A return or donation only takes a few minutes to complete.
File and pay your Arts Tax or claim an exemption online
Through Portland Revenue Online, you can file and pay your annual Arts Tax Return or claim an exemption.
File and pay your Arts Tax or claim an exemption by mail or in person
1. Download and complete the tax return
If you are filing and paying your Arts Tax by mail or in person, download and fill out the Arts Tax Return.
NOTE: If you need the tax return for a prior tax year or in other languages, download it from our Forms page. Forms in other languages include español (Spanish), العربية (Arabic), 简体中文 (Chinese), 日本語 (Japanese), ລາວ (Laotian), Român (Romanian), Русский (Russian), Soomaali (Somali), Український (Ukrainian), Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese).
If you qualify for a permanent filing exemption, download and fill out the Arts Tax Permanent Filing Exemption form
2. Submit your tax return with payment or your exemption to us
Make the check or money order payable to 'City of Portland.'
Returned checks will incur a $35 charge (returned check charge policy).
You can mail your Arts Tax Return with your payment or your exemption to:
Revenue Division Arts Tax
PO Box 2820
Portland, OR 97208-2820
You can drop off your Arts Tax Return with your payment or your exemption at our office drop-box during business hours at:
111 SW Columbia Street, Suite 600
Portland, OR 97201-5840