26 U.S. Code § 247 - Contributions to Alaska Native Settlement Trusts
In the case of a Native Corporation, there shall be allowed a deduction for any contributions made by such Native Corporation to a Settlement Trust (regardless of whether an election under section 646 is in effect for such Settlement Trust) for which the Native Corporation has made an annual election under subsection (e).
The holding period under section 1223 of the Settlement Trust shall include the period the property was held by the Native Corporation.
For each taxable year, a Settlement Trust may elect to apply this subsection for any property described in paragraph (1) which was contributed during such year. Any property to which the election applies shall be identified and described with reasonable particularity on the income tax return or an amendment or supplement to the return of the Settlement Trust, with such election to have effect solely for such taxable year.
Notwithstanding section 6501(a), any amount described in subclause (III) of clause (i) may be assessed, or a proceeding in court with respect to such amount may be initiated without assessment, within 4 years after the date on which the return making the election under this subsection for such property was filed.
A prior section 247, Aug. 16, 1954, ch. 736, 68A Stat. 75; Pub. L. 94–455, title XIX, § 1901(a)(35), Oct. 4, 1976, 90 Stat. 1770; Pub. L. 95–600, title III, § 301(b)(4), Nov. 6, 1978, 92 Stat. 2820; Pub. L. 101–508, title XI, § 11801(c)(8)(C), Nov. 5, 1990, 104 Stat. 1388–524; Pub. L. 104–188, title I, § 1704(t)(49), Aug. 20, 1996, 110 Stat. 1890; Pub. L. 109–135, title IV, § 402(a)(5), Dec. 21, 2005, 119 Stat. 2610, allowed to public utilities as a deduction a percentage of the amount of the lesser of dividends paid during the taxable year on its preferred stock or taxable income for the taxable year under certain conditions, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 113–295, div. A, title II, § 221(a)(41)(A), Dec. 19, 2014, 128 Stat. 4043.
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