California Code, Revenue and Taxation Code - RTC § 24307

(a)  Section 108 of the Internal Revenue Code ,  1 relating to income from discharge of indebtedness, shall apply, except as otherwise provided.

(b)  Section 108(b)(2)(B) of the Internal Revenue Code , relating to general business credit, is modified by substituting “this part” in lieu of “ Section 38 (relating to general business credit).”

(c)  Section 108(b)(2)(G) of the Internal Revenue Code , relating to foreign tax credit carryovers, shall not apply.

(d)  Section 108(b)(3)(B) of the Internal Revenue Code , relating to credit carryover reduction, is modified by substituting “11.1 cents” in lieu of “33 1/3 cents” in each place in which it appears.  In the case where more than one credit is allowable under this part, the credits shall be reduced on a pro rata basis.

(e)  Section 108(g)(3)(B) of the Internal Revenue Code , relating to adjusted tax attributes, is modified by substituting “$9” in lieu of “$3.”

(f)(1) The amendments to Section 108 of the Internal Revenue Code made by Section 13150 of the Revenue Reconciliation Act of 1993 ( Public Law 103-66 ), relating to exclusion from gross income for income from discharge of qualified real property business indebtedness, shall apply to discharges occurring on or after January 1, 1996, in taxable years beginning on or after January 1, 1996.

(2) If a taxpayer makes an election for federal income tax purposes under Section 108(c) of the Internal Revenue Code , relating to treatment of discharge of qualified real property business indebtedness, a separate election shall not be allowed under paragraph (3) of subdivision (e) of Section 23051.5 and the federal election shall be binding for purposes of this part.

(3) If a taxpayer has not made an election for federal income tax purposes under Section 108(c) of the Internal Revenue Code , relating to treatment of discharge of qualified real property business indebtedness, then the taxpayer shall not be allowed to make that election for purposes of this part.

(g) The amendments to Section 108 of the Internal Revenue Code made by Section 13226 of the Revenue Reconciliation Act of 1993 ( Public Law 103-66 ), relating to modifications of discharge of indebtedness provisions, shall apply to discharges occurring on or after January 1, 1996, in taxable years beginning on or after January 1, 1996.

(h) The amendments made to Section 108(d)(7)(A) of the Internal Revenue Code , relating to certain provisions to be applied at the corporate level by Section 402 of the Job Creation and Worker Assistance Act of 2002 ( Public Law 107-147 ), shall apply to discharges of indebtedness after December 31, 2001, in taxable years ending after that date.  This subdivision shall not apply to any discharge of indebtedness made before March 1, 2002, pursuant to a plan of reorganization filed with a bankruptcy court on or before October 11, 2001.

(i)  Section 108(i) of the Internal Revenue Code , relating to deferral and ratable inclusion of income arising from business indebtedness discharged by the reacquisition of a debt instrument, shall not apply.

1 Internal Revenue Code sections are in Title 26 of the U.S.C.A.

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