Salem, OR—The Oregon Department of Revenue is making temporary changes to protect the public in response to the threat of wildfires and poor air quality. Beginning Wednesday, September 16, the Revenue Building in Salem and all regional field offices were closed to the general public for in-person payments and taxpayer assistance by appointment. The department plans to reopen to the public on Monday, September 21 and will accept appointments for taxpayer assistance and in-person payments at that time. Until then, taxpayers in need of assistance can reach the department by telephone at 503-378-4988 or toll free at 800-356-4222, or through email at We encourage taxpayers to use our online resources at whenever possible to obtain tax forms, calculate your kicker amount, check the status of your refund, or make tax payments using Revenue Online. The public can also keep up to date with the latest developments and news on the impacts of wildfires in Oregon by visiting