26 U.S. Code § 4977 - Tax on certain fringe benefits provided by an employer
In the case of an employer to whom an election under this section applies for any calendar year, there is hereby imposed a tax for such calendar year equal to 30 percent of the excess fringe benefits.
An election under this section shall apply to the calendar year for which made and all subsequent calendar years unless revoked by the employer.
All employees treated as employed by a single employer under subsection (b), (c), or (m) of section 414 shall be treated as employed by a single employer for purposes of this section.
Except as otherwise provided in regulations, this section shall apply only with respect to employment within the United States.
1996—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 104–188 substituted “section 132(h)” for “section 132(i)(2)” in closing provisions.
1993—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 103–66 substituted “section 132(i)(2)” for “section 132(g)(2)” in closing provisions.
1986—Subsec. (c)(2). Pub. L. 99–514, § 1853(c)(1), amended par. (2) generally. Prior to amendment, par. (2) read as follows: “as of January 1, 1984, substantially all of the employees of the employer were entitled to employee discounts or services provided by the employer in 1 line of business,”.
Subsec. (f). Pub. L. 99–514, § 1853(c)(2), added subsec. (f).
Amendment by Pub. L. 103–66 applicable to reimbursements or other payments in respect of expenses incurred after Dec. 31, 1993, see section 13213(e) of Pub. L. 103–66, set out as a note under section 62 of this title.
Amendment by Pub. L. 99–514 effective, except as otherwise provided, as if included in the provisions of the Tax Reform Act of 1984, Pub. L. 98–369, div. A, to which such amendment relates, see section 1881 of Pub. L. 99–514, set out as a note under section 48 of this title.
For provisions directing that if any amendments made by subtitle A or subtitle C of title XI [§§ 1101–1147 and 1171–1177] or title XVIII [§§ 1800–1899A] of Pub. L. 99–514 require an amendment to any plan, such plan amendment shall not be required to be made before the first plan year beginning on or after Jan. 1, 1989, see section 1140 of Pub. L. 99–514, as amended, set out as a note under section 401 of this title.