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Oklahoma's Capital Formation Incentive Act. Section 14

SECTION 14.     NEW LAW     A new section of law to be codified in the Oklahoma Statutes as Section 2357.63E of Title 68, unless there is created a duplication in numbering, reads as follows:

A.  Any person or entity that has obtained a favorable determination letter from the Oklahoma Tax Commission prior to March 15, 2006, regarding the ability to claim or otherwise utilize any of the tax credits authorized pursuant to the provisions of Section 2357.62 or 2357.63 of Title 68 of the Oklahoma Statutes shall not be subject to the amendments to the Small Business Venture Capital Formation Incentive Act made by this legislative measure to qualify for the tax credits authorized pursuant to the provisions of Section 2357.62 or 2357.63 of this title except as provided in this section. Notwithstanding any determination letter issued with respect to such investment, no credit shall be allowed unless:

1.  Such qualified investment is made prior to November 1, 2006, to satisfy a legitimate business purpose of the entity receiving such investment which is consistent with its organizational instrument, bylaws or other agreement responsible for the governance of the business venture;

2.  The investor's funds were at risk; and

3.  The investment was not made chiefly for the purpose of reducing tax liability.

B.  Any investment in a qualified small business capital company or an Oklahoma small business venture that occurs on or after November 1, 2006, shall be subject to all of the provisions of the Small Business Capital Formation Incentive Act as amended by the provisions of this legislative measure.