Oregon Employers To Begin Withholding Statewide Transit Tax July 1, 2018

On July 1, 2018, employers must start withholding its Statewide Transit Tax (one-tenth of 1%) from the wages of Oregon residents (regardless of where the work is performed) and nonresidents who perform services in Oregon.

Oregon has released the following forms for employers regarding its new tax:

Click here for additional forms and resources, including transit tax guides and calendars.

Oregon employers are responsible for withholding the tax from employees’ wages; reporting taxes withheld on a quarterly or annual return; remitting taxes withheld quarterly or annually; and reconciling quarterly or annual reports on the annual reconciliation return. Click here for specific details and deadlines.