26 U.S.C. § 6046 - U.S. Code - Unannotated Title 26. Internal Revenue Code § 6046. Returns as to organization or reorganization of foreign corporations and as to acquisitions of their stock




 Requirement of return.--

 In general.--A return complying with the requirements of subsection (b) shall be made by--

 each United States citizen or resident who becomes an officer or director of a foreign corporation if a United States person (as defined in section 7701(a)(30) ) meets the stock ownership requirements of paragraph (2) with respect to such corporation,

 each United States person--

 who acquires stock which, when added to any stock owned on the date of such acquisition, meets the stock ownership requirements of paragraph (2) with respect to a foreign corporation, or

 who acquires stock which, without regard to stock owned on the date of such acquisition, meets the stock ownership requirements of paragraph (2) with respect to a foreign corporation,

 each person (not described in subparagraph (B)) who is treated as a United States shareholder under section 953(c) with respect to a foreign corporation, and

 each person who becomes a United States person while meeting the stock ownership requirements of paragraph (2) with respect to stock of a foreign corporation.

In the case of a foreign corporation with respect to which any person is treated as a United States shareholder under section 953(c) , subparagraph (A) shall be treated as including a reference to each United States person who is an officer or director of such corporation.

 Stock ownership requirements.--A person meets the stock ownership requirements of this paragraph with respect to any corporation if such person owns 10 percent or more of--

 the total combined voting power of all classes of stock of such corporation entitled to vote, or

 the total value of the stock of such corporation.

 Form and contents of returns.--The returns required by subsection (a) shall be in such form and shall set forth, in respect of the foreign corporation, such information as the Secretary prescribes by forms or regulations as necessary for carrying out the provisions of the income tax laws, except that in the case of persons described only in subsection (a)(1)(A) the information required shall be limited to the names and addresses of persons described in subparagraph (B) or (C) of subsection (a)(1).

 Ownership of stock.--For purposes of subsection (a), stock owned directly or indirectly by a person (including, in the case of an individual, stock owned by members of his family) shall be taken into account.  For purposes of the preceding sentence, the family of an individual shall be considered as including only his brothers and sisters (whether by the whole or half blood), spouse, ancestors, and lineal descendants.

 Time for filing.--Any return required by subsection (a) shall be filed on or before the 90th day after the day on which, under any provision of subsection (a), the United States citizen, resident, or person becomes liable to file such return (or on or before such later day as the Secretary may by forms or regulations prescribe).

 Limitation.--No information shall be required to be furnished under this section with respect to any foreign corporation unless such information was required to be furnished under regulations which have been in effect for at least 90 days before the date on which the United States citizen, resident, or person becomes liable to file a return required under subsection (a).

 Cross reference.--

For provisions relating to penalties for violations of this section, see sections 6679 and 7203 .





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