(1) Except as specifically provided otherwise, the new provisions enacted and amendments and repeals of statutes made by chapter 839, Oregon Laws 1997, apply to transactions or activities occurring on or after January 1, 1997, in tax years beginning on or after January 1, 1997.
(2) The effective and applicable dates, and the exceptions, special rules and coordination with the Internal Revenue Code, as amended, relative to those dates, contained in the ICC Termination Act of 1995 (P.L. 104-88), P.L. 104-117, the Omnibus Consolidated Rescissions and Appropriations Act of 1996 (P.L. 104-134), the Small Business Job Protection Act of 1996 (P.L. 104-188), the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (P.L. 104-191) and the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 (P.L. 104-193), shall apply for Oregon personal income and corporate excise and income tax purposes, to the extent they can be made applicable, in the same manner as they are applied under the federal Internal Revenue Code and related federal law.
(3)(a) If a deficiency is assessed against any taxpayer for a tax year beginning before January 1, 1997, and the deficiency, or any portion thereof, is attributable to any retroactive treatment under chapter 839, Oregon Laws 1997, then any interest or penalty assessed under ORS chapter 305, 314, 315, 316, 317 or 318 with respect to the deficiency or portion thereof shall be canceled.
(b) If a refund is due any taxpayer for a tax year beginning before January 1, 1997, and the refund or any portion thereof is due the taxpayer on account of any retroactive treatment under chapter 839, Oregon Laws 1997, then notwithstanding ORS 305.270 or 314.415 or other law, the refund or portion thereof shall be paid without interest.
(c) Any changes required on account of chapter 839, Oregon Laws 1997, for a tax year beginning prior to January 1, 1997, shall be made by filing an amended return within the time prescribed by law.
(d) If a taxpayer fails to file an amended return under paragraph (c) of this subsection, the Department of Revenue shall make any changes under paragraph (c) of this subsection on the return to which the change or changes relate within the period specified for issuing a notice of deficiency or claiming a refund as otherwise provided by law with respect to that return, or within one year after a 1997 return is filed, whichever period expires later. [1997 c.839 §70; 1999 c.21 §32]
Note: 314.043 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.
Note: Legislative Counsel has substituted “chapter 839, Oregon Laws 1997,” for the words “this Act” in section 70, chapter 839, Oregon Laws 1997, compiled as 314.043. Specific ORS references have not been substituted, pursuant to 173.160. The sections for which substitution otherwise would be made may be determined by referring to the 1997 Comparative Section Table located in Volume 20 of ORS.Section: Previous 314.036 314.037 314.038 314.039 314.040 314.041 314.042 314.043 314.044 314.045 314.046 314.047 314.048 314.049 314.050 Next
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