Death and taxes, that’s how the saying goes. Only Oregon’s tax laws are a little different. Like all states, Oregon charges its citizens taxes to raise funds for state projects and government agencies, but the Beaver State's tax scheme is a bit different. While most state's charge a general sales tax for most types of purchases, Oregon doesn't have a sales tax. This section has information on Oregon's personal income tax law as well as consumer and so-called “vice” taxes like those on cigarettes, gasoline, and liquor. You can select from the links below to learn more about tax laws in Oregon.