Marion County mails approximately 124,000 property tax statements each year. The statements are mailed between October 15 and October 25 to each property owner in the county. If you do not receive your statement by November 1, call the Tax Department at (503) 588-5215. Property tax payments must be credited to the earliest year that taxes are due. Property taxes may be paid in installments using one of the following schedules:
Pay the "Full Payment" amount on or before November 15 and receive a 3% discount.
Pay the "2/3 Payment" amount on or before November 15 and receive a 2% discount. The final one-third payment is due by May 15.
Pay the "1/3 Payment" amount on or before November 15. There is no discount. The second one-third payment is due by February 15, and the final one-third payment is due by May 15.
Payment by mail
Marion County encourages property owners to pay their taxes by mail. When paying by mail, please return the lower portion of your tax statement(s) with your payment using the enclosed envelope. Do not send cash through the mail. Write your account number(s) on the front of your check to ensure proper credit. Your cancelled check is your receipt. Please mail property tax payments to:
Marion County Tax Collection Dept.
PO Box 3416
Portland, OR 97208-3416
Payments mailed to this address are processed by the US Bank Payment Processing Center for Marion County. Be sure to mail your payment early enough to be postmarked on or before November 15. Payments postmarked after the due date lose all discounts and are charged interest.
Payment by Internet
- These transactions cannot be processed at the county office.
- A valid e-mail address is required as a confirmation receipt is e-mailed to the user.
Official Payments Corporation is a third-party payment service provider, through which Marion County can receive Credit/Debit card or e-check property tax payments. The Marion County Property Tax Payments page will provide account balances as of the date indicated. Please call (503) 588-5215 if you feel this is not the most current information. Marion County does not collect or retain any portion of the service fee charged. Your payment is considered timely if the transmission time and date is prior to the 15th at 11:59 PM Pacific Time.
Official Payments, the service provider, charges a service fee of:
2.35% ($3.95 minimum) for credit card payments,
1.0% ($1.00 minimum) for debit card payments or,
$0.50 for electronic check payments.
Payment by Telephone
This service is NOT available at our office. Marion County has partnered with Official Payments Corporation to offer property tax payments by telephone. Official Payments Corporation will charge the taxpayer a fee for using this service..
Pay by Phone:
Payment in Person Payments in person may be brought to the Tax Collection office during regular business hours. There are two drop boxes available for after hours payments. The boxes are located on the South-East side of Courthouse Square near the corner of Church and Court Streets or in the second floor elevator lobby.