26 U.S. Code § 874 - Allowance of deductions and credits
A nonresident alien individual shall receive the benefit of the deductions and credits allowed to him in this subtitle only by filing or causing to be filed with the Secretary a true and accurate return, in the manner prescribed in subtitle F (sec. 6001 and following, relating to procedure and administration), including therein all the information which the Secretary may deem necessary for the calculation of such deductions and credits. This subsection shall not be construed to deny the credits provided by sections 31 and 33 for tax withheld at source or the credit provided by section 34 for certain uses of gasoline and special fuels.
The benefit of the deduction for exemptions under section 151 may, in the discretion of the Secretary, and under regulations prescribed by the Secretary, be received by a non-resident alien individual entitled thereto, by filing a claim therefor with the withholding agent.
Except as provided in section 906, a nonresident alien individual shall not be allowed the credits against the tax for taxes of foreign countries and possessions of the United States allowed by section 901.
1984—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 98–369 substituted reference to section “33” for “32” and “34” for “39”.
1983—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 97–424 substituted “and special fuels” for “, special fuels, and lubricating oil”.
1976—Subsecs. (a), (b). Pub. L. 94–455 struck out “or his delegate” after “Secretary”.
1970—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 91–258 included provision against construction of subsec. (a) to deny credit provided by section 39 for certain uses of special fuels.
1966—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 89–809, § 103(d), struck out “of his total income received from all sources in the United States” after “true and accurate return”.
Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 89–809, § 106(a)(3), substituted “Foreign tax credit” for “Foreign tax credit not allowed” in heading and inserted reference to an exception provided in section 906.
1965—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 89–44 inserted “or the credit provided by section 39 for certain uses of gasoline and lubricating oil”.
Amendment by Pub. L. 98–369 applicable to taxable years beginning after Dec. 31, 1983, and to carrybacks from such years, see section 475(a) of Pub. L. 98–369, set out as a note under section 21 of this title.
Amendment by section 103(d) of Pub. L. 89–809 applicable with respect to taxable years beginning after Dec. 31, 1966, see section 103(n)(1) of Pub. L. 89–809, set out as a note under section 871 of this title.