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26 USC Subtitle F, CHAPTER 68, Subchapter B, PART II: FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH CERTAIN INFORMATION REPORTING REQUIREMENTS
From Title 26—INTERNAL REVENUE CODESubtitle F—Procedure and AdministrationCHAPTER 68—ADDITIONS TO THE TAX, ADDITIONAL AMOUNTS, AND ASSESSABLE PENALTIESSubchapter B—Assessable Penalties

PART II—FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH CERTAIN INFORMATION REPORTING REQUIREMENTS

Sec.
6721.
Failure to file correct information returns.
6722.
Failure to furnish correct payee statements.
6723.
Failure to comply with other information reporting requirements.
6724.
Waiver; definitions and special rules.
6725.
Failure to report information under section 4101.

        

Amendments

2004Pub. L. 108–357, title VIII, §863(d)(2), Oct. 22, 2004, 118 Stat. 1620, added item 6725.

1989Pub. L. 101–239, title VII, §7711(a), Dec. 19, 1989, 103 Stat. 2388, substituted "COMPLY WITH CERTAIN INFORMATION REPORTING REQUIREMENTS" for "FILE CERTAIN INFORMATION RETURNS OR STATEMENTS" in part heading and substituted "correct" for "certain" in items 6721 and 6722 and "comply with other information reporting requirements" for "include correct information" in item 6723.

§6721. Failure to file correct information returns

(a) Imposition of penalty

(1) In general

In the case of a failure described in paragraph (2) by any person with respect to an information return, such person shall pay a penalty of $250 for each return with respect to which such a failure occurs, but the total amount imposed on such person for all such failures during any calendar year shall not exceed $3,000,000.

(2) Failures subject to penalty

For purposes of paragraph (1), the failures described in this paragraph are—

(A) any failure to file an information return with the Secretary on or before the required filing date, and

(B) any failure to include all of the information required to be shown on the return or the inclusion of incorrect information.

(b) Reduction where correction in specified period

(1) Correction within 30 days

If any failure described in subsection (a)(2) is corrected on or before the day 30 days after the required filing date—

(A) the penalty imposed by subsection (a) shall be $50 in lieu of $250, and

(B) the total amount imposed on the person for all such failures during any calendar year which are so corrected shall not exceed $500,000.

(2) Failures corrected on or before August 1

If any failure described in subsection (a)(2) is corrected after the 30th day referred to in paragraph (1) but on or before August 1 of the calendar year in which the required filing date occurs—

(A) the penalty imposed by subsection (a) shall be $100 in lieu of $250, and

(B) the total amount imposed on the person for all such failures during the calendar year which are so corrected shall not exceed $1,500,000.

(c) Exceptions for certain de minimis failures

(1) Exception for de minimis failure to include all required information

If—

(A) an information return is filed with the Secretary,

(B) there is a failure described in subsection (a)(2)(B) (determined after the application of section 6724(a)) with respect to such return, and

(C) such failure is corrected on or before August 1 of the calendar year in which the required filing date occurs,


for purposes of this section, such return shall be treated as having been filed with all of the correct required information.

(2) Limitation

The number of information returns to which paragraph (1) applies for any calendar year shall not exceed the greater of—

(A) 10, or

(B) one-half of 1 percent of the total number of information returns required to be filed by the person during the calendar year.

(3) Safe harbor for certain de minimis errors

(A) In general

If, with respect to an information return filed with the Secretary—

(i) there are 1 or more failures described in subsection (a)(2)(B) relating to an incorrect dollar amount,

(ii) no single amount in error differs from the correct amount by more than $100, and

(iii) no single amount reported for tax withheld on the information return differs from the correct amount by more than $25,


then no correction shall be required and, for purposes of this section, such return shall be treated as having been filed with all of the correct required information.

(B) Exception

Subparagraph (A) shall not apply with respect to any incorrect dollar amount to the extent that such error relates to an amount with respect to which an election is made under section 6722(c)(3)(B).

(C) Regulatory authority

The Secretary may issue regulations to prevent the abuse of the safe harbor under this paragraph, including regulations providing that this paragraph shall not apply to the extent necessary to prevent any such abuse.

(d) Lower limitations for persons with gross receipts of not more than $5,000,000

(1) In general

If any person meets the gross receipts test of paragraph (2) with respect to any calendar year, with respect to failures during such calendar year—

(A) subsection (a)(1) shall be applied by substituting "$1,000,000" for "$3,000,000",

(B) subsection (b)(1)(B) shall be applied by substituting "$175,000" for "$500,000", and

(C) subsection (b)(2)(B) shall be applied by substituting "$500,000" for "$1,500,000".

(2) Gross receipts test

(A) In general

A person meets the gross receipts test of this paragraph for any calendar year if the average annual gross receipts of such person for the most recent 3 taxable years ending before such calendar year do not exceed $5,000,000.

(B) Certain rules made applicable

For purposes of subparagraph (A), the rules of paragraphs (2) and (3) of section 448(c) shall apply.

