26 U.S. Code § 955 - Withdrawal of previously excluded subpart F income from qualified investment
In the case of any United States shareholder, the pro rata share of the amount of previously excluded subpart F income of any controlled foreign corporation withdrawn from investment in foreign base company shipping operations for any taxable year is his pro rata share of the amount determined under paragraph (1).
For purposes of determining the amount of qualified investments in foreign based company shipping operations, an investment (or a decrease in investment) in such operations by one or more controlled foreign corporations may, under regulations prescribed by the Secretary, be treated as an investment (or a decrease in investment) by another corporation which is a controlled foreign corporation and is a related person (as defined in section 954(d)(3) with respect to the corporation actually making or withdrawing the investment.
For purposes of this subpart, a United States shareholder of a controlled foreign corporation may, under regulations prescribed by the Secretary, elect to make the determinations under subsection (a)(2) of this section and under subsection (g) of section 954 as of the close of the years following the years referred to in such subsections, or as of the close of such longer period of time as such regulations may permit, in lieu of on the last day of such years. Any election under this paragraph made with respect to any taxable year shall apply to such year and to all succeeding taxable years unless the Secretary consents to the revocation of such election.
The amount taken into account under this subpart with respect to any property described in paragraph (1) shall be its adjusted basis, reduced by any liability to which such property is subject.
Amounts invested in less developed country corporations described in section 955(c)(2) (as in effect before the enactment of the Tax Reduction Act of 1975) shall be treated as qualified investments in foreign base company shipping operations and shall not be treated as investments in less developed countries for purposes of section 951(a)(1)(A)(ii).
Section 955(c)(2) (as in effect before the enactment of the Tax Reduction Act of 1975), referred to in subsecs. (a)(2) and (b)(5), refers to section 955(c)(2) as added by Pub. L. 87–834, § 12(a), Oct. 16, 1962, 76 Stat. 1013, and as in effect from 1962 until the repeal of that section and the enactment of this section by Pub. L. 94–12.
The Tax Reduction Act of 1975, referred to in subsecs. (a)(2) and (b)(5), is Pub. L. 94–12, Mar. 29, 1975, 89 Stat. 26, as amended, which was enacted Mar. 29, 1975. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title of 1975 Amendment note set out under section 1 of this title and Tables.
A prior section 955, added Pub. L. 87–834, § 12(a), Oct. 16, 1962, 76 Stat. 1013, related to investments in less developed countries and dealing with less developed country corporations, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 94–12, title VI, § 602(c)(5), Mar. 29, 1975, 89 Stat. 59.
1988—Subsec. (a)(2)(A). Pub. L. 100–647 inserted “(to the extent such amount exceeds the sum of the decreases in qualified investments determined under this paragraph for prior taxable years beginning after 1986)” after “beginning before 1987”.
1986—Subsec. (a)(1)(A). Pub. L. 99–514, § 1221(c)(3)(B), inserted “beginning before 1987” after “all prior taxable years”.
Subsec. (a)(2)(A). Pub. L. 99–514, § 1221(c)(3)(C), substituted “as of the close of the last taxable year beginning before 1987” for “at the close of the preceding taxable year”.
1976—Subsec. (b)(2), (3). Pub. L. 94–455 struck out “or his delegate” after “Secretary” wherever appearing.
Amendment by Pub. L. 100–647 effective, except as otherwise provided, as if included in the provision of the Tax Reform Act of 1986, Pub. L. 99–514, to which such amendment relates, see section 1019(a) of Pub. L. 100–647, set out as a note under section 1 of this title.
Amendment by Pub. L. 99–514 applicable to taxable years of foreign corporations beginning after Dec. 31, 1986, except as otherwise provided, see section 1221(g) of Pub. L. 99–514, set out as a note under section 954 of this title.
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