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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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2011 Updates for Software Developers

Updated: 5/31/2012


Compensation Allowance:

The maximum owners' compensation allowance for the 2011 tax year is $87,000.

2D Barcoding:

We are implementing 2D Barcoding for on-line filers.  2D Barcoding will be required starting with the 2012 tax year.  We will work with the software companies to develop 2D Barcoding forms after the "big crunch" of the 2011 tax season (May or June?)  Please contact Mary Pinero after May 15th for more details.


Uploading federal and state forms: We are implementing the uploading of supporting tax pages with our on-line filers for the 2011 tax year.  Please contact Mary Pinero after May 15th for more details and the applicability of this task for software providers. 

Appearance of forms:

Tax forms have been re-designed to accommodate 2D Barcoding.  All forms must appear similar to our re-designed forms.

Software Providers site: 

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