26 U.S. Code § 4905 - Liability in case of death or change of location

(a) Requirements
When any person who has paid the special tax for any trade or business dies, his spouse or child, or executors or administrators or other legal representatives, may occupy the house or premises, and in like manner carry on, for the residue of the term for which the tax is paid, the same trade or business as the deceased before carried on, in the same house and upon the same premises, without the payment of any additional tax. When any person removes from the house or premises for which any trade or business was taxed to any other place, he may carry on the trade or business specified in the register kept in the office of the official in charge of the internal revenue district at the place to which he removes, without the payment of any additional tax: Provided, That all cases of death, change, or removal, as aforesaid, with the name of the successor to any person deceased, or of the person making such change or removal, shall be registered with the Secretary, under regulations to be prescribed by the Secretary.
(b) Registration
For registration in case of wagering, see section 4412.

Source

(Aug. 16, 1954, ch. 736, 68A Stat. 594; Pub. L. 89–44, title IV, § 405(c),June 21, 1965, 79 Stat. 149; Pub. L. 91–513, title III, § 1102(b),Oct. 27, 1970, 84 Stat. 1292; Pub. L. 94–455, title XIX, §§ 1904(a)(20), (b)(8)(A), 1906(b)(13)(A),Oct. 4, 1976, 90 Stat. 1814, 1816, 1834.)
Amendments

1976—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 94–455, §§ 1904(a)(20), 1906(b)(13)(A), substituted “spouse or child” for “wife or child” and struck out “or his delegate” after “Secretary” wherever appearing.
Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 94–455, § 1904(b)(8)(A), among other changes, struck out reference to section 4804(d) for registration in case of white phosphorous matches and references to subtitle F for other provisions relating to registration.
1970—Subsec. (b)(1). Pub. L. 91–513struck out references to narcotics and marihuana and to sections 4722 and 4753.
1965—Subsec. (b)(1). Pub. L. 89–44struck out “playing cards,” after “wagering,” and “4455,” after “4412,”.
Effective Date of 1970 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 91–513effective on first day of seventh calendar month that begins after Oct. 26, 1970, see section 1105(a) ofPub. L. 91–513, set out as an Effective Date note under section 951 of Title 21, Food and Drugs.
Effective Date of 1965 Amendment

Pub. L. 89–44, title VII, § 701(c)(2),June 21, 1965, 79 Stat. 157, provided in part that: “The amendments made by section 402 [repealing sections 4451 to 4457 of this title] (relating to playing cards) and by subsection (c) ofsection 405 [amending this section] shall apply on and after the day after the date of the enactment of this Act [June 21, 1965].”
Savings Provision

Prosecutions for any violation of law occurring, and civil seizures or forfeitures and injunctive proceedings commenced, prior to the effective date of amendment of this section by section 1102 ofPub. L. 91–513not to be affected or abated by reason thereof, see section 1103 ofPub. L. 91–513, set out as a note under section 171 of Title 21, Food and Drugs.

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