§ 4-3-401 Creation
§ 4-3-402 Commissioner — Appointment
§ 4-3-403 Powers and Duties

Terms Used In Tennessee Code > Title 4 > Chapter 3 > Part 4 - Department of Financial Institutions

  • Affiliate: means :
      1. Any person who, directly or indirectly, beneficially owns, controls or holds the power to vote fifteen percent (15%) or more of the outstanding voting securities or other voting ownership interest of a TNInvestco or insurance company. See Tennessee Code 4-28-102
      2. Allocation date: means the date on which investment tax credits under §. See Tennessee Code 4-28-102
      3. Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
      4. Base investment amount: means fourteen million dollars ($14,000,000) in the case of a qualified TNInvestco receiving one (1) allocation of tax credits and twenty eight million dollars ($28,000,000) in the case of a qualified TNInvestco receiving two (2) allocations of tax credits, which must be available in cash or cash equivalents immediately following the investment by a TNInvestco's participating investors and its owners. See Tennessee Code 4-28-102
      5. Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
      6. Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
      7. Designated capital: means an amount of money that is invested by a participating investor in a qualified TNInvestco. See Tennessee Code 4-28-102
      8. Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
      9. Participating investor: means any insurance company required to pay the gross premiums tax pursuant to §. See Tennessee Code 4-28-102
      10. Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
      11. Person: means any natural person or entity, including, but not limited to, a corporation, general or limited partnership, trust or limited liability company. See Tennessee Code 4-28-102
      12. Profit share percentage: means a fee paid to the state by a qualified TNInvestco as provided in §. See Tennessee Code 4-28-102
      13. Qualified business: means a business that is independently owned and operated and meets all of the following requirements:
        1. It is headquartered in this state, its principal business operations are located in this state, and at least sixty percent (60%) of its employees are located in this state. See Tennessee Code 4-28-102
        2. Qualified investment: means the investment of cash by a qualified TNInvestco in a qualified business for the purchase of equity, equity options, warrants, or debt convertible to equity. See Tennessee Code 4-28-102
        3. State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the several territories of the United States. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
        4. State premium tax liability: means any liability incurred by an insurance company under §56-4-205 or in the case of a repeal or a reduction by the state of the liability imposed by §56-4-205, any other tax liability imposed upon an insurance company by the state. See Tennessee Code 4-28-102
        5. TNInvestco: means a partnership, corporation, trust or limited liability company, whether organized on a for-profit or not-for-profit basis that completes the application process in §4-28-104 and that is certified by the department of economic and community development as meeting the established criteria. See Tennessee Code 4-28-102
        6. written: includes printing, typewriting, engraving, lithography, and any other mode of representing words and letters. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
        7. Year: means a calendar year, unless otherwise expressed. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105