Did you know that every Portland elementary school now has an arts teacher, thanks to the arts tax? Portland Arts Tax revenue restores arts & music to schools and brings the arts to life citywide.
Every Portland resident age 18 and older is expected to pay the tax of $35. But there are exemptions for individuals who are on restricted incomes. Elders in Action is working with the City of Portland Revenue Division to identify those people and help them apply for their exemption.
These residents may be exempt for the Arts Tax:
Still uncertain if you qualify?
Then call Elders in Action
at 503-235-5474 or email by
clicking here. One of our staff or volunteers will help you determine your status. Do not ignore this tax because penalties can be significant!