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Services and Resources for Business

Employers and payroll service providers must file quarterly returns and annual reconciliation returns for the Metro Supporting Housing Services (SHS) and Multnomah County Preschool For All (PFA) withholding tax programs with the City of Portland's Revenue Division.

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Portland Business License Tax (and related surcharges and fees), Multnomah County Business Income Tax, and Metro Supportive Housing Services (SHS) Business Income Tax are paid through the City of Portland. Make quarterly or extension payments, pay a tax bill, or make a general tax payment.
Metro Supporting Housing Services (SHS) and Multnomah County Preschool For All (PFA) Personal Income Tax programs are paid to the City of Portland's Revenue Division. Make an estimated, quarterly, or extension payment.
Businesses that are subject to the Portland Business License Tax, Portland Transient Lodgings Tax, Multnomah County Business Income Tax, and/or the Metro Supportive Housing Services (SHS) Business Income Tax are required to register for a Revenue Division tax account.
Employers and payroll service providers must submit Metro Supporting Housing Services (SHS) and Multnomah County Preschool For All (PFA) Personal Income Tax withholdings to the City of Portland's Revenue Division.
This guide will help you understand how to apply for a liquor license with the City of Portland.
The N/NE Neighborhood Housing Strategy is an initiative by the Portland Housing Bureau to address a legacy of displacement in North and Northeast Portland through investments in new affordable rental housing, opportunities for first-time homebuyers, and home retention programs for longtime residents
Contractors in construction looking to grow their business through public contracting must meet general contractor requirements and added construction criteria. Learn about those requirements, opportunities to increase workforce diversity, and how do find and compete for construction contracts.
Explore affordable housing developments that are currently being built or planned for completion within the next few years.
The Portland Bureau of Transportation’s (PBOT) Healthy Businesses permit allows temporary changes to streets to give people more space to conduct business safely amid our current public health crisis. Winter permits expire March 31, 2021. Applications for Healthy Businesses permits now open.
A Private Property Impound (PPI) Permit is required to perform towing services from private property in the City of Portland.
Permits are typically issued within 30 days.
The Portland in the Streets team at the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) issues Sidewalk Café permits to allow businesses to place tables and seating on the public sidewalk. Businesses must sell food and beverages to apply for a Sidewalk Café permit.
The Portland in the Streets team at the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) issues Street Seats permits for structures or platforms built in on-street parking spaces to help activate the public space. You can use them as additional seating for your restaurant or for public use.
Vendors and promoters doing business over a very limited term, may apply for a license using the form below.
The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) through the Portland in the Streets program issues Vending Cart permits to allow vendors to sell food or merchandise using a small mobile cart. Vendors with a permit can vend at specific locations on the public sidewalk.
The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) may require traffic control for work in the public right-of-way. Equipment may be bought or rented. Here are basic examples of traffic control and a partial list of vendors in the Portland area. Vendor list does not indicate a preference.
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Administrative rules related to the City of Portland Business License and Multnomah County Business Income Tax Laws
Information about the requirements for registration, filing your business tax returns, and paying your business taxes with the City of Portland's Revenue Division.