Taxpayer Online Tools

Top Kohlbush + Hoem has compiled these online resources that allow you to securely access your state and federal tax information, pay quarterly or annual taxes, track your refunds, and determine whether you are subject to local taxing authorities. Also included is an article library with information on things such as; document retention, current tax rates, owing tax and much more.

Identity Protection PIN (IP PIN)

An Identity Protection PIN (IP PIN) is a six-digit number that prevents someone else from filing a tax return using your Social Security number or Individual Taxpayer Identification Number.

If you have obtained an IP PIN in the past, you will need to log into the “Get an IP PIN Tool” each year to retrieve your current IP PIN as a new number is generated annually. You will need an account to access this information (see below).

Identity verification for IRS applications

For certain IRS applications, you may need to create an account to provide authentication and identity verification.

Where’s my refund?

You can check the status of your current tax year income tax refund 24 hours after e-filing. Past years electronic filings may take 3 or 4 days before the status is available. If you filed a paper return, please allow 4 weeks before checking your status.

Online payments to taxing authorities

If you prefer to make payments electronically, instead of via check, many taxing authorities offer online payment options. For any additional states or localities not listed below, we suggest doing a search online for “(name of state or locality) online tax payments.”.

Note: If this is your first year filing in a state, you will be unable to make online payments for the first year.

(This includes OR-CAT, OR-TM, OR-LTD & PTE-E tax)

(This includes both personal and business income tax)

Metro boundary address lookup

Check whether an address is within Metro’s jurisdictional boundary and may be subject to tax for supportive housing services.

TriMet boundary address lookup

Self-employed individuals are subject to TriMet self-employment tax similar to the required withholding by employers on employees’ wages. Check whether you are within the TriMet District boundary.

Article Library

Click through the index below to find articles on a wide range of topics which are updated throughout the year to keep you informed on the ever-changing tax world.