(e) Penalty in case of intentional disregard

If 1 or more failures described in subsection (a)(2) are due to intentional disregard of the filing requirement (or the correct information reporting requirement), then, with respect to each such failure—

(1) subsections (b), (c), and (d) shall not apply,

(2) the penalty imposed under subsection (a) shall be $500, or, if greater—

(A) in the case of a return other than a return required under section 6045(a), 6041A(b), 6050H, 6050I, 6050J, 6050K, or 6050L, 10 percent of the aggregate amount of the items required to be reported correctly,

(B) in the case of a return required to be filed by section 6045(a), 6050K, or 6050L, 5 percent of the aggregate amount of the items required to be reported correctly,

(C) in the case of a return required to be filed under section 6050I(a) with respect to any transaction (or related transactions), the greater of—

(i) $25,000, or

(ii) the amount of cash (within the meaning of section 6050I(d)) received in such transaction (or related transactions) to the extent the amount of such cash does not exceed $100,000, or


(D) in the case of a return required to be filed under section 6050V, 10 percent of the value of the benefit of any contract with respect to which information is required to be included on the return, and


(3) in the case of any penalty determined under paragraph (2)—

(A) the $3,000,000 limitation under subsection (a) shall not apply, and

(B) such penalty shall not be taken into account in applying such limitation (or any similar limitation under subsection (b)) to penalties not determined under paragraph (2).

(f) Adjustment for inflation

(1) In general

In the case of any failure relating to a return required to be filed in a calendar year beginning after 2014, each of the dollar amounts under subsections (a), (b), (d) (other than paragraph (2)(A) thereof), and (e) shall be increased by an amount equal to such dollar amount multiplied by the cost-of-living adjustment determined under section 1(f)(3) for the calendar year determined by substituting "calendar year 2011" for "calendar year 2016" in subparagraph (A)(ii) thereof.

(2) Rounding

If any amount adjusted under paragraph (1)—

(A) is not less than $75,000 and is not a multiple of $500, such amount shall be rounded to the next lowest multiple of $500, and

(B) is not described in subparagraph (A) and is not a multiple of $10, such amount shall be rounded to the next lowest multiple of $10.

(Added Pub. L. 99–514, title XV, §1501(a), Oct. 22, 1986, 100 Stat. 2732; amended Pub. L. 100–690, title VII, §7601(a)(2)(A), Nov. 18, 1988, 102 Stat. 4503; Pub. L. 101–239, title VII, §7711(a), Dec. 19, 1989, 103 Stat. 2388; Pub. L. 101–508, title XI, §11318(b), Nov. 5, 1990, 104 Stat. 1388–459; Pub. L. 109–280, title XII, §1211(b)(2), Aug. 17, 2006, 120 Stat. 1073; Pub. L. 111–240, title II, §2102(a)–(f), Sept. 27, 2010, 124 Stat. 2561, 2562; Pub. L. 113–295, div. B, title II, §208(f), Dec. 19, 2014, 128 Stat. 4074; Pub. L. 114–27, title VIII, §806(a)–(d), June 29, 2015, 129 Stat. 416, 417; Pub. L. 114–113, div. Q, title II, §202(a), (d), Dec. 18, 2015, 129 Stat. 3076, 3077; Pub. L. 115–97, title I, §11002(d)(1)(PP), Dec. 22, 2017, 131 Stat. 2061; Pub. L. 115–141, div. U, title I, §101(f)(2), title IV, §401(a)(299)(F), Mar. 23, 2018, 132 Stat. 1161, 1198.)

Inflation Adjusted Items for Certain Years

For inflation adjustment of certain items in this section, see Revenue Procedures listed in a table under section 1 of this title.

Amendments

2018—Subsec. (c)(3)(A)(iii). Pub. L. 115–141, §101(f)(2), substituted "the information return" for "any information return".

Subsec. (f)(1). Pub. L. 115–141, §401(a)(299)(F), inserted "an amount equal to" after "increased by" and "for the calendar year" after "section 1(f)(3)".

2017—Subsec. (f)(1). Pub. L. 115–97 substituted "for 'calendar year 2016' in subparagraph (A)(ii)" for "for 'calendar year 1992' in subparagraph (B)".

2015—Subsec. (a)(1). Pub. L. 114–27, §806(a), substituted "$250" for "$100" and "$3,000,000" for "$1,500,000".

Subsec. (b)(1)(A). Pub. L. 114–27, §806(b)(1)(A), (B), substituted "$50" for "$30" and "$250" for "$100".

Subsec. (b)(1)(B). Pub. L. 114–27, §806(b)(1)(C), substituted "$500,000" for "$250,000".

Subsec. (b)(2)(A). Pub. L. 114–27, §806(b)(2)(A), (B), substituted "$100" for "$60" and "$250" for "$100".

Subsec. (b)(2)(B). Pub. L. 114–27, §806(b)(2)(C), substituted "$1,500,000" for "$500,000".

Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 114–113, §202(d)(1), substituted "Exceptions for certain de minimis failures" for "Exception for de minimis failures to include all required information" in heading.

Subsec. (c)(1). Pub. L. 114–113, §202(d)(2), substituted "Exception for de minimis failure to include all required information" for "In general" in heading.

Subsec. (c)(3). Pub. L. 114–113, §202(a), added par. (3).

Subsec. (d)(1)(A). Pub. L. 114–27, §806(c)(1), substituted "$1,000,000" for "$500,000" and "$3,000,000" for "$1,500,000".

