The election provided for in this section shall be made by the executor on the return of the tax imposed by this chapter. Such election, once made, shall be irrevocable.
26 U.S. Code § 2032. Alternate valuation
1986—Subsec. (c)(2). Pub. L. 99–514 amended par. (2) generally. Prior to amendment, par. (2) read as follows: “the amount of the tax imposed by this chapter (reduced by credits allowable against such tax).”
1984—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 98–369, § 1023(a), added subsec. (c). Former subsec. (c) redesignated (d).
Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 98–369, § 1024(a), substituted “Election” for “Time of election” in heading, designated existing text as par. (1), inserted heading “In general”, substituted “shall be made by the executor on the return of the tax imposed by this chapter” for “shall be exercised by the executor on his return if filed within the time prescribed by law or before the expiration of any extension of time granted pursuant to law for the filing of the return”, inserted sentence providing that an election, once made, is irrevocable, and added par. (2).
Pub. L. 98–369, § 1023(a), redesignated subsec. (c) as (d).
1970—Pub. L. 91–614 substituted “6 months” for “1 year” in four places and substituted “6-month” for “1-year”.
Amendment by Pub. L. 99–514 applicable to generation-skipping transfers (within the meaning of section 2611 of this title) made after Oct. 22, 1986, except as otherwise provided, see section 1433 of Pub. L. 99–514, set out as an Effective Date note under section 2601 of this title.