26 U.S. Code § 509 - Private foundation defined
For purposes of this title, if an organization is a private foundation (within the meaning of subsection (a)) on October 9, 1969, or becomes a private foundation on any subsequent date, such organization shall be treated as a private foundation for all periods after October 9, 1969, or after such subsequent date, unless its status as such is terminated under section 507.
For purposes of this part, an organization the status of which as a private foundation is terminated under section 507 shall (except as provided in section 507(b)(2)) be treated as an organization created on the day after the date of such termination.
For purposes of subsection (d), the term “gross investment income” means the gross amount of income from interest, dividends, payments with respect to securities loans (as defined in section 512(a)(5)), rents, and royalties, but not including any such income to the extent included in computing the tax imposed by section 511. Such term shall also include income from sources similar to those in the preceding sentence.
For each taxable year beginning after the date of the enactment of this subsection, the organization provides to each supported organization such information as the Secretary may require to ensure that such organization is responsive to the needs or demands of the supported organization.
The organization is not operated in connection with any supported organization that is not organized in the United States.
If the organization is operated in connection with an organization that is not organized in the United States on the date of the enactment of this subsection, clause (i) shall not apply until the first day of the third taxable year of the organization beginning after the date of the enactment of this subsection.
The date of the enactment of this subsection, referred to in subsec. (f)(1)(A), (B)(ii), is the date of enactment of Pub. L. 109–280, which was approved Aug. 17, 2006.
Sections 1221(a)(2) and 1241(a), (b) of Pub. L. 109–280, which directed the amendment of section 509 without specifying the act to be amended, were executed to this section, which is section 509 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, to reflect the probable intent of Congress. See 2006 Amendment notes below.
2006—Subsec. (a)(3)(B). Pub. L. 109–280, § 1241(a), amended subpar. (B) generally. Prior to amendment, subpar. (B) read as follows: “is operated, supervised, or controlled by or in connection with one or more organizations described in paragraph (1) or (2), and”. See Codification note above.
Subsec. (e). Pub. L. 109–280, § 1221(a)(2), inserted at end “Such term shall also include income from sources similar to those in the preceding sentence.” See Codification note above.
Subsec. (f). Pub. L. 109–280, § 1241(b), added subsec. (f). See Codification note above.
1978—Subsec. (e). Pub. L. 95–345 inserted provision relating to payments with respect to securities loans.
1975—Subsec. (a)(2)(B). Pub. L. 94–81 designated existing provisions as cl. (i) and added cl. (ii).
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