Subsec. (d)(1)(B). Pub. L. 114–27, §806(c)(2), substituted "$175,000" for "$75,000" and "$500,000" for "$250,000".

Subsec. (d)(1)(C). Pub. L. 114–27, §806(c)(3), substituted "$500,000" for "$200,000" and "$1,500,000" for "$500,000".

Subsec. (e)(2). Pub. L. 114–27, §806(d)(1), substituted "$500" for "$250".

Subsec. (e)(3)(A). Pub. L. 114–27, §806(d)(2), substituted "$3,000,000" for "$1,500,000".

2014—Subsec. (f)(1). Pub. L. 113–295 substituted "In the case of any failure relating to a return required to be filed in a calendar year beginning after 2014" for "For each fifth calendar year beginning after 2012".

2010—Subsec. (a)(1). Pub. L. 111–240, §2102(a), substituted "$100" for "$50" and "$1,500,000" for "$250,000".

Subsec. (b)(1)(A). Pub. L. 111–240, §2102(a)(1), (b)(1), substituted "$30" for "$15" and "$100" for "$50".

Subsec. (b)(1)(B). Pub. L. 111–240, §2102(b)(2), substituted "$250,000" for "$75,000".

Subsec. (b)(2)(A). Pub. L. 111–240, §2102(a)(1), (c)(1), substituted "$60" for "$30" and "$100" for "$50".

Subsec. (b)(2)(B). Pub. L. 111–240, §2102(c)(2), substituted "$500,000" for "$150,000".

Subsec. (d)(1). Pub. L. 111–240, §2102(d)(2), substituted "such calendar year" for "such taxable year" in introductory provisions.

Subsec. (d)(1)(A). Pub. L. 111–240, §2102(a)(2), (d)(1)(A), substituted "$500,000" for "$100,000" and "$1,500,000" for "$250,000".

Subsec. (d)(1)(B). Pub. L. 111–240, §2102(b)(2), (d)(1)(B), substituted "$75,000" for "$25,000" and "$250,000" for "$75,000".

Subsec. (d)(1)(C). Pub. L. 111–240, §2102(c)(2), (d)(1)(C), substituted "$200,000" for "$50,000" and "$500,000" for "$150,000".

Subsec. (e)(2). Pub. L. 111–240, §2102(e), substituted "$250" for "$100" in introductory provisions.

Subsec. (e)(3)(A). Pub. L. 111–240, §2102(a)(2), substituted "$1,500,000" for "$250,000".

Subsec. (f). Pub. L. 111–240, §2102(f), added subsec. (f).

2006—Subsec. (e)(2)(D). Pub. L. 109–280, which directed the addition of subpar. (D) to section 6721(e)(2), without specifying the act to be amended, was executed by making the addition to subsec. (e)(2) of this section, which is section 6721 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, to reflect the probable intent of Congress.

1990—Subsec. (e)(2). Pub. L. 101–508 inserted "6050I," after "6050H," and struck out "or" at end of subpar. (A), substituted "or" for "and" at end of subpar. (B), and added subpar. (C).

1989Pub. L. 101–239 substituted "correct" for "certain" in section catchline and amended text generally, substituting subsecs. (a) to (e) for former subsec. (a) stating general rule and subsec. (b) relating to penalty in case of intentional disregard.

1988—Subsec. (b)(1)(A). Pub. L. 100–690 inserted "(or, if greater, in the case of a return filed under section 6050I, 10 percent of the taxable income derived from the transaction)" after "reported".

Effective Date of 2018 Amendment

Amendment by section 101(f)(2) of Pub. L. 115–141 effective as if included in the provision of the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015, div. Q of Pub. L. 114–113, to which such amendment relates, see section 101(s) of Pub. L. 115–141, set out as a note under section 24 of this title.

Effective Date of 2017 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 115–97 applicable to taxable years beginning after Dec. 31, 2017, see section 11002(e) of Pub. L. 115–97, set out as a note under section 1 of this title.

Effective Date of 2015 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 114–113 applicable to returns required to be filed, and payee statements required to be provided, after Dec. 31, 2016, see section 202(e) of Pub. L. 114–113, set out as a note under section 6045 of this title.

Pub. L. 114–27, title VIII, §806(f), June 29, 2015, 129 Stat. 418, provided that: "The amendments made by this section [amending this section and section 6722 of this title] shall apply with respect to returns and statements required to be filed after December 31, 2015."

Effective Date of 2014 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 113–295 applicable to returns required to be filed, and statements required to be furnished, after Dec. 31, 2014, see section 208(h) of Pub. L. 113–295, set out as a note under section 6651 of this title.

Effective Date of 2010 Amendment

Pub. L. 111–240, title II, §2102(h), Sept. 27, 2010, 124 Stat. 2564, as amended by Pub. L. 113–295, div. A, title II, §207(a)(1), Dec. 19, 2014, 128 Stat. 4027, provided that: "The amendments made by this section [amending this section and section 6722 of this title] shall apply with respect to information returns required to be filed, and payee statements required to be furnished, on or after January 1, 2011."

