United States Code: Containing the General and Permanent Laws of the United States, in Force ...

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1953
 

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Page 3315 - The net income shall be computed upon the basis of the taxpayer's annual accounting period (fiscal year or calendar year, as the case may be) in accordance with the method of accounting regularly employed in keeping the books of such taxpayer; but if no such method of accounting has been so employed, or if the method employed does not clearly reflect the income...
Page 3317 - BASIS. (a) Dealers in personal property. Under regulations prescribed by the Commissioner with the approval of the Secretary, a person who regularly sells or otherwise disposes of personal property on the installment plan may return as income therefrom in any taxable year that proportion of the installment payments actually received in that year which the gross profit realized or to be realized when payment is completed, bears to the total contract price.
Page 3363 - dividend" when used in this title (except in section 203 (a) (3^ and section 207 (c) ( 1) , relating to insurance companies) means any distribution made by a corporation to its shareholders, whether in money or in other property, (1) out of its earnings or profits accumulated after February 28, 1913, or (2) out of the earnings or profits of the taxable year (computed as of the close of the taxable year without diminution by reason of any distributions made during the taxable year) , without regard...
Page 3345 - No gain or loss shall be recognized if property is transferred to a corporation by one or more persons solely in exchange for stock or securities In such corporation, and immediately after the exchange such person or persons are in control of the corporation...
Page 3362 - The allowance for depletion under section 23 (m) shall be, in the case of coal mines, 5 per centum, in the case of metal mines, 15 per centum, and, in the case of sulphur mines or deposits, 23 per centum, of the gross income from the property during the taxable year, excluding from such gross income an amount equal to any rents or royalties paid or incurred by the taxpayer in respect of the property.
Page 3355 - ... then the basis shall be the same as it would be in the hands of the transferor, increased in the amount of gain or decreased in the amount of loss recognized to the transferor upon such transfer under the law applicable to the year in which the transfer was made; (9) Tax-free distributions.
Page 3327 - ... any income return or copy thereof or any book containing any abstract or particulars thereof to be seen or examined by any person except as provided by law ; and it shall be unlawful for any person to print or publish in any manner whatever not provided by law any income return or any part thereof or source of income, profits, losses, or expenditures appearing in any income return...
Page 3348 - ... if it were not for the fact that the property received in exchange consists not only of property permitted by such paragraph to be received without the recognition of gain, but also of other property or money, then the gain, if any, to the recipient shall be recognized, but in an amount not in excess of the sum of such money and the fair market value of such other property.
Page 3296 - Debts ascertained to be worthless and charged off within the taxable year (or, In the discretion of the Commissioner, a reasonable addition to a reserve for bad debts); and when satisfied that a debt is recoverable only In part, the Commissioner may allow such debt, in an amount not In excess of the part charged off within the taxable year, as a deduction.
Page 3345 - No gain or loss shall be recognized if a corporation a party to a reorganization exchanges property, in pursuance of the plan of reorganization, solely for stock or securities in another corporation a party to the reorganization.

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