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Portland's $35 arts tax: payment due April 15th, marking a decade of support

This year marks a decade of the Arts Education and Access Fund, or "arts tax," which has raised more than $124 million since Portlanders said yes to the $35-per-year income tax - and yes to funding arts education for every public elementary school child in Portland.

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City of Portland announces interim Chief Financial Officer

Thomas Lannom will serve as the City’s interim Chief Financial Officer beginning July 1, 2023, following Chief Financial Officer Michelle Kirby’s retirement from a 32-year career in public service.

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How to pay your 2022 Portland arts tax

The Arts Education and Access Fund has raised $112 million to support arts and culture in Portland since 2012. The City of Portland collects the $35-per-year tax from Portland residents who earn at least $1,000 per year. The fee is due April 18, 2023 and can be paid online.

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City Council to vote on amendment to Arts Education and Access Income Tax code

An administrative change to Portland’s Arts Education and Access Fund would direct the City Arts Program to manage arts education coordination for Portland’s six school districts, improve oversight of voter investments and strengthen collaboration between school districts and among arts teachers.

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How to pay your 2021 business income taxes

Business income taxes for the Portland License Tax, Multnomah County Business Income Tax, and Metro Supportive Housing Services Business Income Tax are due on April 18, 2022.

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How to pay your 2021 personal income taxes

Personal income taxes for the Multnomah County Preschool for All Personal Income Tax (PFA) and Metro Supportive Housing Services Personal Income Tax (SHS) are due on April 18, 2022.

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As 2022 deadline approaches, Portland arts tax celebrates a decade – and $100 million – of investment

A decade after being approved by voters, the Arts Education and Access Fund has raised $100 million to support arts and culture in Portland. The City of Portland collects the $35-per-year tax from Portland residents who earn at least $1,000 per year.

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How to pay your 2021 Portland arts tax

The Arts Education and Access Fund has raised $100 million to support arts and culture in Portland since 2012. The City of Portland collects the $35-per-year tax from Portland residents who earn at least $1,000 per year. The fee is due April 18 this year and can be paid online.

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Modernized e-Filing now available for City of Portland taxes

Some tax preparers can e-file City of Portland taxes this year, thanks to a pilot project that modernizes the City tax experience.

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Tax Year 2020 Due Date Change

The due date for filing/paying your tax year 2020 Arts Tax return and your Sole Proprietor Combined Tax Return has been extended.

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