Effective Date of 2006 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 109–280 applicable to acquisitions of contracts after Aug. 17, 2006, see section 1211(d) of Pub. L. 109–280, set out as an Effective Date note under section 6050V of this title.

Effective Date of 1990 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 101–508 applicable to amounts received after Nov. 5, 1990, see section 11318(e)(1) of Pub. L. 101–508, set out as a note under section 6050I of this title.

Effective Date of 1989 Amendment

Pub. L. 101–239, title VII, §7711(c), Dec. 19, 1989, 103 Stat. 2393, provided that: "The amendments made by this section [amending this section and sections 6722 to 6724 and 7205 of this title and repealing sections 6017A, 6676, and 6687 of this title] shall apply to returns and statements the due date for which (determined without regard to extensions) is after December 31, 1989."

Effective Date of 1988 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 100–690 applicable to actions after Nov. 18, 1988, see section 7601(a)(3) of Pub. L. 100–690, set out as a note under section 6050I of this title.

Effective Date

Pub. L. 99–514, title XV, §1501(e), Oct. 22, 1986, 100 Stat. 2741, provided that: "The amendments made by this section [enacting this section and sections 6722 to 6724 of this title, amending sections 219, 6031, 6033 to 6034A, 6041, 6042 to 6045, 6047, 6049, 6050A to 6050C, 6050E to 6050I, 6050K, 6052, 6057, 6058, 6652, and 6676 of this title, and repealing section 6678 of this title] shall apply to returns the due date for which (determined without regard to extensions) is after December 31, 1986, except that the amendments made by subsections (c)(2), (c)(3), and (c)(5) [amending sections 6042, 6044, and 6049 of this title] shall apply to returns the due [date] for which (determined without regard to extensions) is after the date of the enactment of this Act [Oct. 22, 1986]."

§6722. Failure to furnish correct payee statements

(a) Imposition of penalty

(1) General rule

In the case of each failure described in paragraph (2) by any person with respect to a payee statement, such person shall pay a penalty of $250 for each statement with respect to which such a failure occurs, but the total amount imposed on such person for all such failures during any calendar year shall not exceed $3,000,000.

(2) Failures subject to penalty

For purposes of paragraph (1), the failures described in this paragraph are—

(A) any failure to furnish a payee statement on or before the date prescribed therefor to the person to whom such statement is required to be furnished, and

(B) any failure to include all of the information required to be shown on a payee statement or the inclusion of incorrect information.

(b) Reduction where correction in specified period

(1) Correction within 30 days

If any failure described in subsection (a)(2) is corrected on or before the day 30 days after the date prescribed for furnishing such statement—

(A) the penalty imposed by subsection (a) shall be $50 in lieu of $250, and

(B) the total amount imposed on the person for all such failures during any calendar year which are so corrected shall not exceed $500,000.

(2) Failures corrected on or before August 1

If any failure described in subsection (a)(2) is corrected after the 30th day referred to in paragraph (1) but on or before August 1 of the calendar year in which the date prescribed for furnishing such statement occurs—

(A) the penalty imposed by subsection (a) shall be $100 in lieu of $250, and

(B) the total amount imposed on the person for all such failures during the calendar year which are so corrected shall not exceed $1,500,000.

(c) Exception for de minimis failures

(1) In general

If—

(A) a payee statement is furnished to the person to whom such statement is required to be furnished,

(B) there is a failure described in subsection (a)(2)(B) (determined after the application of section 6724(a)) with respect to such statement, and

(C) such failure is corrected on or before August 1 of the calendar year in which the date prescribed for furnishing such statement occurs,


for purposes of this section, such statement shall be treated as having been furnished with all of the correct required information.

(2) Limitation

The number of payee statements to which paragraph (1) applies for any calendar year shall not exceed the greater of—

(A) 10, or

(B) one-half of 1 percent of the total number of payee statements required to be furnished by the person during the calendar year.

(3) Safe harbor for certain de minimis errors

(A) In general

If, with respect to any payee statement—

(i) there are 1 or more failures described in subsection (a)(2)(B) relating to an incorrect dollar amount,

(ii) no single amount in error differs from the correct amount by more than $100, and

(iii) no single amount reported for tax withheld on the payee statement differs from the correct amount by more than $25,


then no correction shall be required and, for purposes of this section, such statement shall be treated as having been furnished with all of the correct required information.

(B) Exception

Subparagraph (A) shall not apply to any payee statement if the person to whom such statement is required to be furnished makes an election (at such time and in such manner as the Secretary may prescribe) that subparagraph (A) not apply with respect to such statement.

(C) Regulatory authority

The Secretary may issue regulations to prevent the abuse of the safe harbor under this paragraph, including regulations providing that this paragraph shall not apply to the extent necessary to prevent any such abuse.

(d) Lower limitations for persons with gross receipts of not more than $5,000,000

(1) In general

If any person meets the gross receipts test of paragraph (2) with respect to any calendar year, with respect to failures during such calendar year—

(A) subsection (a)(1) shall be applied by substituting "$1,000,000" for "$3,000,000",

(B) subsection (b)(1)(B) shall be applied by substituting "$175,000" for "$500,000", and

(C) subsection (b)(2)(B) shall be applied by substituting "$500,000" for "$1,500,000".

