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SECTION 4.     AMENDATORY     68 O.S. 2001, Section 2357.8, is amended to read as follows:

Section 2357.8  A.  Each qualified venture capital company, as defined in Section 2357.7 of this title, shall file an annual report within one hundred twenty (120) days after each successive calendar year end with the Oklahoma Tax Commission which lists all funds invested in such company which may qualify for the tax credit allowed by Section 2357.7 of this title.  Said report shall state the amount of funds invested in such company during the taxable year by persons or corporations, the Social Security number of such person or the federal identification number of such corporation making such investments, and shall include a schedule listing the type and amount of investments made by said venture capital company together with such other information as the Tax Commission may prescribe.

B.  Each qualified venture capital company shall furnish to each person or corporation who made an investment in such company during the preceding year a written statement showing the name of the venture capital company, the name of the investor, the total amount of investments in the company made by such person or corporation and such other information as the Tax Commission may require.  Said statement shall be attached to the income tax return of such person or corporation in order to qualify for said tax credit.

C.  Any qualified venture capital company who refuses or fails to comply with the provisions of this section or is hereafter found guilty in a court of competent jurisdiction of any violation of any Oklahoma income tax law shall not be eligible to be a qualified venture capital company for purposes of Section 2357.7 of this title.  If For investments in a venture capital company made prior to the effective date of this act, if a venture capital company does not invest its funds in a business that meets the definition of an "Oklahoma business ventures venture" or the Oklahoma business venture fails to expend the proceeds of the investment, as provided for in paragraph 1 of subsection B of Section 2357.7 of this title within five (5) years after receipt of capital, the venture capital company shall pay to the Tax Commission a penalty equal to the aggregate amount of tax credit provided to investors in such venture capital company multiplied by a fraction, the numerator of which is a percentage equal to the difference between the percentage of capitalization required to be invested in Oklahoma business ventures and the percentage of funds invested in Oklahoma business ventures calculated in accordance with subparagraph b of paragraph 1 of subsection B of Section 2357.7 of this title and the denominator of which is the percentage of capitalization required to be invested in Oklahoma business ventures.  Provided, to the extent that the penalty cannot be collected from the venture capital company, the penalty shall be collected from the taxpayers to whom the tax credits have been granted or transferred.  Tax credits granted for investments in venture capital companies made on or after the effective date of this act shall be subject to the provisions of Section 5 of this act.

D.  Any taxpayer who refuses or fails to comply with the provisions of this section or is hereafter found guilty in a court of competent jurisdiction of any violation of any Oklahoma income tax law shall not be eligible for the tax credit granted in Section 2357.7 of this title.

E.  The Tax Commission is directed to immediately develop a system for registration of any income tax credits issued pursuant to Section 2357.7 et seq. of this title and a system which permits verification that any tax credit claimed upon an income tax return is validly issued and properly taken in the year of claim and ensures that any transfers of the income tax credit are not unduly restricted or hindered.

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