Foreign income taxes
(1) Subject to subsection (2) of this section, in addition to other modifications provided in this chapter, and if a taxpayer elects to take foreign income taxes imposed for the taxable year by a foreign country as a credit on the federal income tax return or does not itemize personal deductions on the federal income tax return, there shall be subtracted from federal taxable income in the computation of state taxable income the amount of foreign income taxes imposed for the taxable year by a foreign country.
(2) The deduction for foreign country income taxes provided by this section shall be limited as follows:
(a) Except as provided in paragraph (b) of this subsection, the sum of foreign country income taxes deducted in computing state taxable income and the modification for federal income taxes authorized by ORS 316.680 (Modification of taxable income) (1)(b) as limited by ORS 316.695 (Additional modifications of taxable income) (3) shall not exceed $3,000.
(b) In the case of spouses in a marriage filing separate tax returns, the sum described in paragraph (a) of this subsection shall be limited to $1,500. [Formerly 316.071; 1985 c.345 §8; 1987 c.293 §24a; 2015 c.629 §45]
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