[USC02] 26 USC Subtitle A, CHAPTER 3, Subchapter B: Application of Withholding Provisions
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26 USC Subtitle A, CHAPTER 3, Subchapter B: Application of Withholding Provisions
From Title 26—INTERNAL REVENUE CODESubtitle A—Income TaxesCHAPTER 3—WITHHOLDING OF TAX ON NONRESIDENT ALIENS AND FOREIGN CORPORATIONS

Subchapter B—Application of Withholding Provisions

Sec.
1461.
Liability for withheld tax.
1462.
Withheld tax as credit to recipient of income.
1463.
Tax paid by recipient of income.
1464.
Refunds and credits with respect to withheld tax.
[1465.
Repealed.]

        

Prior Provisions

A prior subchapter B, consisting of section 1451, acts Aug. 16, 1954, ch. 736, 68A Stat. 359; Oct. 4, 1976, Pub. L. 94–455, title XIX, §1906(b)(13)(A), 90 Stat. 1834, related to tax-free covenant bonds, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 98–369, div. A, title IV, §474(r)(29)(A), July 18, 1984, 98 Stat. 844, which repeal was not applicable with respect to obligations issued before Jan. 1, 1984, pursuant to section 475(b) of Pub. L. 98–369, set out as an Effective Date of 1984 Amendment note under section 33 of this title.

Amendments

1986Pub. L. 99–514, title XVIII, §1899A(73), Oct. 22, 1986, 100 Stat. 2963, substituted "Liability for withheld tax" for "Return and payment of withheld tax" in item 1461.

1984Pub. L. 98–369, div. A, title IV, §474(r)(29)(A), July 18, 1984, 98 Stat. 844, redesignated subchapter C as B, and struck out former subchapter B which related to tax-free covenant bonds.

1976Pub. L. 94–455, title XIX, §1901(b)(41), Oct. 4, 1976, 90 Stat. 1803, struck out item 1465 "Definition of withholding agent".

[§1451. Repealed. Pub. L. 98–369, div. A, title IV, §474(r)(29)(A), July 18, 1984, 98 Stat. 844]

Section, acts Aug. 16, 1954, ch. 736, 68A Stat. 359; Oct. 4, 1976, Pub. L. 94–455, title XIX, §1906(b)(13)(A), 90 Stat. 1834, related to tax-free covenant bonds. The repeal was not applicable with respect to obligations issued before Jan. 1, 1984, pursuant to section 475(b) of Pub. L. 98–369, set out as an Effective Date of 1984 Amendment note under section 33 of this title.

§1461. Liability for withheld tax

Every person required to deduct and withhold any tax under this chapter is hereby made liable for such tax and is hereby indemnified against the claims and demands of any person for the amount of any payments made in accordance with the provisions of this chapter.

(Aug. 16, 1954, ch. 736, 68A Stat. 360; Pub. L. 89–809, title I, §103(i), Nov. 13, 1966, 80 Stat. 1554.)

Amendments

1966Pub. L. 89–809 struck out requirement that persons required to deduct and withhold any tax under this chapter make return thereof on or before March 15 of each year and pay the tax to the officer designated in section 6151, and substituted "Liability for withheld tax" for "Return and payment of withheld tax" in section catchline.

Effective Date of 1966 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 89–809 applicable with respect to payments occurring after Dec. 31, 1966, see section 103(n)(3) of Pub. L. 89–809, set out as a note under section 871 of this title.

§1462. Withheld tax as credit to recipient of income

Income on which any tax is required to be withheld at the source under this chapter shall be included in the return of the recipient of such income, but any amount of tax so withheld shall be credited against the amount of income tax as computed in such return.

(Aug. 16, 1954, ch. 736, 68A Stat. 360.)

§1463. Tax paid by recipient of income

If—

(1) any person, in violation of the provisions of this chapter, fails to deduct and withhold any tax under this chapter, and

(2) thereafter the tax against which such tax may be credited is paid,


the tax so required to be deducted and withheld shall not be collected from such person; but this section shall in no case relieve such person from liability for interest or any penalties or additions to the tax otherwise applicable in respect of such failure to deduct and withhold.

(Aug. 16, 1954, ch. 736, 68A Stat. 360; Pub. L. 101–239, title VII, §7743(a), Dec. 19, 1989, 103 Stat. 2406; Pub. L. 104–188, title I, §1704(t)(9), Aug. 20, 1996, 110 Stat. 1887.)

Amendments

1996Pub. L. 104–188 substituted "this section" for "this subsection".

1989Pub. L. 101–239 amended section generally. Prior to amendment, section read as follows: "If any tax required under this chapter to be deducted and withheld is paid by the recipient of the income, it shall not be re-collected from the withholding agent; nor in cases in which the tax is so paid shall any penalty be imposed on or collected from the recipient of the income or the withholding agent for failure to return or pay the same, unless such failure was fraudulent and for the purpose of evading payment."

Effective Date of 1989 Amendment

Pub. L. 101–239, title VII, §7743(b), Dec. 19, 1989, 103 Stat. 2406, provided that: "The amendment made by subsection (a) [amending this section] shall apply to failures after December 31, 1989."

§1464. Refunds and credits with respect to withheld tax

Where there has been an overpayment of tax under this chapter, any refund or credit made under chapter 65 shall be made to the withholding agent unless the amount of such tax was actually withheld by the withholding agent.

(Aug. 16, 1954, ch. 736, 68A Stat. 360.)

[§1465. Repealed. Pub. L. 94–455, title XIX, §1901(a)(156), Oct. 4, 1976, 90 Stat. 1789]

Section, act Aug. 16, 1954, ch. 736, 68A Stat. 360, defined withholding agent.

Effective Date of Repeal

Repeal applicable with respect to taxable years beginning after Dec. 31, 1976, see section 1901(d) of Pub. L. 94–455, set out as an Effective Date of 1976 Amendment note under section 2 of this title.