market discount

(2) Market discount (A) In general The term “market discount” means the excess (if any) of— (i) the stated redemption price of the bond at maturity, over (ii) the basis of such bond immediately after its acquisition by the taxpayer. (B) Coordination where bond has original issue discount In the case of any bond having original issue discount, for purposes of subparagraph (A), the stated redemption price of such bond at maturity shall be treated as equal to its revised issue price. (C) De minimis rule If the market discount is less than ¼ of 1 percent of the stated redemption price of the bond at maturity multiplied by the number of complete years to maturity (after the taxpayer acquired the bond), then the market discount shall be considered to be zero.


26 USC § 1278(a)(2)

Scoping language

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