(2) Gross receipts test

A person meets the gross receipts test of this paragraph if such person meets the gross receipts test of section 6721(d)(2).

(e) Penalty in case of intentional disregard

If 1 or more failures to which subsection (a) applies are due to intentional disregard of the requirement to furnish a payee statement (or the correct information reporting requirement), then, with respect to each such failure—

(1) subsections (b), (c), and (d) shall not apply,

(2) the penalty imposed under subsection (a)(1) shall be $500, or, if greater—

(A) in the case of a payee statement other than a statement required under section 6045(b), 6041A(e) (in respect of a return required under section 6041A(b)), 6050H(d), 6050J(e), 6050K(b), or 6050L(c), 10 percent of the aggregate amount of the items required to be reported correctly, or

(B) in the case of a payee statement required under section 6045(b), 6050K(b), or 6050L(c), 5 percent of the aggregate amount of the items required to be reported correctly, and


(3) in the case of any penalty determined under paragraph (2)—

(A) the $3,000,000 limitation under subsection (a) shall not apply, and

(B) such penalty shall not be taken into account in applying such limitation to penalties not determined under paragraph (2).

(f) Adjustment for inflation

(1) In general

In the case of any failure relating to a statement required to be furnished in a calendar year beginning after 2014, each of the dollar amounts under subsections (a), (b), (d)(1), and (e) shall be increased by an amount equal to such dollar amount multiplied by the cost-of-living adjustment determined under section 1(f)(3) for the calendar year determined by substituting "calendar year 2011" for "calendar year 2016" in subparagraph (A)(ii) thereof.

(2) Rounding

If any amount adjusted under paragraph (1)—

(A) is not less than $75,000 and is not a multiple of $500, such amount shall be rounded to the next lowest multiple of $500, and

(B) is not described in subparagraph (A) and is not a multiple of $10, such amount shall be rounded to the next lowest multiple of $10.

(Added Pub. L. 99–514, title XV, §1501(a), Oct. 22, 1986, 100 Stat. 2733; amended Pub. L. 101–239, title VII, §7711(a), Dec. 19, 1989, 103 Stat. 2390; Pub. L. 111–240, title II, §2102(g), Sept. 27, 2010, 124 Stat. 2562; Pub. L. 113–295, div. A, title II, §207(a)(2), (3), div. B, title II, §208(g), Dec. 19, 2014, 128 Stat. 4027, 4028, 4074; Pub. L. 114–27, title VIII, §806(e), June 29, 2015, 129 Stat. 417; Pub. L. 114–113, div. Q, title II, §202(b), Dec. 18, 2015, 129 Stat. 3077; Pub. L. 115–97, title I, §11002(d)(1)(QQ), Dec. 22, 2017, 131 Stat. 2061; Pub. L. 115–141, div. U, title I, §101(f)(1), title IV, §401(a)(299)(G), Mar. 23, 2018, 132 Stat. 1161, 1198.)

Inflation Adjusted Items for Certain Years

For inflation adjustment of certain items in this section, see Revenue Procedures listed in a table under section 1 of this title.

Amendments

2018—Subsec. (c)(3)(A). Pub. L. 115–141, §101(f)(1)(B), substituted "furnished" for "filed" in concluding provisions.

Subsec. (c)(3)(A)(iii). Pub. L. 115–141, §101(f)(1)(A), substituted "the payee statement" for "any information return".

Subsec. (f)(1). Pub. L. 115–141, §401(a)(299)(G), inserted "an amount equal to" after "increased by" and "for the calendar year" after "section 1(f)(3)".

2017—Subsec. (f)(1). Pub. L. 115–97 substituted "for 'calendar year 2016' in subparagraph (A)(ii)" for "for 'calendar year 1992' in subparagraph (B)".

2015—Subsec. (a)(1). Pub. L. 114–27, §806(e)(1), substituted "$250" for "$100" and "$3,000,000" for "$1,500,000".

Subsec. (b)(1)(A). Pub. L. 114–27, §806(e)(2)(A)(i), (ii), substituted "$50" for "$30" and "$250" for "$100".

Subsec. (b)(1)(B). Pub. L. 114–27, §806(e)(2)(A)(iii), substituted "$500,000" for "$250,000".

Subsec. (b)(2)(A). Pub. L. 114–27, §806(e)(2)(B)(i), (ii), substituted "$100" for "$60" and "$250" for "$100".

Subsec. (b)(2)(B). Pub. L. 114–27, §806(e)(2)(B)(iii), substituted "$1,500,000" for "$500,000".

Subsec. (c)(3). Pub. L. 114–113 added par. (3).

Subsec. (d)(1)(A). Pub. L. 114–27, §806(e)(3)(A), substituted "$1,000,000" for "$500,000" and "$3,000,000" for "$1,500,000".

Subsec. (d)(1)(B). Pub. L. 114–27, §806(e)(3)(B), substituted "$175,000" for "$75,000" and "$500,000" for "$250,000".

Subsec. (d)(1)(C). Pub. L. 114–27, §806(e)(3)(C), substituted "$500,000" for "$200,000" and "$1,500,000" for "$500,000".

Subsec. (e)(2). Pub. L. 114–27, §806(e)(4)(A), substituted "$500" for "$250" in introductory provisions.

