422.61  Definitions.

In this division, unless the context otherwise requires:

1.  "Financial institution" means a state bank as defined in section 524.103, subsection 33, a state bank chartered under the laws of any other state, a national banking association, a trust company, a federally chartered savings and loan association, an out-of-state state chartered savings bank, a financial institution chartered by the federal home loan bank board, a non-Iowa chartered savings and loan association, an association incorporated or authorized to do business under chapter 534, or a production credit association.

2.  "Investment subsidiary" means an affiliate that is owned, capitalized, or utilized by a financial institution with one of its purposes being to make, hold, or manage, for and on behalf of the financial institution, investments in securities which the financial institution would be permitted by applicable law to make for its own account.

3.  "Net income" means the net income of the financial institution computed in accordance with section 422.35, with the following adjustments:

a.  Federal income taxes paid or accrued shall not be subtracted.

b.  Notwithstanding sections 262.41 and 262.51, or any other provisions of law, income from obligations of the state and its political subdivisions and franchise taxes paid or accrued under this division during the taxable year shall be added.

c.  Interest and dividends from federal securities shall not be subtracted.

d.  Interest and dividends derived from obligations of United States possessions, agencies, and instrumentalities, including bonds which were purchased after January 1, 1991, and issued by the governments of Puerto Rico, Guam, and the Virgin Islands shall be added, to the extent they were not included in computing federal taxable income.

e.  A deduction disallowed under section 265(b) or section 291(e)(1)(B) of the Internal Revenue Code shall be subtracted.

f.  A deduction shall not be allowed for that portion of the taxpayer's expenses computed under this paragraph which is allocable to an investment in an investment subsidiary. The portion of the taxpayer's expenses which is allocable to an investment in an investment subsidiary is an amount which bears the same ratio to the taxpayer's expenses as the taxpayer's average adjusted basis, as computed pursuant to section 1016 of the Internal Revenue Code, of investment in that investment subsidiary bears to the average adjusted basis for all assets of the taxpayer. The portion of the taxpayer's expenses that is computed and disallowed under this paragraph shall be added.

g.  Where a financial institution as defined in section 581 of the Internal Revenue Code is not subject to income tax and the shareholders of the financial institution are taxed on the financial institution's income under the provisions of the Internal Revenue Code, such tax treatment shall be disregarded and the financial institution shall compute its net income for franchise tax purposes in the same manner under this subsection as a financial institution that is subject to or liable for federal income tax under the Internal Revenue Code in effect for the applicable year.

4.  "Taxable year" means the calendar year or the fiscal year ending during a calendar year, for which the tax is payable. "Fiscal year" includes a tax period of less than twelve months if, under the Internal Revenue Code, a corporation is required to file a tax return covering a tax period of less than twelve months.

5.  "Taxpayer" means a financial institution subject to any tax imposed by this division.

Section History: Early form

  [C71, 73, 75, 77, 79, 81, § 422.61]

Section History: Recent form

  85 Acts, ch 230, §8; 87 Acts, ch 18, § 2; 87 Acts, 1st Ex, ch 1, § 15, 16; 89 Acts, ch 285, § 7; 91 Acts, ch 217, §1; 95 Acts, ch 193, §1-3; 97 Acts, ch 154, §2, 3

Internal References

  Referred to in § 321.105, 422.60


  Subsection 3, paragraph g, applies retroactively to January 1, 1997, for tax years beginning on or after that date; 97 Acts, ch 154, § 3

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