5727.03 Combined company to file separate report for each listed activity of company.

(A) A combined company shall file a separate report under section 5727.08 of the Revised Code for each listed activity of a combined company. The tax commissioner shall separately value, apportion, and assess the company's property. Divisions (B)(1), (2), and (3) of this section shall be used to determine the taxable property that cannot be directly attributed to providing one of the listed activities of a combined company.

(B)

(1) The taxable property to attribute to an electric company or a rural electric company activity shall be the taxable cost of the property that cannot be directly attributed to a listed activity of a combined company multiplied by a numerator that is the taxable cost of property that can be directly attributed to the activity of an electric company or a rural electric company and a denominator that is the sum of the taxable cost that can be directly attributed to all the listed activities of a combined company.

(2) The taxable property to attribute to a heating company activity shall be the taxable cost of the property that cannot be directly attributed to a listed activity of a combined company multiplied by a numerator that is the taxable cost of property that can be directly attributed to the activity of a heating company and a denominator that is the sum of the taxable cost that can be directly attributed to all listed activities of a combined company.

(3) The taxable property to attribute to a natural gas company activity shall be the taxable cost of the property that cannot be directly attributed to a listed activity of a combined company multiplied by a numerator that is the taxable cost of property that can be directly attributed to the activity of a natural gas company and a denominator that is the sum of the taxable cost that can be directly attributed to all the listed activities of a combined company.

(C) A combined company shall file a separate report under section 5727.31 of the Revised Code for each public utility activity subject to the excise tax imposed by section 5727.30 of the Revised Code. The tax commissioner shall exclude from the assessment issued by the tax commissioner on or before the first Monday in November 2002, and thereafter, the taxable gross receipts directly attributable to the activity of an electric company or a rural electric company. In addition, the tax commissioner shall exclude the portion of taxable gross receipts that cannot be attributed to a listed combined company activity or another public utility activity subject to the excise tax imposed by section 5727.30 of the Revised Code by multiplying those taxable gross receipts by a numerator that is the taxable gross receipts that can be directly attributed to an electric company or a rural electric company activity, and a denominator that is the sum of the taxable gross receipts that can be directly attributed to a listed combined company activity or another public utility activity subject to the excise tax imposed by section 5727.30 of the Revised Code.

(D) A combined company subject to the excise tax imposed by section 5727.24 of the Revised Code shall file a return under section 5727.25 of the Revised Code. The excise tax imposed by section 5727.24 of the Revised Code shall be levied only on the following gross receipts of a combined company:

(1) The taxable gross receipts directly attributed to the activity of a natural gas company;

(2) The portion of taxable gross receipts that cannot be directly attributed to a listed combined company activity or another public utility activity subject to the excise tax imposed by section 5727.30 of the Revised Code, by multiplying those taxable gross receipts by a numerator that is the taxable gross receipts that can be directly attributed to a natural gas company activity, and a denominator that is the sum of the taxable gross receipts that can be directly attributed to a listed combined company activity or another public utility activity subject to the excise tax imposed by section 5727.30 of the Revised Code.

Effective Date: 06-15-2000