26 U.S. Code § 811 - Accounting provisions
If any return of a corporation made under this part is for a period of less than the entire calendar year (referred to in this subsection as “short period”), then section 443 shall not apply in respect to such period, but life insurance company taxable income shall be determined, under regulations prescribed by the Secretary, on an annual basis by a ratable daily projection of the appropriate figures for the short period.
A prior section 811, added Pub. L. 86–69, § 2(a), June 25, 1959, 73 Stat. 126; amended Pub. L. 97–248, title II, § 255(b)(1), Sept. 3, 1982, 96 Stat. 533; Pub. L. 98–369, div. A, title VII, § 714(a), July 18, 1984, 98 Stat. 960, related to dividends to policyholders, prior to the general revision of this part by Pub. L. 98–369, § 211(a).
Another prior section 811, act Aug. 16, 1954, ch. 736, § 811, as added Mar. 13, 1956, ch. 83, § 2, 70 Stat. 44; amended July 24, 1956, ch. 696, § 2(c), 70 Stat. 633; Mar. 17, 1958, Pub. L. 85–345, § 2(c), 72 Stat. 37, imposed a tax on the life insurance company taxable income of all life insurance companies for taxable years beginning after Dec. 31, 1957, prior to the general revision of this part by Pub. L. 86–69, § 2(a).
2017—Subsec. (d)(1). Pub. L. 115–97 substituted “the interest rate in effect under section 808(g)” for “the greater of the prevailing State assumed interest rate or applicable Federal interest rate in effect under section 807”.
1988—Subsec. (d)(1). Pub. L. 100–647 substituted “the greater of the prevailing State assumed interest rate or applicable Federal interest rate in effect under section 807 for the contract” for “the prevailing State assumed interest rate for the contract”.
1984—Subsec. (b)(3). Pub. L. 98–369, § 42(a)(8), substituted “section 1273” for “section 1232(b)”.
Amendment by Pub. L. 115–97 applicable to taxable years beginning after Dec. 31, 2017, with transition rule and transition relief, see section 13517(c) of Pub. L. 115–97, set out as a note under section 807 of this title.
Amendment by Pub. L. 100–647 effective, except as otherwise provided, as if included in the provisions of the Revenue Act of 1987, Pub. L. 100–203, title X, to which such amendment relates, see section 2004(u) of Pub. L. 100–647, set out as a note under section 56 of this title.
Amendment by section 42(a)(8) of Pub. L. 98–369 applicable to taxable years ending after July 18, 1984, see section 44 of Pub. L. 98–369, set out as an Effective Date note under section 1271 of this title.
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