PUBLIC LAW 99-514—OCT. 22, 1986
100 STAT. 2731
SEC. 1433. EFFECTIVE DATES.
(a) GENERAL RULE.—Except as provided in subsection (b), the amendments made by this part shall apply to any generationskipping transfer (within the meaning of section 2611 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986) made after the date of the enactment of this Act. (h) SPECIAL RULES.— (1) TREATMENT OF CERTAIN INTER VIVOS TRANSFERS MADE AFTER
SEPTEMBER 25, 1985.—For purposes of subsection (a) (and chapter 13 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 as amended by this part), any inter vivos transfer after September 25, 1985, and on or before the date of the enactment of this Act shall be treated as if it were made on the 1st day after the date of enactment of this Act. (2) EXCEPTIONS.—The amendments made by this part shall not apply to— (A) any generation-skipping transfer under a trust which was irrevocable on September 25, 1985, but only to the extent that such transfer is not made out of corpus added to the trust after September 25, 1985, (B) any generation-skipping transfer under a will executed before the date of the enactment of this Act if the decedent dies before January 1, 1987, and (C) any generation-skipping transfer— (i) under a trust to the extent such trust consists of property included in the gross estate of a decedent (other than property transferred by the decedent during his life after the date of the enactment of this Act), or reinvestments thereof, or (ii) which is a direct skip which occurs by reason of the death of any decedent; but only if such decedent was, on the date of the enactment of this Act, under a mental disability to change the disposition of his property and did not regain his competence to dispose of such property before the date of his death. (3) TREATMENT OF CERTAIN TRANSFERS TO GRANDCHILDREN.—
For purposes of chapter 13 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, the term "direct skip" shall not include any transfer before January 1, 1990, from a transferor to a grandchild of the transferor to the extent that the aggregate transfers from such transferor to such grandchild do not exceed $2,000,000. (c) REPEAL OF EXISTING TAX ON GENERATION-SKIPPING TRANSFERS.—
(1) IN GENERAL.—In the case of any tax imposed by chapter 13 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 (as in effect on the day before the date of the enactment of this Act), such tax (including interest, additions to tax, and additional amounts) shall not be assessed and if assessed, the assessment shall be abated, and if collected, shall be credited or refunded (with interest) as an overpayment. (2) WAIVER OF STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS.—If on the date of the enactment of this Act (or at any time within 1 year after such date of enactment) refund or credit of any overpayment of tax resulting from the application of paragraph (1) is barred by any law or rule of law, refund or credit of such overpayment shall, nevertheless, be made or allowed if claim therefore is filed