ORS 318.020¹
Imposition of tax

(1) There hereby is imposed upon every corporation for each taxable year a tax at the rate provided in ORS 317.061 (Tax rate) upon its Oregon taxable income derived from sources within this state, other than income for which the corporation is subject to the tax imposed by ORS chapter 317 according to or measured by its Oregon taxable income.

(2) Income from sources within this state includes income from tangible or intangible property located or having a situs in this state and income from any activities carried on in this state, regardless of whether carried on in intrastate, interstate or foreign commerce.

(3) Income that constitutes net long-term capital gain described in ORS 317.063 (Tax rate imposed on certain long-term capital gain from farming) shall be taxed at the rate imposed under ORS 317.063 (Tax rate imposed on certain long-term capital gain from farming). [1955 c.334 §2; 1957 c.607 §9; 1957 c.633 §1; 1961 c.55 §1; subsection (3) enacted as 1961 c.55 §2; 1975 c.368 §7; 1983 c.162 §44; 1999 c.21 §49; 2001 c.545 §5; 2005 c.94 §89]

Chapter 318

Notes of Decisions

Providing services to customers after the sale is more than merely "soliciting orders," and as a result, plaintiff was subject to Oregon's corpora­tion income tax. Olympia Brewing Co. v. Dept. of Rev., 5 OTR 99 (1972), aff'd, 266 Or 309, 511 P2d 837 (1973)

Congress could impose a brief moratorium on collec­tion of taxes from "insured depositories" to allow time for dividing tax base among taxing states. Pac. First Fed. Savings & Loan v. Dept. of Revenue, 293 Or 138, 645 P2d 27 (1982)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 318—Corporation Income Tax, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors318.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 318, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­318ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
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