Oregon Rural Volunteer EMS Provider Tax Credit
Oregon Office of Rural Health
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Oregon Rural Volunteer EMS Tax Credit offers a personal
income tax credit to emergency medical services providers
who volunteer their services to eligible communities in
Emergency Medical Services Providers (Emergency Medical
Responders; Basic, Intermediate, and Advanced EMTs; and
Paramedics) licensed in the State of Oregon, providing
some services on a volunteer basis are eligible to apply.
Applicants must also meet the following EMS provider
volunteer service requirements:
- Total reimbursement for volunteer services may not
represent more than 25% of a provider's gross annual
income and cannot exceed $3,000 per year.
- Time spent providing EMS Provider services as a
volunteer must be 20% or more of total EMS Provider time
(paid and volunteer combined) including all stand-by,
response, and training time.
- Volunteer time must be spent with a station or agency
located in a
qualifying area, which is 25 miles from a city of
30,000 or more.
Links to new and renewal application forms are available
Participants must apply and renew annually in order to
file state taxes with this code.
Applicants can expect to receive eligibility confirmation
within 4 weeks during the months of December, January,
and February, and within 3 weeks the rest of the year.
Community engagement and volunteerism · Emergency medical services · Emergency medical technicians and paramedics · Oregon
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