controlled group of corporations
(8) Business under common control; members of the same family (A) Component members of controlled group treated as one taxpayer For purposes of this subsection, persons who are members of the same controlled group of corporations shall be treated as one taxpayer. (B) Aggregation of business entities under common control If 50 percent or more of the beneficial interest in two or more corporations, trusts, or estates is owned by the same or related persons (taking into account only persons who own at least 5 percent of such beneficial interest), the tentative quantity determined under paragraph (3)(B) shall be allocated among all such entities in proportion to the respective production of domestic crude oil during the period in question by such entities. (C) Allocation among members of the same family In the case of individuals who are members of the same family, the tentative quantity determined under paragraph (3)(B) shall be allocated among such individuals in proportion to the respective production of domestic crude oil during the period in question by such individuals. (D) Definition and special rules For purposes of this paragraph— (i) the term “controlled group of corporations” has the meaning given to such term by section 1563(a), except that section 1563(b)(2) shall not apply and except that “more than 50 percent” shall be substituted for “at least 80 percent” each place it appears in section 1563(a), (ii) a person is a related person to another person if such persons are members of the same controlled group of corporations or if the relationship between such persons would result in a disallowance of losses under section 267 or 707(b), except that for this purpose the family of an individual includes only his spouse and minor children. (iii) the family of an individual includes only his spouse and minor children, and (iv) each 6,000 cubic feet of domestic natural gas shall be treated as 1 barrel of domestic crude oil.