Arts Tax

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On November 6, 2012, Portland voters passed the Arts Education and Access Income Tax (Arts Tax). This new income tax will fund Portland school teachers and art focused non-profit organizations in Portland.

Each Portland resident, age 18 and older, must file. Your tax is $35 unless:

You did not have any income; OR

Your household is at or below the federal poverty level

Paying online is free if you select the ACH payment (electronic check) option.

Call 503-865-4ART (4278) to speak to a customer service representative Monday thru Friday, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., or email

2012 Poverty Guideline
Persons in Household Poverty Guideline
1 $11,170
2 $15,130
3 $19,090
4 $23,050
5 $27,010
6 $30,970
7 $34,930
8 $38,890

For households with more than 8 [eight] persons, add $3,960 for each additional person.

Request an exemption


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I have lived in Hollywood District in Portland for several years now. Here is my local guide. I love what the neighborhood has to offer. Easy access to public transportation. Nearby businesses, stores and restaurants. I also maintain/ administer website.
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