Subsec. (e)(3)(A). Pub. L. 114–27, §806(e)(4)(B), substituted "$3,000,000" for "$1,500,000".

2014—Subsecs. (b)(1), (2), (c)(1)(C). Pub. L. 113–295, §207(a)(2), substituted "the date prescribed for furnishing such statement" for "the required filing date".

Subsec. (c)(2)(B). Pub. L. 113–295, §207(a)(3), substituted "furnished" for "filed".

Subsec. (f)(1). Pub. L. 113–295, §208(g), substituted "In the case of any failure relating to a statement required to be furnished in a calendar year beginning after 2014" for "For each fifth calendar year beginning after 2012".

2010Pub. L. 111–240 amended section generally. Prior to amendment, section related to: in subsec. (a), general rule for imposition of penalty for failure to furnish correct payee statements; in subsec. (b), failures subject to penalty; and, in subsec. (c), penalty in case of intentional disregard.

1989Pub. L. 101–239 substituted "correct" for "certain" in section catchline and amended text generally, substituting subsecs. (a) to (c) for former subsec. (a) stating general rule and subsec. (b) relating to failure to notify partnership of exchange of partnership interest.

Effective Date of 2018 Amendment

Amendment by section 101(f)(1) of Pub. L. 115–141 effective as if included in the provision of the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015, div. Q of Pub. L. 114–113, to which such amendment relates, see section 101(s) of Pub. L. 115–141, set out as a note under section 24 of this title.

Effective Date of 2017 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 115–97 applicable to taxable years beginning after Dec. 31, 2017, see section 11002(e) of Pub. L. 115–97, set out as a note under section 1 of this title.

Effective Date of 2015 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 114–113 applicable to returns required to be filed, and payee statements required to be provided, after Dec. 31, 2016, see section 202(e) of Pub. L. 114–113, set out as a note under section 6045 of this title.

Amendment by Pub. L. 114–27 applicable with respect to returns and statements required to be filed after Dec. 31, 2015, see section 806(f) of Pub. L. 114–27, set out as a note under section 6721 of this title.

Effective Date of 2014 Amendment

Pub. L. 113–295, div. A, title II, §207(b), Dec. 19, 2014, 128 Stat. 4028, provided that: "The amendments made by this section [amending this section and provisions set out as a note under section 6721 of this title] shall take effect as if included in the provision of the Creating Small Business Jobs Act of 2010 [Pub. L. 111–240, title II] to which they relate."

Amendment by section 208(g) of Pub. L. 113–295 applicable to returns required to be filed, and statements required to be furnished, after Dec. 31, 2014, see section 208(h) of Pub. L. 113–295, set out as a note under section 6651 of this title.

Effective Date of 2010 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 111–240 applicable with respect to information returns required to be filed, and payee statements required to be furnished, on or after Jan. 1, 2011, see section 2102(h) of Pub. L. 111–240, set out as a note under section 6721 of this title.

Effective Date of 1989 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 101–239 applicable to returns and statements the due date for which (determined without regard to extensions) is after Dec. 31, 1989, see section 7711(c) of Pub. L. 101–239, set out as a note under section 6721 of this title.

Effective Date

Section applicable to returns the due date for which (determined without regard to extensions) is after Dec. 31, 1986, see section 1501(e) of Pub. L. 99–514, set out as a note under section 6721 of this title.

§6723. Failure to comply with other information reporting requirements

In the case of a failure by any person to comply with a specified information reporting requirement on or before the time prescribed therefor, such person shall pay a penalty of $50 for each such failure, but the total amount imposed on such person for all such failures during any calendar year shall not exceed $100,000.

(Added Pub. L. 99–514, title XV, §1501(a), Oct. 22, 1986, 100 Stat. 2733; amended Pub. L. 101–239, title VII, §7711(a), Dec. 19, 1989, 103 Stat. 2390.)

Amendments

1989Pub. L. 101–239 substituted "comply with other information reporting requirements" for "include correct information" in section catchline and amended text generally, substituting a single par. for former subsec. (a) stating general rule, subsec. (b) relating to penalty in case of intentional disregard, and subsec. (c) relating to coordination with former section 6676 of this title.

Effective Date of 1989 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 101–239 applicable to returns and statements the due date for which (determined without regard to extensions) is after Dec. 31, 1989, see section 7711(c) of Pub. L. 101–239, set out as a note under section 6721 of this title.

Effective Date

Section applicable to returns the due date for which (determined without regard to extensions) is after Dec. 31, 1986, see section 1501(e) of Pub. L. 99–514, set out as a note under section 6721 of this title.

§6724. Waiver; definitions and special rules

(a) Reasonable cause waiver

No penalty shall be imposed under this part with respect to any failure if it is shown that such failure is due to reasonable cause and not to willful neglect.

(b) Payment of penalty

Any penalty imposed by this part shall be paid on notice and demand by the Secretary and in the same manner as tax.

(c) Special rule for failure to meet magnetic media requirements

No penalty shall be imposed under section 6721 solely by reason of any failure to comply with the requirements of the regulations prescribed under section 6011(e)(2), except to the extent that such a failure occurs with respect to more than the applicable number (determined under section 6011(e)(5) with respect to the calendar year to which such returns relate) of information returns or with respect to a return described in section 6011(e)(4).

