26 U.S. Code § 102 - Gifts and inheritances
Gross income does not include the value of property acquired by gift, bequest, devise, or inheritance.
Subsection (a) shall not exclude from gross income any amount transferred by or for an employer to, or for the benefit of, an employee.
Written determinations for this section
These documents, sometimes referred to as "Private Letter Rulings", are taken from the IRS Written Determinations page; the IRS also publishes a fuller explanation of what they are and what they mean. The collection is updated (at our end) daily. It appears that the IRS updates their listing every Friday.
Note that the IRS often titles documents in a very plain-vanilla, duplicative way. Do not assume that identically-titled documents are the same, or that a later document supersedes another with the same title. That is unlikely to be the case.
Release dates appear exactly as we get them from the IRS. Some are clearly wrong, but we have made no attempt to correct them, as we have no way guess correctly in all cases, and do not wish to add to the confusion.
We truncate results at 20000 items. After that, you're on your own.
- Refund of Taxes or Duties : 2007-02-23
- Gifts and Inheritances : 2007-02-23
- Donative Intent of Donor - Detached Generosity : 2005-07-22
- Information at Source : 2005-06-03
- Tax Refunds : 2005-06-03
- Refund of Taxes or Duties : 2005-06-03
- Gifts and Inheritances : 2005-06-03
- Gross Income v. Not Gross Income : 2004-10-15
- Fixed or Determinable Gains, Profits, or Income : 2004-10-15
- Gifts and Inheritances : 2004-10-15
- Gift : 2004-10-15
- Definitions : 2003-02-14
- Gifts and Inheritances : 2003-02-14
- Compensation : 2003-02-14
- Gift : 2003-02-14
- Damages, Court Awards, Settlements : 2001-09-14
- Gifts and Inheritances : 2001-09-14
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