2002—Subsec. (h)(1)(A). Pub. L. 107–147 amended subpar. (A) generally. Prior to amendment, subpar. (A) read as follows: “which is assumed in exchange for such property, and”.
2000—Subsec. (h). Pub. L. 106–554 added subsec. (h).
1999—Subsec. (d)(1). Pub. L. 106–36 struck out “or acquired from the taxpayer property subject to a liability” after “liability of the taxpayer” and “or acquisition (in the amount of the liability)” after “such assumption”.
1997—Subsec. (g). Pub. L. 105–34 added subsec. (g).
1990—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 101–508, § 11801(c)(8)(G)(i), substituted “or 361” for “361, 371(b), or 374”.
Subsec. (b)(3). Pub. L. 101–508, § 11801(c)(8)(G)(ii), struck out par. (3) “Certain exchanges involving ConRail” which read as follows: “To the extent provided in regulations prescribed by the Secretary in the case of an exchange to which section 354(d) (or so much of section 356 as relates to section 354(d)) or section 374(c) applies, for purposes of allocating basis under paragraph (1), stock of the Consolidated Rail Corporation and the certificate of value of the United States Railway Association which relates to such stock shall, so long as they are held by the same person, be treated as one property.”
1988—Subsec. (f). Pub. L. 100–647 added subsec. (f).
1978—Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 95–600 designated existing provisions as par. (1) and added par. (2).
1976—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 94–253, § 1(b)(1), substituted “371(b), or 374” for “or 371(b)”.
Subsec. (b)(1), (3). Pub. L. 94–455 struck out “or his delegate” after “Secretary”.
Pub. L. 94–253, § 1(b)(2), added par. (3).
1968—Subsec. (e). Pub. L. 90–621 substituted exchange of stock and securities for issuance of stock or securities as the transaction involved and inserted parenthetical provisions making reference to stock or securities of a corporation which is in control of the acquiring corporation.
1958—Subsec. (a)(1)(A)(iii). Pub. L. 85–866 added cl. (iii).
Effective Date of 2000 Amendment
Pub. L. 106–554, § 1(a)(7) [title III, § 309(d)], Dec. 21, 2000, 114 Stat. 2763, 2763A–638, provided that:
“(1) In general.—
The amendments made by this section [amending this section and section 357 of this title
] shall apply to assumptions of liability
after October 18, 1999
The rules prescribed under subsection (c) [see Application of Comparable Rules to Partnerships and S Corporations note below] shall apply to assumptions of liability
after October 18, 1999
, or such later date as may be prescribed in such rules.”
Effective Date of 1968 Amendment
Pub. L. 90–621, § 2(c), Oct. 22, 1968, 82 Stat. 1311, provided that:
“The amendments made by subsections (a) and (b) [amending this section and section 362 of this title
] shall apply only in respect of plans of reorganization adopted after the date of the enactment of this Act [Oct. 22, 1968
Effective Date of 1958 Amendment
Pub. L. 85–866, § 21(b), Sept. 2, 1958, 72 Stat. 1620, as amended by Pub. L. 99–514, § 2, Oct. 22, 1986, 100 Stat. 2095, provided that:
“The amendment made by subsection (a) [amending this section] shall apply as provided in section 393 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986
[formerly I.R.C. 1954] as if the clause (iii) added by such amendment had been included in such Code at the time of its enactment [Aug. 16, 1954
For provisions that nothing in amendment by Pub. L. 101–508 be construed to affect treatment of certain transactions occurring, property acquired, or items of income, loss, deduction, or credit taken into account prior to Nov. 5, 1990, for purposes of determining liability for tax for periods ending after Nov. 5, 1990, see section 11821(b) of Pub. L. 101–508, set out as a note under section 45K of this title.
Abolition of United States Railway Association and Transfer of Functions
United States Railway Association abolished effective Apr. 1, 1987, all powers, duties, rights, and obligations of Association relating to Consolidated Rail Corporation under Regional Rail Reorganization Act of 1973 (45 U.S.C. 701 et seq.) transferred to Secretary of Transportation on Jan. 1, 1987, and any securities of Corporation held by Association transferred to Secretary of Transportation on Oct. 21, 1986, see section 1341 of Title 45, Railroads.
Application of Comparable Rules to Partnerships and S Corporations
Pub. L. 106–554, § 1(a)(7) [title III, § 309(c)], Dec. 21, 2000, 114 Stat. 2763, 2763A–638, provided that:
“The Secretary of the Treasury or his delegate—
shall prescribe rules which provide appropriate adjustments under subchapter K of chapter 1 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986
to prevent the acceleration or duplication of losses through the assumption of (or transfer of assets subject to) liabilities described in section 358(h)(3) of such Code (as added by subsection (a)) in transactions involving partnerships, and
may prescribe rules which provide appropriate adjustments under subchapter S of chapter 1 of such Code in transactions described in paragraph (1) involving S corporations rather than partnerships.”