qualified production activities income
(3) Qualified production activities income For purposes of this subsection— (A) In general The term “qualified production activities income” for any taxable year means an amount equal to the excess (if any) of— (i) the taxpayer’s domestic production gross receipts for such taxable year, over (ii) the sum of— (I) the cost of goods sold that are allocable to such receipts, and (II) other expenses, losses, or deductions (other than the deduction allowed under this subsection), which are properly allocable to such receipts. (B) Allocation method The Secretary shall prescribe rules for the proper allocation of items described in subparagraph (A) for purposes of determining qualified production activities income. Such rules shall provide for the proper allocation of items whether or not such items are directly allocable to domestic production gross receipts. (C) Special rules for determining costs (i) In general For purposes of determining costs under subclause (I) of subparagraph (A)(ii), any item or service brought into the United States shall be treated as acquired by purchase, and its cost shall be treated as not less than its value immediately after it entered the United States. A similar rule shall apply in determining the adjusted basis of leased or rented property where the lease or rental gives rise to domestic production gross receipts. (ii) Exports for further manufacture In the case of any property described in clause (i) that had been exported by the taxpayer for further manufacture, the increase in cost or adjusted basis under clause (i) shall not exceed the difference between the value of the property when exported and the value of the property when brought back into the United States after the further manufacture. (D) Domestic production gross receipts (i) In general The term “domestic production gross receipts” means the gross receipts of the taxpayer which are derived from any lease, rental, license, sale, exchange, or other disposition of any agricultural or horticultural product which was manufactured, produced, grown, or extracted by the taxpayer (determined after the application of paragraph (4)(B)) in whole or significant part within the United States. Such term shall not include gross receipts of the taxpayer which are derived from the lease, rental, license, sale, exchange, or other disposition of land. (ii) Related persons (I) In general The term “domestic production gross receipts” shall not include any gross receipts of the taxpayer derived from property leased, licensed, or rented by the taxpayer for use by any related person. (II) Related person For purposes of subclause (I), a person shall be treated as related to another person if such persons are treated as a single employer under subsection (a) or (b) of section 52 or subsection (m) or (o) of section 414, except that determinations under subsections (a) and (b) of section 52 shall be made without regard to section 1563(b).