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Chapter 620

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  620.1355.  Director to certify corporations — factors to be considered — certificate issued when — failure to qualify, applicant's right of appeal — nonresident corporations, director may issue opinion, when. — The director shall certify an investment funds service corporation or S corporation to make the annual election and shall determine whether applicants for certification qualify pursuant to the definitions found in subdivision (4) of subsection 2 of section 143.451.  In making his or her determination for certification, the director shall further take into consideration factors including, but not limited to:  current and past industry employment growth and employment retention in the state; salary levels of new or existing industry employment in the state; the income tax laws applied to investment funds service corporations in other states; industry growth nationally and within the state; the prevailing conditions in the economy and financial markets; the competitive environment within the industry; the applicant's past certification and use of this section and sections 620.1350 and 620.1360; and an applicant's size, structure and method of operation.  After determining an applicant is qualified to make the election, the director shall issue a certificate of qualification, a copy of which the applicant shall annually file with the applicant's income tax return.  Once certified by the director, an investment funds service corporation shall remain certified for the annual election pursuant to this section and sections 620.1350 and 620.1360 until it no longer qualifies pursuant to the definitions of subdivision (4) of subsection 2 of section 143.451.  The director may, at any time, require reasonable information to be submitted by an investment funds service corporation to establish its qualification for certification.  If the director determines an application does not qualify for the annual election, the director shall notify the applicant of the reason for this determination in writing and the applicant shall have the same rights of reconsideration and appeal afforded to taxpayers denied tax credits pursuant to section 135.250.  The director, upon request, may issue an opinion stating whether a nonresident investment funds service corporation or S corporation would meet the qualifications for certification pursuant to this section if such corporation were to relocate its principal business headquarters to this state, and such opinion shall be binding upon this state and its agencies if such corporation relocates its headquarters to this state in reliance on such opinion and if at the time such corporation relocates its principal business headquarters to this state, it meets the requirements of subdivision (4) of subsection 2 of section 143.451, the director shall certify the corporation to make the initial annual election as set forth in this section.  Any provision of law to the contrary notwithstanding, information submitted to the director pursuant to this section shall be exempt from the provisions of chapter 610.


(L. 1997 2d Ex. Sess. S.B. 1 § 620.1350 subsec. 3, A.L. 2002 S.B. 959)

Effective 6-27-02

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