26 U.S. Code § 6043A - Returns relating to taxable mergers and acquisitions
(a) In general
According to the forms or regulations prescribed by the Secretary, the acquiring corporation in any taxable acquisition shall make a return setting forth—
(2) the name and address of each shareholder of the acquired corporation who is required to recognize gain (if any) as a result of the acquisition,
(3) the amount of money and the fair market value of other property transferred to each such shareholder as part of such acquisition, and
To the extent provided by the Secretary, the requirements of this section applicable to the acquiring corporation shall be applicable to the acquired corporation and not to the acquiring corporation.
According to the forms or regulations prescribed by the Secretary:
Any person who holds stock as a nominee for another person shall furnish in the manner prescribed by the Secretary to such other person the information provided by the corporation under subsection (d).
(c) Taxable acquisition
For purposes of this section, the term “taxable acquisition” means any acquisition by a corporation of stock in or property of another corporation if any shareholder of the acquired corporation is required to recognize gain (if any) as a result of such acquisition.
(d) Statements to be furnished to shareholders
According to the forms or regulations prescribed by the Secretary, every person required to make a return under subsection (a) shall furnish to each shareholder whose name is required to be set forth in such return a written statement showing—
(1) the name, address, and phone number of the information contact of the person required to make such return,
The written statement required under the preceding sentence shall be furnished to the shareholder on or before January 31 of the year following the calendar year during which the taxable acquisition occurred.
Source(Added Pub. L. 108–357, title VIII, § 805(a),Oct. 22, 2004, 118 Stat. 1573.)