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Office of Management & Finance

Revenue Bureau

Phone: 503-823-5157

Arts Tax: 503-865-4278

111 SW Columbia St, Suite 600, Portland, OR 97201

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Starting a Business

The State of Oregon's "Filing in Oregon" website provides resources and a guide to help people starting a business in Oregon. Following the steps below will assist you when you decide to register with the City of Portland and Multnomah County. 

  • Select a business name & structure (use Filing in Oregon to check business name)

  • Register business with the State of Oregon

  • Federal, state and local business taxes (links below)


Heartbleed Security Notice

A serious security vulnerability known as "Heartbleed" was recently discovered in OpenSSL, a popular software library commonly used by many websites on the internet to encrypt communication between a user's computer and a web server.

PortlandOregon.gov is NOT affected by this vulnerability as it does not use the OpenSSL software library. Please rest assured we are dedicated to protecting your security on this website.