[USC02] 26 USC 2054: Losses
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26 USC 2054: Losses Text contains those laws in effect on January 23, 2021
From Title 26-INTERNAL REVENUE CODESubtitle B-Estate and Gift TaxesCHAPTER 11-ESTATE TAXSubchapter A-Estates of Citizens or ResidentsPART IV-TAXABLE ESTATE
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§2054. Losses

For purposes of the tax imposed by section 2001, the value of the taxable estate shall be determined by deducting from the value of the gross estate losses incurred during the settlement of estates arising from fires, storms, shipwrecks, or other casualties, or from theft, when such losses are not compensated for by insurance or otherwise.

(Aug. 16, 1954, ch. 736, 68A Stat. 390 .)