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assets be distributed before January 1, 1955), and (ii) the period during which, by reason of paragraph (1) of this subsection, gain or loss to the corporation is not recognized (in lieu of nonrecognition of gain or loss during the calendar year 1954); and
(B) notwithstanding paragraph (2) (A) of this subsection, any determination required by section 337 (b) to be made by reference to the date of the adoption of the plan of liquidation shall be made by reference to such date (and not by reference to January
1, 1954). SEC. 393. EFFECTIVE DATES OF PARTS III AND IV.
(a) GENERAL RULE.—Except as otherwise provided in this subchapter, parts III and IV shall take effect on June 22, 1954. (b) SPECIAL RULES FOR PLANS OF REORGANIZATION.
(1) IN GENERAL.-Except as provided in paragraphs (2) and (3), parts III and IV shall apply only in respect of plans of reorganization adopted on or after June 22, 1954. For purposes of this paragraph and paragraphs (2) and (3), a plan to make a transfer to a controlled corporation described in section 351, or a plan to make an exchange or distribution which is described in section 355 (or so much of section 356 as relates to section 355) shall be treated as a plan of reorganization. (2) ELECTION TO HAVE 1939 CODE APPLY.-If
(A) a plan of reorganization was submitted to the Secretary or his delegate before June 22, 1954, but such plan was not adopted before such date,
(B) the Secretary or his delegate issues (whether before, on, or after such date) a ruling with respect to such plan, and
(C) the corporations which are parties to the reorganization elect (at such time and in such manner as the Secretary or his delegate may by regulations prescribe) to have this paragraph
apply, then, if such reorganization is completed in accordance with the plan so submitted, the tax treatment of such reorganization (as to the corporations which are parties to the reorganization and as to their shareholders and security holders) shall be determined under the Internal Revenue Code of 1939 (in accordance with the contents of such ruling) and not under this Code. (3) ELECTION TO HAVE 1954 CODE APPLY.-If(A) a plan of reorganization
(i) was adopted after March 1, 1954, and before June 22, 1954, or
(ii) was adopted before June 22, 1954, in pursuance of a court order and all distributions under the plan occur after March 1, 1954, and before July 1, 1954, and
(B) the corporations which are parties to the reorganization elect (at such time and in such manner as the Secretary or his delegate may by regulations prescribe) to have this paragrapb
apply, then the tax treatment of such reorganization (as to the corporations which are parties to the reorganization and as to their shareholders and security holders) shall be determined under this Code and not under the Internal Revenue Code of 1939.
SEC. 394. EFFECTIVE DATE OF PART V.
(a) SECTION 381.-Except as otherwise provided in this subchapter, section 381 shall apply to liquidations and reorganizations, the tax treatment of wbich is determined under this Code.
(b) SECTION 382 (a).–For purposes of applying the special limitation on net operating loss carryovers in section 382 (a), the beginning of the taxable years specified in clauses (i) and (ii) of section 382 (a) (1) (A) shall be considered to be the beginning of such taxable years or June 22, 1954, whichever occurs later.
(c) SECTION 382 (b). --Section 382 (b) shall apply to reorganizations, the tax treatment of which is determined under this Code. SEC. 395. SPECIAL RULES FOR APPLICATION OF THIS SUBCHAPTER.
(a) TAXABLE YEARS AFFECTED.--Any provision of this subchapter the applicability of which is stated in terms of a specific date shall apply with respect to taxable years ending after such date. Each provision shall, in the case of a taxable year subject to the Internal Revenue Code of 1939, be deemed to be included in the Internal Revenue Code of 1939, but shall apply only to taxable years ending after such specific date.
(b) REPEAL AND CONTINUANCE OF INTERNAL REVENUE CODE OF 1939.—To the extent that the provisions of this subchapter supersede the provisions of the Internal Revenue Code of 1939, such provisions of the Internal Revenue Code of 1939 are hereby repealed. The provisions of the Internal Revenue Code of 1939 shall continue to apply with respect to transactions for which rules are provided in this subchapter until such rules take effect.
Subchapter D- Deferred Compensation, Etc.
Part I. Pension, profit-sharing, stock bonus plans, etc.
Part II. Miscellaneous provisions.
ployees' trust or annuity plan and compensation under
a deferred-payment plan. SEC. 401. QUALIFIED PENSION, PROFIT-SHARING, AND STOCK BONUS
PLANS. (a) REQUIREMENTS FOR QUALIFICATION.-A trust created or organized in the United States and forming part of a stock bonus, pension, or profit-sharing plan of an employer for the exclusive benefit of his employees or their beneficiaries shall constitute a qualified trust under this section
(1) if contributions are made to the trust by such employer, or employees, or both, or by another employer who is entitled to deduct his contributions under section 404 (a) (3) (B) (relating to deduction for contributions to profit-sharing and stock bonus plans), for the purpose of distributing to such employees or their beneficiaries the corpus and income of the fund accumulated by the trust in accordance with such plan;
(2) if under the trust instrument it is impossible, at any time prior to the satisfaction of all liabilities with respect to employees and their beneficiaries under the trust, for any part of the corpus or income to be (within the taxable year or thereafter) used for, or diverted to, purposes other than for the exclusive benefit of his employees or their beneficiaries;
(3) if the trust, or two or more trusts, or the trust or trusts and annuity plan or plans are designated by the employer as constituting parts of a plan intended to qualify under this subsection which benefits either
(A) 70 percent or more of all the employees, or 80 percent or more of all the employees who are eligible to benefit under the plan if 70 percent or more of all the employees are eligible to benefit under the plan, excluding in each case employees who have been employed not more than a minimum period prescribed by the plan, not exceeding 5 years, employees whose customary employment is for not more than 20 hours in any one week, and employees whose customary employment is for not more than 5 months in any calendar year, or
(B) such employees as qualify under a classification set up by the employer and found by the Secretary or his delegate not to be discriminatory in favor of employees who are officers, shareholders, persons whose principal duties consist in supervising the
work of other employees, or highly compensated employees; and
(4) if the contributions or benefits provided under the plan do not discriminate in favor of employees who are officers, shareholders, persons whose principal duties consist in supervising the work of other employees, or highly compensated employees.
