(A) An application to refund to a domestic insurance company any taxes imposed by section 3737.71 of the Revised Code or this chapter that are overpaid, paid illegally or erroneously, or paid on any illegal, erroneous, or excessive assessment, with interest thereon as provided by section 5725.221 of the Revised Code, shall be filed with the superintendent of insurance, on the form prescribed by the superintendent, within three years after the date of the illegal, erroneous, or excessive payment of the tax. No refund shall be allowed unless an application has been filed in accordance with this section. The time limit imposed under this division may be extended if both the domestic insurance company and the superintendent of insurance agree in writing to the extension.
(B) Except as otherwise provided in this division, the superintendent may make an assessment against a domestic insurance company for any deficiency for the period for which a report, tax return, or tax payment is due for any taxes imposed by section 3737.71 of the Revised Code or this chapter, based on any information in the superintendent's possession. No assessment shall be made against a domestic insurance company more than three years after the later of the final date the report, tax return, or tax payment subject to the assessment was required to be filed or paid, or the date the report or tax return was filed, provided that there shall be no bar if the domestic insurance company failed to file the required report or tax return or if the deficiency results from fraud or any felonious act. The time limit may be extended if both the domestic insurance company and the superintendent agree in writing to the extension. For the purposes of this division, an assessment is made on the date the notification of the assessment is sent by the department of insurance or the date of an invoice for the assessment from the treasurer of state, whichever is earlier.
Effective Date: 03-30-2006