Oregon H.B. 2017 (enacted in October 2017) established a new Oregon Statewide Transit Tax, which employers are required to deduct from wages beginning July 1, 2018. The new law requires employers to deduct the Transit Tax at a rate of 0.1% from
The tax is paid only by employees; no portion of the tax is paid by employers. The definition of wages subject to the new Statewide Transit Tax is the definition of wages subject to Oregon withholding tax.
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