S347 - Captive Insurance Amendments. (SL 2022-7)
Session Year 2022
Overview: Section 5 of S.L. 2022-7 makes the following tax-related changes regarding captive insurance companies:

  • Provides that two or more captive insurance companies under common ownership and control will be taxed as separate companies if they are either a protected cell captive insurance company or a special purpose captive insurance company with a cell or series structure. It also specifies the aggregate amount of tax payable by a special purpose captive insurance company with a cell or series structure with more than 10 cells or series. This provision is effective for premium taxes imposed for taxable years beginning on or after January 1, 2022.
  • Provides that if a licensed captive insurance company formed and licensed in another jurisdiction redomesticates to North Carolina with the approval of the Commissioner prior to December 31, 2022, it is exempt from premium taxes otherwise due for the remainder of the year in which redomestication occurs and for the calendar year following its redomestication. This provision is effective for premium taxes imposed for taxable years beginning on or after January 1, 2021, and expires for taxable years beginning on or after January 1, 2024.
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