2017 ORS 314.031¹
Application of Deficit Reduction Act of 1984 (P.L. 98-369) and Simplification of Imputed Interest Rules of 1985 (P.L. 99-921) to corporate excise and income tax

Application of Deficit Reduction Act of 1984 (P.L. 98-369) and Simplification of Imputed Interest Rules of 1985 (P.L. 99-121) to corporate excise and income tax. (1)(a) Notwithstanding ORS 317.010 (Definitions), 317.013 (Adoption of parts of Internal Revenue Code and application of federal laws and regulations) and 317.018 (Statement of purpose) (all 1983 Replacement Part), and subject to all other provisions of ORS chapters 317 and 318 in effect and applicable to transactions occurring on or after January 1, 1984, the Deficit Reduction Act of 1984 (P.L. 98-369) insofar as it applies to transactions occurring on or after January 1, 1984, shall apply to the same transactions for Oregon tax purposes.

(b) Notwithstanding ORS 317.010 (Definitions), 317.013 (Adoption of parts of Internal Revenue Code and application of federal laws and regulations) and 317.018 (Statement of purpose) (all 1985 Replacement Part), and subject to all other provisions of ORS chapters 317 and 318 in effect and applicable to transactions occurring on or after January 1, 1985, the Act described as the Simplification of Imputed Interest Rules of 1985 (P.L. 99-121) insofar as it applies to transactions occurring on or after January 1, 1985, shall apply to the same transactions for Oregon tax purposes. The amendments by the Act described as the Simplification of Imputed Interest Rules of 1985 (P.L. 99-121) to section 168 of the Internal Revenue Code apply to property placed in service after May 8, 1985, but do not apply to property to which section 105 (b)(2) and (3) of the Act (P.L. 99-121) apply.

(2)(a) If a deficiency is assessed against any taxpayer for a tax year for which subsection (1) of this section applies and the deficiency, or any portion thereof, is attributable to any retroactive treatment for Oregon tax purposes given P.L. 98-369 or 99-121 under subsection (1) of this section, then any interest or penalty assessed under ORS chapter 305, 314, 317 or 318 with respect to the deficiency or portion shall be canceled.

(b) If a refund is due any taxpayer for a tax year for which subsection (1) of this section applies and the refund or any portion thereof is due the taxpayer on account of any retroactive treatment given P.L. 98-369 or 99-121 for Oregon tax purposes under subsection (1) of this section, then notwithstanding ORS 314.415 (Refunds) or other law, the refund shall be paid without interest.

(3)(a)(A) At the election of the taxpayer and if the taxpayer is required to file an Oregon return for a tax year beginning in 1985, any changes required on account of subsection (1)(a) of this section for a tax year beginning prior to January 1, 1985, may be made either by filing an amended return or be made on a tax return filed for a tax year beginning in 1985 in the manner determined by the Department of Revenue by rule. An election made under this paragraph shall apply to all changes required on account of subsection (1)(a) of this section.

(B) Any changes required on account of subsection (1)(b) of this section for a tax year beginning prior to January 1, 1987, shall be made by filing an amended return within the time prescribed by law.

(b) Exercise of the election provided under paragraph (a)(A) of this subsection shall not operate to modify any election made on the return to which the change relates or on the return in which the change is made unless otherwise provided by the department by rule.

(c) For purposes of paragraph (a)(A) of this subsection, if a taxpayer is not required to file an Oregon return for a tax year beginning in 1985, the taxpayer shall reflect the change in an amended return for the tax year to which the change relates.

(d)(A) If a taxpayer fails to make an election under paragraph (a)(A) of this subsection, the department shall make any changes under paragraph (a)(A) of this subsection on the return to which the change or changes relate within the period as specified for assessing a deficiency or claiming a refund as otherwise provided by law with respect to that return, or within one year after a 1985 return is filed, whichever period expires later.

(B) If a taxpayer fails to file an amended return under paragraph (a)(B) of this subsection, the department shall make any changes under paragraph (a)(B) of this subsection on the return to which the change or changes relate within the period as specified for assessing a deficiency or claiming a refund as otherwise provided by law with respect to that return, or within one year after a 1987 return is filed, whichever period expires later. [Formerly 317.021]

Note: 314.031 (Application of Deficit Reduction Act of 1984 (P.L. 98-369) and Simplification of Imputed Interest Rules of 1985 (P.L. 99-921) to corporate excise and income tax) was enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but was not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 314 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

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Law Review Cita­tions

9 WLJ 249 (1973); 5 EL 516 (1975)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 314—Taxes Imposed Upon or Measured by Net Income, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors314.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 314, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano314.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent.