5727.111 Assessing at percentages of true value.

The taxable property of each public utility, except a railroad company, and of each interexchange telecommunications company shall be assessed at the following percentages of true value:

(A) In the case of a rural electric company, fifty per cent in the case of its taxable transmission and distribution property and its energy conversion equipment, and twenty-five per cent for all its other taxable property;

(B) In the case of a telephone or telegraph company, twenty-five per cent for taxable property first subject to taxation in this state for tax year 1995 or thereafter for tax years before tax year 2007, and pursuant to division (H) of section 5711.22 of the Revised Code for tax year 2007 and thereafter, and the following for all other taxable property:

(1) For tax years prior to 2005, eighty-eight per cent;

(2) For tax year 2005, sixty-seven per cent;

(3) For tax year 2006, forty-six per cent;

(4) For tax year 2007 and thereafter, pursuant to division (H) of section 5711.22 of the Revised Code.

(C) Twenty-five per cent in the case of a natural gas company.

(D) Eighty-eight per cent in the case of a pipe-line, water-works, or heating company;

(E)

(1) For tax year 2005, eighty-eight per cent in the case of the taxable transmission and distribution property of an electric company, and twenty-five per cent for all its other taxable property;

(2) For tax year 2006 and each tax year thereafter, in the case of an electric company, eighty-five per cent in the case of its taxable transmission and distribution property and its energy conversion equipment, and twenty-four per cent for all its other taxable property.

(F)

(1) Twenty-five per cent in the case of an interexchange telecommunications company for tax years before tax year 2007;

(2) Pursuant to division (H) of section 5711.22 of the Revised Code for tax year 2007 and thereafter.

(G) Twenty-five per cent in the case of a water transportation company;

(H) For tax year 2011 and each tax year thereafter in the case of an energy company, twenty-four per cent in the case of its taxable production equipment, and eighty-five per cent for all its other taxable property.

Amended by 130th General Assembly File No. TBD, HB 483, §101.01, (Vetoed), eff. 9/15/2014.

Amended by 128th General AssemblyFile No.48, SB 232, §1, eff. 6/17/2010.

Effective Date: 09-26-2003; 06-30-2005