ORS 315.529¹

As used in ORS 285C.650 (Certification as qualified equity investment), 285C.653 (Tax credit utilization limit per tax year), 285C.656 (Suspension or revocation of certificate) and 315.529 (Definitions) to 315.536 (Transferability of credit):

(1) “Credit allowance date” means, with respect to any qualified equity investment:

(a) The date on which the investment is initially made; and

(b) Each of the six yearly anniversary dates after that initial date.

(2) “Long-term debt security” means any debt instrument issued by a qualified community development entity, at par value or at a premium, with an original maturity date of at least seven years from the date of its issuance, with no acceleration of repayment, amortization or prepayment features prior to its original maturity date.

(3) “Purchase price” means the amount of cash paid to a qualified community development entity for a qualified equity investment.

(4) “Qualified active low-income community business” has the meaning given that term in section 45D of the Internal Revenue Code. “Qualified active low-income community business” does not include a business that derives or projects to derive 15 percent or more of its annual revenue from the rental or sale of real estate, unless the business is controlled by, or under common control with, another business that:

(a) Does not derive or project to derive 15 percent or more of its annual gross revenues from the rental or sale of real estate; and

(b) Is the primary tenant of real estate leased from the controlled business.

(5) “Qualified community development entity” has the meaning given that term in section 45D of the Internal Revenue Code, provided that the entity has entered into, or is controlled by an entity that has entered into, an allocation agreement with the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund of the United States Department of the Treasury with respect to credits authorized by section 45D of the Internal Revenue Code, and the State of Oregon is included within the service area set forth in the allocation agreement.

(6) “Qualified equity investment” means any equity investment in, or long-term debt security issued by, a qualified community development entity, that:

(a) Is acquired at its original issuance solely in exchange for cash after July 1, 2012, unless it was a qualified equity investment in the hands of a prior holder; and

(b) Has at least 85 percent of its cash purchase price used by the issuer to make qualified low-income community investments in qualified active low-income community businesses located in this state.

(7) “Qualified low-income community investment” means any capital or equity investment in, or loan to, any qualified active low-income community business made after July 1, 2012. [2011 c.732 §2]

Note: See note under 315.526 (Short title).

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