Amended Sec. 965 May Provide a Sec. 382 Benefit: Deemed Repatriation and RBIG
The legislation known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (TCJA), P.L. 115-97, imposes a “toll charge” on the mandatory deemed repatriation of certain deferred foreign earnings. As part of the transition to a territorial tax system, amended Sec. 965 uses the mechanics of the current Subpart F provisions to impose a one-time toll tax on the undistributed, non-previously taxed, post-1986 foreign earnings and profits (E&P) of certain U.S.-owned corporations. New Sec. 965(a) increases Subpart F income of a “deferred foreign income corporation” with positive earnings as of the measurement dates Nov. 2, 2017, or Dec. 31, 2017, whichever is greater.
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