PDX Index: Tax Season
84% of Oregon’s general fund derived from personal income taxes.
125 Approximate number of agents employed by the Oregon Department of Revenue to pursue unpaid state income taxes.
$521 Average unclaimed refund owed to 17,600 Oregonians who failed to file returns for 2007.
36% increase in clients at Rainbow Tax Service in 2010, when the Portland firm introduced its "Homo Promo," offering a free federal tax return to registered domestic partners.
84 The approximate number of people deployed in Statue of Liberty costumes to promote Liberty Tax Service’s Portland-area locations.
$350 The biweekly budget for Portland accounting firm McDonald Jacobs to spend on "Fun Fridays" for employees during tax season.