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The facts on Oregon's Tax Climate
9.9%Individual Income TaxTop rate
7.6%Corporate Income TaxTop rate
$1,285Property Tax CollectionsPer Capita
Oregon's Individual Income Tax System
Oregon's individual income tax system consists of four brackets with a top rate of 9.9%. The top rate ranks 2nd highest among states levying an individual income tax. Oregon's state and local tax collections per person were $1,594 in 2013, which ranked 7th highest nationally.
50-State Table of Individual Income Tax Rates
50-State Table of State Individual Income Tax Collections
50-State Table of State and Local Individual Income Tax Collections Per Capita
Oregon's Corporate Income Tax System
Oregon's corporate income tax system consists of two brackets with a top rate of 7.6%. The top rate ranks 18th highest among states levying a corporate income tax. Oregon's state and local corporate income tax collections per person were $132 in 2013 which ranked 26th highest nationally.
50-State Table of Corporate Income Tax Rates
50-State Table of State and Local Corporate Income Tax Collections Per Capita
50-State Table of State Corporate Income Tax Collections Per Capita
Oregon Sales and Excise Taxes
Oregon levies a no general sales or use tax on consumers, which is below the national median of 5.95%. Oregon does not levy additional local sales taxes. Oregon's state and local governments collect $0 per person in general sales taxes and $453 per person in excise taxes, for a combined figure of $453, which ranks 50th highest nationally. Oregon's gasoline tax stands at 31.1 cents per gallon, 16th highest nationally, while its cigarette tax stands at $1.32, 29th highest nationally.
50-State Table of State and Local General and Selective Sales Tax Collections Per Capita
Oregon Property Tax Collections Average
Oregon's state and local governments collected approximately $1,285 per person in property taxes in 2013, which ranks 26th nationally.
State and local property tax collections per capita by state
Tax Freedom Day Arrives on April 24th in Oregon
Tax Freedom Day is the day when Americans have finally earned enough money to pay off their total tax bill for the year. In 2016, Oregon taxpayers have to work until April 24th (37th earliest nationally) to pay their total tax bill.
Oregon's State and Local Tax Burden Ranks 10th
Oregon's 2012 tax burden of 10.3% ranks 10th highest in the nation, and is above the national average of 9.9%. Oregon's taxpayers pay $4,095 per capita in state and local taxes.
Oregon's State-Local Tax Burden, 1977-Present
Other States' State/Local Tax Burdens
Map of U.S. Showing all State's Burdens and Ranks
Historical Chart Comparing All States' State/Local Tax Burdens from 1977 to 2009
Oregon's 2016 Business Tax Climate Index Ranks 11th
Oregon ranks 11th on the Tax Foundation's State Business Tax Climate Index. The Index compares the states in five areas of taxation that impact business: corporate taxes (37th), individual income taxes (31st), sales taxes (4th), unemployment insurance taxes (27th), and taxes on property (10th), including residential and commercial property.
State Business Tax Climate Index (full study)
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