2017—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 115–97 redesignated pars. (2) and (3) as (1) and (2), respectively, and struck out former par. (1). Prior to amendment, text of par. (1) read as follows: “In the case of a foreign company taxable under part I, subsection (b) shall be applied before computing the small life insurance company deduction.”
2004—Subsec. (c)(3), (4). Pub. L. 108–218 redesignated par. (4) as (3) and struck out heading and text of former par. (3). Text read as follows: “For purposes of section 809, the equity base of any foreign mutual life insurance company as of the close of any taxable year shall be increased by the excess of—
“(A) the required United States assets of the company (determined under subsection (b)(2)), over
“(B) the mean of the assets held in the United States during the taxable year.”
1989—Subsec. (c)(4). Pub. L. 101–239 substituted “yields” for “yeilds” in heading.
1988—Subsec. (b)(3)(B). Pub. L. 100–647, § 2004(q)(2)(A), struck out “held for the production of such income” after “same companies”.
Subsec. (b)(4)(B)(ii). Pub. L. 100–647, § 2004(q)(2)(B), struck out “held for the production of investment income” after “United States)”.
Subsec. (d)(4). Pub. L. 100–647, § 2004(q)(3), added par. (4).
1987—Pub. L. 100–203 substituted “companies” for “corporations” in section catchline and amended text generally. Prior to amendment, text read as follows: “If a foreign corporation carrying on an insurance business within the United States would qualify under part I or II of this subchapter for the taxable year if (without regard to income not effectively connected with the conduct of any trade or business within the United States) it were a domestic corporation, such corporation shall be taxable under such part on its income effectively connected with its conduct of any trade or business within the United States. With respect to the remainder of its income, which is from sources within the United States, such a foreign corporation shall be taxable as provided in section 881.”
1986—Pub. L. 99–514 struck out reference to part III of this subchapter.
1966—Pub. L. 89–809 substituted provisions covering the taxability of foreign corporations that are carrying on an insurance business within the United States which would qualify under part I, II, or III of this subchapter for the taxable year if (without regard to income not effectively connected with the conduct of any trade or business within the United States) it were a domestic corporation for provisions that the gross income of insurance companies subject to the tax imposed by section 802 or 831 shall not be determined in the manner provided in part I of subchapter N (relating to determination of sources of income).
1959—Pub. L. 86–69 struck out reference to section 811.
1956—Act Mar. 13, 1956, inserted reference to section 811.
Effective Date of 1956 Amendment
Amendment by act Mar. 13, 1956, applicable only to taxable years beginning after Dec. 31, 1954, see section 6 of act Mar. 13, 1956, set out as a note under section 316 of this title.
Study of United States Reinsurance Industry
Pub. L. 99–514, title XII, § 1244, Oct. 22, 1986, 100 Stat. 2581, directed Secretary of the Treasury or his delegate to conduct a study to determine whether United States reinsurance corporations are placed at a significant competitive disadvantage with foreign reinsurance corporations by existing treaties between the United States and foreign countries, and to report before Jan. 1, 1988, the results of such study to Committee on Finance of United States Senate and Committee on Ways and Means of House of Representatives.