool. Calling the IRS at 1-800-829-1040 (Wait times to speak to a representative may be long.) Viewing your IRS account information. Looking for emails or status updates from your e- filing website or software.
Which state is cheaper and better to live in, Oregon or Washington ? Washington is a better economy for jobs, but Oregon is overall cheaper . Oregon only really has a job market in Portland, and often jobs don’t pay enough to live there.
Tax rates top out at 9.9 percent. They include property taxes and excise taxes on things like gasoline, alcohol, and tobacco. When you add up all state and local taxes, Oregon’s tax structure is actually regressive – meaning low- income Oregonians pay a higher share of their income in taxes than the richest Oregonians.
Oregon has four marginal tax brackets , ranging from 5% (the lowest Oregon tax bracket) to 9.9% (the highest Oregon tax bracket).
In most states, even though you are presumed to be a resident after you’ve lived there six months , you may have to be gone from your old state for 18 months before you are considered by the time test to be a nonresident.
Income attributable to the ownership or disposition of real or tangible property in Oregon is Oregon – source income .
Oregon doesn’t tax your Social Security benefits. Any Social Security benefits included in your federal adjusted gross income (AGI) are subtracted on your Oregon return.
What is the kicker ? The tax surplus credit, commonly known as the “ kicker ,” occurs if actual state revenues exceed forecasted revenues by 2 percent or more over the two-year budget cycle. The excess, including the 2-percent trigger amount, is returned to taxpayers through a credit on their following year’s tax return.
You can also check refund status through Oregon’s automated phone system at 1-503-378-4988 or toll-free at 1-800-356-4222.
Other personal income tax addresses:
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|Western Oregon privilege tax returns|