(5) A classification shall not be considered discriminatory within the meaning of paragraph (3) (B) or (4) merely because it excludes employees the whole of whose remuneration constitutes "wages” under section 3121 (a) (1) (relating to the Federal Insurance Contributions Act) or merely because it is limited to salaried or clerical employees. Neither shall a plan be considered discriminatory within the meaning of such provisions merely because the contributions or benefits of or on behalf of the employees under the plan bear a uniform relationship to the total compensation, or the basic or regular rate of compensation, of such employees, or merely because the contributions or benefits based on that part of an employee's remuneration which is excluded from "wages” by section 3121 (a) (1) differ from the contributions or benefits based on employee's remuneration not so excluded, or differ because of any retirement benefits created under State or Federal law.
(6) A plan shall be considered as meeting the requirements of paragraph (3) during the whole of any taxable year of the plan if on one day in each quarter it satisfied such requirements.
(b) CERTAIN RETROACTIVE CHANGES IN PLAN.--A stock bonus, pension, profit-sharing, or annuity plan shall be considered as satisfying the requirements of paragraphs (3), (4), (5), and (6) of subsection (a) for the period beginning with the date on which it was put into effect and ending with the 15th day of the third month following the close of the taxable year of the employer in which the plan was put in effect, if all provisions of the plan which are necessary to satisfy such requirements are in effect by the end of such period and have been made effective for all purposes with respect to the whole of such period. (c) CROSS REFERENCE.
For exemption from tax of a trust qualified under this section, see
section 501 (a). SEC. 402. TAXABILITY OF BENEFICIARY OF EMPLOYEES' TRUST. (a) TAXABILITY OF BENEFICIARY OF EXEMPT TRUST.--
(1) GENERAL RULE.-Except as provided in paragraphs (2) and (4), the amount actually distributed or made available to any distributee by any employees' trust described in section 401 (a) which is exempt from tax under section 501 (a) shall be taxable to him, in the year in which so distributed or made available, under section 72 (relating to annuities) except that section 72 (e) (3) shall not apply. The amount actually distributed or made available to any distributee shall not include net unrealized appreciation in securities of the employer corporation attributable to the amount contributed by the employee. Such net unrealized appreciation and the resulting adjustments to basis of such securities shall be determined in accordance with regulations prescribed by the Secretary or his delegate.
(2) CAPITAL GAINS TREATMENT FOR CERTAIN DISTRIBUTIONS. In the case of an employees' trust described in section 401 (a), which is exempt from tax under section 501 (a), if the total distributions payable with respect to any employee are paid to the distributee within 1 taxable year of the distributee on account of the employee's death or other separation from the service, or op account of the death of the employee after his separation from the service, the amount of such distribution, to the extent exceeding the amounts contributed by the employee (determined by applying section 72 (f)), which employee contributions shall be reduced by any amounts theretofore distributed to him which were not includible in gross income, shall be considered a gain from the sale or exchange of a capital asset held for more than 6 months. Where such total distributions include securities of the employer corporation, there shall be excluded from such excess the pet unrealized appreciation attributable to that part of the total distributions which consists of the securities of the employer corporation so distributed. The amount of such net unrealized appreciation and the resulting adjustments to basis of the securities of the employer corporation so distributed shall be determined in accordance with regulations prescribed by the Secretary or his delegate. (3) DEFINITIONS.—For purposes of this subsection
(A) The term "securities” means only shares of stock and bonds or debentures issued by a corporation with interest coupons or in registered form.
(B) The term "securities of the employer corporation” includes securities of a parent or subsidiary corporation (as defined in section 421 (d) (2) and (3)) of the employer corporation.
(C) The term "total distributions payable" means the balance to the credit of an employee which becomes payable to a distributee on account of the employee's death or other separation from the service, or on account of his death after separation from the service. (4) DISTRIBUTIONS BY UNITED STATES TO NONRESIDENT ALIENS.The amount includible under paragraph (1) or (2) of this subsection in the gross income of a nonresident alien individual with respect to a distribution made by the United States in respect of services performed by an employee of the United States shall not exceed an amount which bears the same ratio to the amount includible in gross income without regard to this paragraph as
(A) the aggregate basic salary paid by the United States to such employee for such services, reduced by the amount of such basic salary which was not includible in gross income by reason of being from sources without the United States, bears to
(B) the aggregate basic salary paid by the United States to such employee for such services. In the case of distributions under the Civil Service Retirement Act (5 U. S. C. 2251), the term “basic salary" shall have the meaning provided in section 1 (d) of such Act.
(b) TAXABILITY OF BENEFICIARY OF NON-EXEMPT TRUST.-Contributions to an employees' trust made by an employer during a taxable year of the employer which ends within or with a taxable year of the trust for which the trust is not exempt from tax under section 501 (a)