(d) Definitions

For purposes of this part—

(1) Information return

The term "information return" means—

(A) any statement of the amount of payments to another person required by—

(i) section 6041(a) or (b) (relating to certain information at source),

(ii) section 6042(a)(1) (relating to payments of dividends),

(iii) section 6044(a)(1) (relating to payments of patronage dividends),

(iv) section 6049(a) (relating to payments of interest),

(v) section 6050A(a) (relating to reporting requirements of certain fishing boat operators),

(vi) section 6050N(a) (relating to payments of royalties),

(vii) section 6051(d) (relating to information returns with respect to income tax withheld),

(viii) section 6050R (relating to returns relating to certain purchases of fish), or

(ix) section 110(d) (relating to qualified lessee construction allowances for short-term leases),


(B) any return required by—

(i) section 6041A(a) or (b) (relating to returns of direct sellers),

(ii) section 6043A(a) (relating to returns relating to taxable mergers and acquisitions),

(iii) section 6045(a) or (d) (relating to returns of brokers),

(iv) section 6045B(a) (relating to returns relating to actions affecting basis of specified securities),

(v) section 6050H(a) or (h)(1) (relating to mortgage interest received in trade or business from individuals),

(vi) section 6050I(a) or (g)(1) (relating to cash received in trade or business, etc.),

(vii) section 6050J(a) (relating to foreclosures and abandonments of security),

(viii) section 6050K(a) (relating to exchanges of certain partnership interests),

(ix) section 6050L(a) (relating to returns relating to certain dispositions of donated property),

(x) section 6050P (relating to returns relating to the cancellation of indebtedness by certain financial entities),

(xi) section 6050Q (relating to certain long-term care benefits),

(xii) section 6050S (relating to returns relating to payments for qualified tuition and related expenses),

(xiii) section 6050T (relating to returns relating to credit for health insurance costs of eligible individuals),

(xiv) section 6052(a) (relating to reporting payment of wages in the form of group-life insurance),

(xv) section 6050V (relating to returns relating to applicable insurance contracts in which certain exempt organizations hold interests),

(xvi) section 6053(c)(1) (relating to reporting with respect to certain tips),

(xvii) subsection (b) or (e) of section 1060 (relating to reporting requirements of transferors and transferees in certain asset acquisitions),

(xviii) section 4101(d) (relating to information reporting with respect to fuels taxes),

(xix) subparagraph (C) of section 338(h)(10) (relating to information required to be furnished to the Secretary in case of elective recognition of gain or loss),

(xx) section 264(f)(5)(A)(iv) (relating to reporting with respect to certain life insurance and annuity contracts),

(xxi) section 6050U (relating to charges or payments for qualified long-term care insurance contracts under combined arrangements),

(xxii) section 6039(a) (relating to returns required with respect to certain options),

(xxiii) section 6050W (relating to returns to payments made in settlement of payment card transactions),

(xxiv) section 6055 (relating to returns relating to information regarding health insurance coverage),

(xxv) section 6056 (relating to returns relating to certain employers required to report on health insurance coverage), or

(xxvi) section 6050Y (relating to returns relating to certain life insurance contract transactions), and 1


(C) any statement of the amount of payments to another person required to be made to the Secretary under—

(i) section 408(i) (relating to reports with respect to individual retirement accounts or annuities), or

(ii) section 6047(d) (relating to reports by employers, plan administrators, etc.), and


(D) any statement required to be filed with the Secretary under section 6035.


Such term also includes any form, statement, or schedule required to be filed with the Secretary under chapter 4 or with respect to any amount from which tax was required to be deducted and withheld under chapter 3 (or from which tax would be required to be so deducted and withheld but for an exemption under this title or any treaty obligation of the United States).

(2) Payee statement

The term "payee statement" means any statement required to be furnished under—

(A) section 6031(b) or (c), 6034A, or 6037(b) (relating to statements furnished by certain pass-thru entities),

(B) section 6039(b) (relating to information required in connection with certain options),

(C) section 6041(d) (relating to information at source),

(D) section 6041A(e) (relating to returns regarding payments of remuneration for services and direct sales),

(E) section 6042(c) (relating to returns regarding payments of dividends and corporate earnings and profits),

(F) subsections (b) and (d) of section 6043A (relating to returns relating to taxable mergers and acquisitions),

(G) section 6044(e) (relating to returns regarding payments of patronage dividends),

(H) section 6045(b) or (d) (relating to returns of brokers),

(I) section 6045A (relating to information required in connection with transfers of covered securities to brokers),

(J) subsections (c) and (e) of section 6045B (relating to returns relating to actions affecting basis of specified securities),

(K) section 6049(c) (relating to returns regarding payments of interest),

(L) section 6050A(b) (relating to reporting requirements of certain fishing boat operators),

(M) section 6050H(d) or (h)(2) (relating to returns relating to mortgage interest received in trade or business from individuals),

(N) section 6050I(e) or paragraph (4) or (5) of section 6050I(g) (relating to cash received in trade or business, etc.),

(O) section 6050J(e) (relating to returns relating to foreclosures and abandonments of security),

