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Office of Management & Finance

Revenue Division

Arts Tax: 503-865-4278

Business Taxes: 503-823-5157

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)