ORS 315.516¹
Funding in lieu of tax credit certification

(1) In lieu of the issuance of certifications for tax credit under ORS 315.514 (Film production development contributions) by the Oregon Film and Video Office, the Legislative Assembly may, no later than 30 days prior to the end of each fiscal year, appropriate to the Oregon Business Development Department for deposit into the Oregon Production Investment Fund an amount equal to the total amount that would otherwise be certified for tax credits during the current or upcoming fiscal year, based on the amount of contributions and accompanying applications for credit received by the office during the fiscal year and reduced by the amount, if any, previously certified for the credit for the corresponding fiscal year.

(2) If the Legislative Assembly makes the election allowed in subsection (1) of this section:

(a) No additional amount of credits may be certified for the corresponding fiscal year; and

(b) Any contributions to the Oregon Production Investment Fund made for the upcoming fiscal year and for which an application for a credit under ORS 315.514 (Film production development contributions) is denied shall, at the request of the taxpayer, be refunded by the Oregon Film and Video Office. [2011 c.730 §13; 2018 c.111 §5]

Note: 315.516 (Funding in lieu of tax credit certification) was enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but was not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 315 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

Chapter 315

Notes of Decisions

State could not recalculate tax for tax year closed to review in order to prevent elective carry forward of tax credit to tax year subject to review. Smurfit Newsprint Corp. v. Dept. of Revenue, 329 Or 591, 997 P2d 185 (2000)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 315—Personal and Corporate Income or Excise Tax Credits, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors315.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2019, Chapter 315, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano315.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
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. Currency Information