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Oregon Revenue Office in Medford will Help Taxpayers with Electronic Filing This Year

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The Oregon Department of Revenue has announced that all resident taxpayers preparing their own returns in 2024 can file electronically at no cost using one of the state's free file options.

Taxpayers in Southern Oregon can now file their returns using a special kiosk set up in the Medford Regional Office at 3613 Aviation Way, Suite 102. The kiosk can be used to file taxes through the free fillable forms and Oregon e-file options.

The Medford office is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, but it's closed for lunch between 12:30 and 1:30 p.m.. No appointment is necessary. Use of the computer to file taxes is on a first-come, first-served basis. Employees can't help prepare returns, but they can answer basic questions.

E-filing is the fastest way for a taxpayer to get their refund. On average, taxpayers who e-file their returns and request their refund via direct deposit receive their refund two weeks sooner than those who file paper returns and request paper refund checks.

Oregon Free Fillable Forms performs basic calculations and is ideal for taxpayers who don't need help preparing their returns and want the convenience of filing electronically. The Internal Revenue Service offers a similar option for filing federal taxes electronically.

New this year, the department is also offering Direct File Oregon, which allows taxpayers to file their Form OR-40 through Revenue Online. This option is not currently linked with the IRS Direct File. Taxpayers will need to file a separate federal return with the IRS before filing an Oregon return with Direct File Oregon through Revenue Online.

Free guided tax preparation is available from several companies for taxpayers who meet income requirements. For more information, please visit "oregon.gov/dor."
Posted on 1/31/24 6:30AM by Sam Marsh