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How to Register Your Business in Oregon

Is your company hiring an employee in Oregon, but based in another state? Learn how to register your business in just a few simple steps.

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Pilot Team

Published on May 28, 2021

From Nashville to Memphis, Knoxville to Chattanooga, Tennessee is famous for its bucolic rolling hills, rollicking country music, and best-in-class whiskey. Residents of The Volunteer State enjoy low taxes, a thriving job market, and proximity to some of the best universities in the country. Chances are, if your next employee is a Tennessean, they won’t want to leave. Fortunately, in this era of remote work, collaborating across state lines is easy.Bringing on a new employee can be exciting, but there’s often a lot to do as well. You want to onboard your new hire as quickly and smoothly as possible to ensure their success at your organization. But before you get started with onboarding, you’ll need to register your company with the state of Tennessee.  

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Register your business in Oregon in two easy steps:

  1. First, you’ll need to create an account online with the Oregon Secretary of State Secure Access System.
  2. Once you’ve created an account and are logged in, you’ll register with both the Department of Revenue and the Oregon Employment Department via the Oregon Business Registry process.
You’ll receive your Business Identification Number within five to seven days of registering online. Once you’ve received your Business Identification Number, you’ll be able to register new employees, file wage reports, and submit unemployment taxes online. Remember, in Oregon, you are responsible for paying an unemployment tax once you’ve paid $1,000 in wages in a single calendar quarter, or employed someone for a portion of a day in 18 different weeks in a calendar year.If you need additional support, the Oregon Employment Department has a useful Employer Handbook.Interested in streamlining your state registration process? With Pilot, you can complete state registrations online, from one platform, in all 50 US states, plus Washington, D.C. Eliminate hours of manual effort from the process by using Pilot. Learn more about our state registrations feature.

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