Effective July 1st Oregon has a new employee tax titled "Oregon Statewide Transit Tax."
This tax will be applicable to all Oregon employees; there are rules on certain employees that may be exempt.

NOTE: Please check back on this article for updates on how this tax will be supported for our all of our payroll services.

Intuit QuickBooks Payroll Basic, Standard, & Enhanced:

The tax was released on April 19th, 2018. The tax will not start calculating on checks until the pay date is July 1st and future dates. There will be a payroll wizard to set up the tax.

If the Oregon Statewide Transit tax is not showing on your employee's paycheck, verify if the employee info contains the tax item.

  1. Go to the employee center, select the employee and edit employee.
  2. Go to Payroll Info.
  3. Select Taxes.
  4. Go to Other.
  5. Make sure that OR - Statewide Transit Tax Emp is listed.
  6. If the payroll item is not listed:
    1. Select an empty row dropdown under the ITEM NAME column and select <Add New>.
    2. Select the dropdown and choose OR - Statewide Transit Tax Emp.
    3. Select Next twice, and populate the necessary fields.
    4. Select Next and Finish.
    5. Select OK twice to save.

Intuit QuickBooks Assisted Payroll:

The tax was released on April 19th, 2018.
The tax will not start calculating on checks until the pay date is July 1st and future dates.
There will be a payroll wizard to set up the tax.

The rate is the same rate for all employees 0.10% and is taxed on all subject wages.
There are circumstances that could allow for an employee to be exempt.  The employee will have to be manually updated to the "exempt status" on the employee record in QuickBooks.   The agency rules for what employees are exempt is covered under the Oregon Revenue website.

Intuit Online Payroll:

This tax is supported.

Intuit Online Payroll Full Service:

This tax is supported.