§226. Mutual insurance companies other than life
A. Basis of tax. Mutual insurance companies, other than life insurance companies, shall be taxable in the same manner as other corporations, except as hereinafter provided in this Section.
B. Gross income. Mutual marine insurance companies shall include in gross income the gross premiums collected and received by them less amounts paid for reinsurance.
C. Deductions. In addition to the deductions allowed to corporations by R.S. 47:54 through 47:72, the following deductions to insurance companies shall also be allowed, unless otherwise allowed:
(1) In the case of mutual insurance companies other than life insurance companies:
(a) the net additions required by law to be made within the taxable year to reserve funds (including in the case of assessment insurance companies the actual deposit of sums with state or territorial officers pursuant to law as additions to guarantee or reserve funds); and
(b) the sums other than dividends paid within the taxable year on policy and annuity contracts;
(2) In the case of mutual marine insurance companies in addition to the deductions allowed in paragraph (1) of this Sub-section, unless otherwise allowed, amounts repaid to policyholders on account of premiums previously paid by them, and interest paid upon such amounts between the ascertainment and the payment thereof;
(3) In the case of mutual insurance companies (including interinsurers and reciprocal underwriters, but not including mutual life or mutual marine insurance companies) requiring their members to make premium deposits to provide for losses and expenses, the amount of premium deposits returned to their policyholders and the amount of premium deposits retained for the payment of losses, expenses, and reinsurance reserves.