Definition of Tax Opinion

  1. Tax Opinion means, with respect to any action, an Opinion of Counsel to the effect that, for federal income tax purposes, (a) such action will not cause the Notes of any outstanding class of Notes that were characterized as debt at the time of their issuance to be characterized as other than debt, (b) such action will not cause the Trust to be deemed to be an association (or publicly traded partnership) taxable as a corporation and (c) such action will not cause or constitute an event in which gain or loss would be recognized by any Holder.

Examples of Tax Opinion in a sentence

  1. Unless and until there has been a Final Determination to the contrary, each party agrees not to take any position on any Tax Return, in connection with any Tax Contest, or otherwise for Tax purposes (in each case, excluding any position taken for financial accounting purposes) that is inconsistent with the Tax Opinion.
  2. Tax Counsel means (i) with respect to the Tax Opinion, Baker Botts L.L.P.
  3. In rendering such Tax Opinion, such counsel shall be entitled to rely upon representations of officers of First Texas and Simmons reasonably satisfactory in form and substance to such counsel.

Definition of Tax Opinion in Tax Sharing Agreement

Tax Opinion means, with respect to any action, an Opinion of Counsel to the effect that, for federal income tax purposes, (a) such action will not cause the Notes of any outstanding class of Notes that were characterized as debt at the time of their issuance to be characterized as other than debt, (b) such action will not cause the Trust to be deemed to be an association (or publicly traded partnership) taxable as a corporation and (c) such action will not cause or constitute an event in which gain or loss would be recognized by any Holder.


Definition of Tax Opinion in Tax Matters Agreement

Tax Opinion means, with respect to any action, an Opinion of Counsel to the effect that, for Federal income tax purposes, (a) such action will not adversely affect the tax characterization as debt of Notes of any outstanding Class with respect to which an Opinion of Counsel was delivered at the time of their issuance that such Notes would be characterized as debt, (b) such actions will not cause the Issuer to be classified as an association (or publicly traded partnership) taxable as a corporation, (c) such action will not cause or constitute an event in which tax gain or loss would be recognized by any Noteholder and (d) and with respect to a New Issuance, unless otherwise specified in the related Indenture Supplement, the Notes of the new Series will be treated as debt.


Definition of Tax Opinion in Indenture

Tax Opinion means, with respect to any action, an Opinion of Counsel to the effect that, for United States federal income tax purposes, (a) such action will not adversely affect the tax characterization as debt of the Notes of any outstanding Series or Class that were characterized as debt at the time of their issuance, (b) such action will not cause the Issuer to be treated as an association (or publicly traded partnership) taxable as a corporation and (c) such action will not cause or constitute an event in which gain or loss would be recognized by any Noteholder.