26 C.F.R. § 1.1491-1   Imposition of tax.


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Title 26: Internal Revenue
PART 1—INCOME TAXES
Tax on Transfers To Avoid Income Tax

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§ 1.1491-1   Imposition of tax.

Section 1491 imposes an excise tax upon transfers of stock or securities by a citizen or resident of the United States, or by a domestic corporation or partnership, or by a trust which is not a foreign trust, to a foreign corporation as paid-in surplus or as a contribution to capital, or to a foreign trust, or to a foreign partnership. The tax is in an amount equal to 271/2 percent of the excess of (a) the value of the stock or securities so transferred over (b) its adjusted basis, as provided in section 1011, for determining gain in the hands of the transferor.

[T.D. 6500, 25 FR 12082, Nov. 26, 1960]

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