Oregon taxpayers have three more days to pay their state income taxes because state government websites were down on Tuesday night,18 April 2023.
In a press release, the Oregon Department of Revenue said that the grace period for paying through the state portal will last until midnight on Friday, 21 April 2023. This is three days longer than the original deadline of Tuesday.
As mentioned above, The Oregon Department of Revenue said that a service outage caused by a vendor made it so that taxpayers couldn’t use the site after 9 p.m. The agency said it went on until about Tuesday night at midnight.
Only the payment portal was down, and the deadline for filing state and federal tax returns was Tuesday.
The site is now up and running.
If taxes are sent in by Friday at midnight, the Department of Revenue won’t charge any late fees or interest. If taxpayers check their online accounts and see penalties and interest, they should not worry about them until Friday.
According to the last update, The deadline for both the state and federal governments to file individual income tax returns was April 18.
If a taxpayer gets a bill with penalties and interest, they should call 503-378-4988 or 800-356-4222 or send an email to [email protected] to get a waiver.