2017 ORS 734.835¹
Assessments offset against tax liabilities
  • rate

(1) A member insurer may offset against its corporate excise tax liabilities to this state an assessment described in ORS 734.815 (Assessment of members) (8), at the rate of 20 percent of the amount of such assessment for each of the five calendar years following the year in which such assessment was paid. In the event a member insurer should cease doing business, all uncredited assessments may be credited against its premium or corporate excise tax liabilities for the year it ceases doing business.

(2) Any sums acquired by refund pursuant to ORS 734.815 (Assessment of members) (6) from the Oregon Life and Health Insurance Guaranty Association which have theretofore been written off by contributing insurers and offset against premium or corporate excise taxes as provided in subsection (1) of this section, and are not then needed for purposes of ORS 734.750 (Short title) to 734.890 (Association not to be used in sales or solicitation), shall be paid by the association to the Director of the Department of Consumer and Business Services and deposited by the director with the State Treasurer for credit to the General Fund of this state. [1975 c.251 §14; 1995 c.786 §9]

Note: Section 50, chapter 913, Oregon Laws 2009, provides:

Sec. 50. ORS 734.835 (Assessments offset against tax liabilities) does not apply to tax years beginning on or after January 1, 2022. [2009 c.913 §50; 2015 c.701 §13]

Chapter 734

Atty. Gen. Opinions

State is not liable for losses incurred by Oregon Medical Insurance Pool and pools’ policy holders bear ultimate risk of pools’ insolvency, in that there would be no source of funds to pay benefits under their policies, (1989) Vol 46, p 155

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 734—Rehabilitation, Liquidation and Conservation of Insurers, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors734.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 734, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano734.­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.