26 U.S. Code § 2104 - Property within the United States

(a) Stock in corporation
For purposes of this subchapter shares of stock owned and held by a nonresident not a citizen of the United States shall be deemed property within the United States only if issued by a domestic corporation.
(b) Revocable transfers and transfers within 3 years of death
For purposes of this subchapter, any property of which the decedent has made a transfer, by trust or otherwise, within the meaning of sections 2035 to 2038, inclusive, shall be deemed to be situated in the United States, if so situated either at the time of the transfer or at the time of the decedent’s death.
(c) Debt obligations
For purposes of this subchapter, debt obligations of—
(1) a United States person, or
(2) the United States, a State or any political subdivision thereof, or the District of Columbia,
owned and held by a nonresident not a citizen of the United States shall be deemed property within the United States. With respect to estates of decedents dying after December 31, 1969, deposits with a domestic branch of a foreign corporation, if such branch is engaged in the commercial banking business, shall, for purposes of this subchapter, be deemed property within the United States. This subsection shall not apply to a debt obligation to which section 2105 (b) applies.

Source

(Aug. 16, 1954, ch. 736, 68A Stat. 397; Pub. L. 89–809, title I, § 108(c),Nov. 13, 1966, 80 Stat. 1572; Pub. L. 91–172, title IV, § 435(b),Dec. 30, 1969, 83 Stat. 625; Pub. L. 93–17, § 3(a)(1),Apr. 10, 1973, 87 Stat. 12; Pub. L. 93–625, § 9(b),Jan. 3, 1975, 88 Stat. 2116; Pub. L. 94–455, title XX, § 2001(c)(1)(L),Oct. 4, 1976, 90 Stat. 1853; Pub. L. 100–647, title I, § 1012(q)(11),Nov. 10, 1988, 102 Stat. 3525; Pub. L. 104–188, title I, § 1704(t)(38),Aug. 20, 1996, 110 Stat. 1889; Pub. L. 111–226, title II, § 217(c)(3),Aug. 10, 2010, 124 Stat. 2402.)
Amendments

2010—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 111–226, in concluding provisions, struck out before period at end “or to a debt obligation of a domestic corporation if any interest on such obligation, were such interest received by the decedent at the time of his death, would be treated by reason of section 861 (a)(1)(A) as income from sources without the United States”.
1996—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 104–188substituted “section 861 (a)(1)(A)” for “subparagraph (A), (C), or (D) of section 861 (a)(1)” in concluding provisions.
1988—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 100–647substituted “subparagraph (A), (C), or (D) of section 861 (a)(1)” for “section 861 (a)(1)(B), section 861(a)(1)(G), or section 861 (a)(1)(H)”.
1976—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 94–455substituted “and transfers within 3 years of death” for “and transfers in contemplation of death” after “Revocable transfers”.
1975—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 93–625inserted reference to section 861 (a)(1)(H) of this title in last sentence.
1973—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 93–17made subsec. (c) inapplicable to debt obligations where interest on such obligations is treated as income from sources without the United States by reason of section 861 (a)(1)(G) of this title.
1969—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 91–172substituted “December 31, 1969” for “December 31, 1972” in provisions deeming deposit with a domestic branch of a foreign corporation if such branch is engaged in the commercial banking business to be property within the United States.
1966—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 89–809added subsec. (c).
Effective Date of 2010 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 111–226applicable to taxable years beginning after Dec. 31, 2010, with certain exceptions, see section 217(d) ofPub. L. 111–226, set out as a note under section 861 of this title.
Effective Date of 1988 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 100–647effective, except as otherwise provided, as if included in the provision of the Tax Reform Act of 1986, Pub. L. 99–514, to which such amendment relates, see section 1019(a) ofPub. L. 100–647, set out as a note under section 1 of this title.
Effective Date of 1976 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 94–455not applicable to transfers made before Jan. 1, 1977, see section 2001(d)(1) ofPub. L. 94–455, set out as a note under section 2001 of this title.
Effective Date of 1975 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 93–625applicable with respect to estates of decedents dying after Jan. 3, 1975, see section 9(c) ofPub. L. 93–625, set out as a note under section 861 of this title.
Effective Date of 1973 Amendment

Pub. L. 93–17, § 3(a)(2),Apr. 10, 1973, 87 Stat. 12, provided that: “The amendment made by paragraph (1) [amending this section] shall apply with respect to estates of decedents dying after December 31, 1972, except that in the case of the assumption of a debt obligation of a foreign corporation which is treated as issued under section 4912 (c)(2) after December 31, 1972, and before January 1, 1974, the amendment made by paragraph (1) [amending this section] shall apply with respect to estates of decedents dying after December 31, 1973.”
Effective Date of 1966 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 89–809applicable with respect to estates of decedents dying after Nov. 13, 1966, see section 108(i) ofPub. L. 89–809, set out as a note under section 2101 of this title.
Short Title of 1973 Amendment

Pub. L. 93–17, § 1(a),Apr. 10, 1973, 87 Stat. 12, provided that: “This Act [enacting sections 4922 and 6689 of this title, amending this section and sections 4911, 4912, 4914, 4915, 4916, 4918, 4919, 4920, and 6611 of this title, and enacting provisions set out as notes under this section] may be cited as the ‘Interest Equalization Tax Extension Act of 1973’.”

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