100 STAT. 2536
PUBLIC LAW 99-514—OCT. 22, 1986
"(i) REGULATIONS.—The Secretary shall prescribe such regulations as may be necessary or appropriate to carry out the purpose of this section, including regulations— "(1) relating to the treatment of losses from sales of personal ' property, and "(2) applying the rules of this section to income derived from trading in futures contracts, forward contracts, options contracts, and other instruments. "0") CROSS REFERENCES.— "(1) For provisions relating to the characterization as dividends for source purposes of gains from the sale of stock in certain foreign corporations, see section 1248. "(2) For sourcing of income from certain foreign currency transactions, see section 988." (b) CONFORMING AMENDMENTS.—
(1) Each of the following provisions are amended by striking out "personal property" and inserting in lieu thereof "inventory property (within the meaning of section 865(h)(1))": (A) Paragraphs (2) and (3) of section 863(b). "'" (B) Paragraph (6) of section 861(a). (C) Paragraph (6) of section 862(a). (2) Subparagraph (B) of section 864(c)(4) is amended by adding "or" at the end of clause (i), by striking out "; or" at the end of clause (ii) and inserting in lieu thereof a period, and by striking out clause (iii). (3) Paragraph (3) of section 904(b) is amended by striking out subparagraphs (C) and (D) and redesignating subparagraphs (E) and (F) as subparagraphs (C) and (D), respectively. (4) Subparagraph (D) of section 871(a)(1) is amended by striking out "or from payments which are treated as being so contingent under subsection (e),". (5) Subsection (e) of section 871 is hereby repealed. f (6) Paragraph (4) of section 881(a) is amended by striking out "or from payments which are treated as being so contingent under section 871(e),". (c) EFFECTIVE DATES.—
(1) IN GENERAL.—Except as provided in paragraph (2), the amendments made by this section shall apply to taxable years beginning after December 31, 1986. (2) SPECIAL RULE FOR FOREIGN PERSONS.—In the case of any foreign person other than any controlled foreign corporations (within the meaning of section 957(a) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954), the amendments made by this section shall apply to transactions entered into after March 18, 1986. (d) STUDY.—The Secretary of the Treasury or his delegate shall conduct a study of the source rules for sales of inventory property. Not later than September 30, 1987, the Secretary of the Treasury or his delegate shall submit to the Committee on Ways and Means of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Finance of the Senate a report of such study (together with such recommendations as he may deem advisable). SEC. 1212. SPECIAL RULES FOR TRANSPORTATION INCOME.
(a) GENERAL RULE.—Paragraph (2) of section 863(c) (relating to special rule for certain transportation income) is amended to read as follows: