Rural Practitioner Tax Credit for Optometrists
2015 Renewal Forms and Applications
Because of the eligibility changes that went into effect beginning with tax year 2014, we cannot mail the forms for this program until the tax year has ended. This year, the 2015 renewal forms and new applications were mailed on Tuesday, January 5, 2016.
Please let Eric Jordan know by email | firstname.lastname@example.org | if you do not have yours in hand by January 15, 2016.
Oregon’s rural practitioner state income tax credit is authorized by Oregon Revised Statutes 315.613, 315.616, & 315.619. The Oregon Office of Rural Health is charged with administering this program, which grants up to $5,000 in personal income tax credits to eligible ODs. Following is a brief guide relating to the application process and eligibility.
The ORH also offers a map of all Rural Practitioner Tax Credit Recipients throughout the state.
The Oregon Legislature updated the program criteria in the 2013 Session. The following links outline the criteria for these two time periods:
Contact Eric Jordan: email@example.com, or (503) 494-4451, but remember that we cannot make a determination on your application until we receive and review it.