Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 98 Part 1.djvu/594
98 STAT. 546
PUBLIC LAW 98-369—JULY 18, 1984 amount determined under paragraph (2) of subsection (c) over the amount determined under paragraph (1) of subsection (c). "(2) REMAINDER OF DISALLOWED INTEREST EXPENSE ALLOWED FOR YEAR OF DISPOSITION.—
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"(A) IN GENERAL.—Except as otherwise provided in this paragraph, the amount of the disallowed interest expense with respect to any market discount bond shall be treated as interest paid or accrued by the taxpayer in the taxable year in which such bond is disposed of. "(B) NONRECOGNITION TRANSACTIONS.—If any market discount bond is disposed of in a nonrecognition transaction— "(i) the disallowed interest expense with respect to such bond shall be treated as interest paid or accrued in the year of disposition only to the extent of the amount of gain recognized on such disposition, and "(ii) the disallowed interest expense with respect to such property (to the extent not so treated) shall be treated as disallowed interest expense— "(I) in the case of a transaction described in section 1276(c)(1), of the transferee with respect to the transferred basis property, or "(II) in the case of a transaction described in section 1276(c)(2), with respect to the exchanged basis property. "(C) DISALLOWED INTEREST EXPENSE REDUCED FOR AMOUNTS PREVIOUSLY TAKEN INTO ACCOUNT UNDER PARAGRAPH 1.—For purposes of this paragraph, the amount of
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the disallowed interest expense shall not include any amount previously taken into account under paragraph (1). "(3) DISALLOWED INTEREST EXPENSE.—For purposes of this subsection, the term 'disallowed interest expense' means the aggregate amount disallowed under subsection (a) with respect to the market discount bond. "(c) NET DIRECT INTEREST EXPENSE.—For purposes of this section, the term 'net direct interest expense' means, with respect to any market discount bond, the excess (if any) of— "(1) the amount of interest paid or accrued during the taxable year on indebtedness which is incurred or continued to purchase or carry such bond, over "(2) the aggregate amount of interest (including original issue discount) includible in gross income for the taxable year with respect to such bond. In the case of any financial institution to which section 585 or 593 applies, the determination of whether interest is described in paragraph (1) shall be made under principles similar to the principles of section 291(e)(l)(B)(ii). Under rules similar to the rules of section 265(5), short sale expenses shall be treated as interest for purposes of determining net direct interest expense. "(d) SPECIAL RULE FOR GAIN RECOGNIZED ON DISPOSITION OF MARKET DISCOUNT BONDS ISSUED ON OR BEFORE DATE OF ENACTMENT
OF SECTION.—In the case of a market discount bond issued on or before the date of the enactment of this section, any gain recognized by the taxpayer on any disposition of such bond shall be treated as ordinary income to the extent the amount of such gain does not exceed the amount allowable with respect to such bond under