26 CFR § 1.35-1 - Partially tax-exempt interest received by individuals.
(a) The credit against tax under section 35 shall be allowed only to individuals and if the requirements of both paragraphs (1) and (2) of section 35(a) are met. Where the alternative tax on capital gains is imposed under section 1201(b), the taxable income for such taxable year is the taxable income as defined in section 63, which includes 50 percent of the excess of net long-term capital gain over net short-term capital loss.
(b) For the treatment of partially tax-exempt interest in the case of amounts not allocable to any beneficiary of an estate or trust, see section 642(a)(1), and for treatment of amounts allocable to a beneficiary, see sections 652 and 662. For treatment of partially tax-exempt interest received by a partnership, see section 702(a)(7). For treatment of such interest received by a common trust fund, see section 584(c)(2).
(c) The application of section 35 may be illustrated by the following example:
|Partially tax-exempt interest||$4,500|
|Credit computed under section 35(a); 3 percent of $4,500||135|
|Tax imposed by chapter 1||840|
|Credit allowed under section 33||$610|
|Credit allowed under section 34||120|
|Limitation on credit under section 35(b)(1)||110|
|Limitation on credit under section 35(b)(2); 3 percent of $4,000||120|