Online Resources

Some useful Internet links


Oregon Association of Tax Consultants

Common Questions from taxpayers in Oregon regarding tax preparation services.

Social Security Administration

The official website of the U.S. Social Security Administration

AARP Tax Site

Tax Information and Services offered by the AARP. The AARP Foundation Tax-Aide group offers free help for older taxpayers and people with limited incomes.

The 401(k) Help Center

A knowledge service that curates -- finds, groups, organizes and shares -- the best and most relevant information for people who sponsor, advise, design, administer, make policy about, participate, or are otherwise interested in 401k and 403(b) plans.

Elder Law Answers

ElderLawAnswers supports seniors, their families and their attorneys in achieving their goals by providing; the best information on the Internet about crucial legal issues facing seniors, a network of highly qualified elder law attorneys nationwide, and online practice tools for elder law attorneys

US Department of Treasury - Health Savings Accounts

Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) were created in 2003 so that individuals covered by high-deductible health plans could receive tax-preferred treatment of money saved for medical expenses.

Internal Revenue Service

IRS Online Services

Filing and paying your taxes should be as convenient as possible. That's why the IRS provides you with many helpful online services, including interactive forms, calculators and tools

MarketWatch Tax Advice

Small Business Tax Resource

It's Your Biz

Powered by, a complete small business resource for marketing, management, and finance of your business

US Small Business Administration

The home page for the US Small Business Administration.

Bookkeeping Basics


Portland SCORE provides counseling, workshops, and resources for small businesses in the Portland area

City of Portland Business License Homepage

Portland's Business License Tax is a net income tax on business activity (including rentals) conducted in Portland. It is used as revenue for the General Fund (police, fire, some parks programs, and general government functions).

Oregon Workers Compensation Division

The Workers' Compensation Division (WCD) is the state agency that administers and regulates laws and rules that impact the participants in the Oregon workers' compensation system.

Oregon Workers Benefit Fund (WBF)

The WBF assessment funds State programs that directly benefit injured workers and the employers whohelp make it possible for them to return to the workforce.


Trimet Payroll and Self Employment Tax Website

Oregon Department of Revenue - Individuals

Oregon Deparment of Revenue - Business

Oregon 529 College Savings Plan

A 529 plan is a state-sponsored, tax-advantaged investment vehicle designed to help and encourage families save for the future higher education expenses of a designated beneficiary.

US House of Representatives

Keep up with active legislation in the House.

US Senate

Keep up with active legislation in the Senate.

State Qualified State Tuition Programs (QSTPs)

Important Consumer Information for Choosing a Tax Professional

Oregon is the only State that sets competency and ethics standards for taxprofessionals and regulates them through a licensing agency. The purpose ofthe law is to protect you from untrained and unethical practitioners. Takeadvantage of this important consumer protection by making sure the taxprofessional you choose is licensed and in good standing with the Board of TaxPractitioners.