Community Safety Payroll Tax

The Eugene City Council passed the Community Safety Payroll Tax Ordinance (No. 20616) to provide long-term funding for community safety services. The Community Safety Payroll tax will be effective January 1, 2021.

Who must file and pay?

All employers who are paying wages to employees and self-employed persons with a physical address in the Eugene city limits must register and file with the City of Eugene.


Seeking Public Comment on Proposed Administrative Rules: July 6-26

The City of Eugene is seeking public comment on Proposed Administrative Rules for the Community Safety Payroll Tax. These rules will implement the Community Safety Payroll Tax Ordinance.


How to Comment

See our Administrative Order web page for details about the proposed rules and instructions about how to provide comment. 


Estimate Your Tax

See the following tabs for online tools to help estimate your payroll tax and determine if your employer or business is in the Eugene city limits. Please note that the Eugene city limits are not the same as the urban growth boundary, nor are they determined by certain ZIP codes. 

  1. Payroll Tax Estimator
  2. In Eugene City Limits?
  3. Additional Resources