information return

(1) Information return The term “information return” means— (A) any statement of the amount of payments to another person required by— (i) section 6041(a) or (b) (relating to certain information at source), (ii) section 6042(a)(1) (relating to payments of dividends), (iii) section 6044(a)(1) (relating to payments of patronage dividends), (iv) section 6049(a) (relating to payments of interest), (v) section 6050A(a) (relating to reporting requirements of certain fishing boat operators), (vi) section 6050N(a) (relating to payments of royalties), (vii) section 6051(d) (relating to information returns with respect to income tax withheld), (viii) section 6050R (relating to returns relating to certain purchases of fish), or (ix) section 110(d) (relating to qualified lessee construction allowances for short-term leases), (B) any return required by— (i) section 6041A(a) or (b) (relating to returns of direct sellers), (ii) section 6043A(a) (relating to returns relating to taxable mergers and acquisitions), (iii) section 6045(a) or (d) (relating to returns of brokers), (iv) section 6045B(a) (relating to returns relating to actions affecting basis of specified securities), (v) section 6050H(a) or (h)(1) (relating to mortgage interest received in trade or business from individuals), (vi) section 6050I(a) or (g)(1) (relating to cash received in trade or business, etc.), (vii) section 6050J(a) (relating to foreclosures and abandonments of security), (viii) section 6050K(a) (relating to exchanges of certain partnership interests), (ix) section 6050L(a) (relating to returns relating to certain dispositions of donated property), (x) section 6050P (relating to returns relating to the cancellation of indebtedness by certain financial entities), (xi) section 6050Q (relating to certain long-term care benefits), (xii) section 6050S (relating to returns relating to payments for qualified tuition and related expenses), (xiii) section 6050T (relating to returns relating to credit for health insurance costs of eligible individuals), (xiv) section 6052(a) (relating to reporting payment of wages in the form of group-life insurance), (xv) section 6050V (relating to returns relating to applicable insurance contracts in which certain exempt organizations hold interests), (xvi) section 6053(c)(1) (relating to reporting with respect to certain tips), (xvii) subsection (b) or (e) of section 1060 (relating to reporting requirements of transferors and transferees in certain asset acquisitions), (xviii) section 4101(d) (relating to information reporting with respect to fuels taxes), (xix) subparagraph (C) of section 338(h)(10) (relating to information required to be furnished to the Secretary in case of elective recognition of gain or loss), (xx) section 264(f)(5)(A)(iv) (relating to reporting with respect to certain life insurance and annuity contracts), (xxi) section 6050U (relating to charges or payments for qualified long-term care insurance contracts under combined arrangements), (xxii) section 6039(a) (relating to returns required with respect to certain options), (xxiii) section 6050W (relating to returns to payments made in settlement of payment card transactions), (xxiv) section 6055 (relating to returns relating to information regarding health insurance coverage), (xxv) section 6056 (relating to returns relating to certain employers required to report on health insurance coverage), or (xxvi) section 6050Y (relating to returns relating to certain life insurance contract transactions), and (C) any statement of the amount of payments to another person required to be made to the Secretary under— (i) section 408(i) (relating to reports with respect to individual retirement accounts or annuities), or (ii) section 6047(d) (relating to reports by employers, plan administrators, etc.), and (D) any statement required to be filed with the Secretary under section 6035. Such term also includes any form, statement, or schedule required to be filed with the Secretary under chapter 4 or with respect to any amount from which tax was required to be deducted and withheld under chapter 3 (or from which tax would be required to be so deducted and withheld but for an exemption under this title or any treaty obligation of the United States).

Source

26 USC § 6724(d)(1)


Scoping language

None identified. Default scope is assumed to be the entire title.
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