Liquidating dividend taxability
94–455, § 1901(a) (42)(A), substituted “then a gain shall be recognized” for “then again shall be recognized”. (C) relating to certain distributions before , struck out “26 Stat. 98–369, § 54(a)(1), struck out “of part or all of his stock in such corporation” before “and”. 98–369, § 54(a)(2)(A), substituted provisions relating to a distribution which is made with respect to qualified stock if section 302(b)(4) applies to such distribution or such distribution is a qualified distribution for provisions which had related to a distribution to a corporate shareholder if the basis of the property distributed was determined under section 301(d)(2). (G) which provided that a distribution of stock to a distributee which is not an organization exempt from tax under section 501(a) of this title, if with respect to such distributee, subsec. 96–471 substituted “section 453B” for “Section 453(d)”.
More dividend distribution means more earnings for the stockholders and would attract more potential investors.
100–647, § 1006(e)(21)(B), substituted “liabilities” for “liabilities in excess of basis” in heading.
99–514 amended section generally, substituting provisions relating to distributions of appreciated property for provisions relating to LIFO inventory, liability in excess of basis, and appreciated property used to redeem stock.
98–369, § 54(a)(3), substituted “Distributions of appreciated property” for “Appreciated property used to redeem stock” in heading.
98–369, § 54(a)(1), substituted “This subsection shall be applied after the applications of subsections (b) and (c)” for “Subsections (b) and (c) shall not apply to any distribution to which this subsection applies” in provisions following subpar. Do not assume that identically-titled documents are the same, or that a later document supersedes another with the same title. Release dates appear exactly as we get them from the IRS.