105-160.3. Tax credits.

(a) Except as otherwise provided in this section, the credits allowed to an individual against the tax imposed by Part 2 of this Article shall be allowed to the same extent to an estate or a trust against the tax imposed by this Part. Any credit computed as a percentage of income received shall be apportioned between the estate or trust and the beneficiaries based on the distributions made during the taxable year. No credit may exceed the amount of the tax imposed by this Part for the taxable year reduced by the sum of all credits allowable, except for payments of tax made by or on behalf of the estate or trust.

(b) The tax credits allowed under G.S. 105-153.9 may not be claimed by an estate or trust. (1989, c. 728, s. 1.38; 1998-1, s. 5(b); 1998-98, ss. 10, 105; 1998-212, s. 29A.6(b); 2004-170, s. 17; 2006-66, s. 24.18(f); 2007-323, ss. 31.4(b), 31.5(b), 31.6(b); 2011-330, s. 36; 2012-79, s. 2.6; 2013-316, s. 1.3(f); 2013-364, s. 3; 2018-5, s. 38.10(l).)