(P) section 6050K(b) (relating to returns relating to exchanges of certain partnership interests),

(Q) section 6050L(c) (relating to returns relating to certain dispositions of donated property),

(R) section 6050N(b) (relating to returns regarding payments of royalties),

(S) section 6050P(d) (relating to returns relating to the cancellation of indebtedness by certain financial entities),

(T) section 6050Q(b) (relating to certain long-term care benefits),

(U) section 6050R(c) (relating to returns relating to certain purchases of fish),

(V) section 6051 (relating to receipts for employees),

(W) section 6052(b) (relating to returns regarding payment of wages in the form of group-term life insurance),

(X) section 6053(b) or (c) (relating to reports of tips),

(Y) section 6048(b)(1)(B) (relating to foreign trust reporting requirements),

(Z) section 408(i) (relating to reports with respect to individual retirement plans) to any person other than the Secretary with respect to the amount of payments made to such person,

(AA) section 6047(d) (relating to reports by plan administrators) to any person other than the Secretary with respect to the amount of payments made to such person,

(BB) section 6050S(d) (relating to returns relating to qualified tuition and related expenses),

(CC) section 264(f)(5)(A)(iv) (relating to reporting with respect to certain life insurance and annuity contracts),

(DD) section 6050T (relating to returns relating to credit for health insurance costs of eligible individuals),

(EE) section 6050U (relating to charges or payments for qualified long-term care insurance contracts under combined arrangements),

(FF) section 6050W(f) (relating to returns relating to payments made in settlement of payment card transactions),

(GG) section 6055(c) (relating to statements relating to information regarding health insurance coverage),

(HH) section 6056(c) (relating to statements relating to certain employers required to report on health insurance coverage),

(II) section 6035 (other than a statement described in paragraph (1)(D)), or

(JJ) 2 section 6226(a)(2) (relating to statements relating to alternative to payment of imputed underpayment by partnership) or under any other provision of this title which provides for the application of rules similar to such section.

(JJ) 2 subsection (a)(2), (b)(2), or (c)(2) of section 6050Y (relating to returns relating to certain life insurance contract transactions).


Such term also includes any form, statement, or schedule required to be furnished to the recipient of any amount from which tax was required to be deducted and withheld under chapter 3 or 4 (or from which tax would be required to be so deducted and withheld but for an exemption under this title or any treaty obligation of the United States).

(3) Specified information reporting requirement

The term "specified information reporting requirement" means—

(A) the notice required by section 6050K(c)(1) (relating to requirement that transferor notify partnership of exchange),

(B) any requirement contained in the regulations prescribed under section 6109 that a person—

(i) include his TIN on any return, statement, or other document (other than an information return or payee statement),

(ii) furnish his TIN to another person, or

(iii) include on any return, statement, or other document (other than an information return or payee statement) made with respect to another person the TIN of such person,3


(C) any requirement under section 6109(h) that—

(i) a person include on his return the name, address, and TIN of another person, or

(ii) a person furnish his TIN to another person.

(4) Required filing date

The term "required filing date" means the date prescribed for filing an information return with the Secretary (determined with regard to any extension of time for filing).

(e) Special rule for certain partnership returns

If any partnership return under section 6031(a) is required under section 6011(e) to be filed on magnetic media or in other machine-readable form, for purposes of this part, each schedule required to be included with such return with respect to each partner shall be treated as a separate information return.

(f) Special rule for returns of educational institutions related to higher education tuition and related expenses

No penalty shall be imposed under section 6721 or 6722 solely by reason of failing to provide the TIN of an individual on a return or statement required by section 6050S(a)(1) if the eligible educational institution required to make such return contemporaneously makes a true and accurate certification under penalty of perjury (and in such form and manner as may be prescribed by the Secretary) that it has complied with standards promulgated by the Secretary for obtaining such individual's TIN.

(Added Pub. L. 99–514, title XV, §1501(a), Oct. 22, 1986, 100 Stat. 2734; amended Pub. L. 100–418, title I, §1941(b)(2)(M), Aug. 23, 1988, 102 Stat. 1323; Pub. L. 100–647, title I, §§1006(h)(3)(A), 1015(a), title III, §3001(b)(1), (2), Nov. 10, 1988, 102 Stat. 3410, 3568, 3614; Pub. L. 101–239, title VII, §§7711(a), 7811(c)(3), 7813(a), Dec. 19, 1989, 103 Stat. 2391, 2407, 2412; Pub. L. 101–508, title XI, §§11212(e)(1), 11323(b)(2), (c)(2), Nov. 5, 1990, 104 Stat. 1388–432, 1388-465; Pub. L. 102–486, title XIX, §1933(b), Oct. 24, 1992, 106 Stat. 3031; Pub. L. 103–66, title XIII, §13252(b), Aug. 10, 1993, 107 Stat. 532; Pub. L. 103–322, title II, §20415(b)(1), (2), Sept. 13, 1994, 108 Stat. 1833; Pub. L. 104–188, title I, §§1116(b)(2)(A), (B), 1455(a), 1615(a)(2)(B), 1702(b)(1), (c)(2), 1704(j)(3), 1901(c)(1), Aug. 20, 1996, 110 Stat. 1764, 1817, 1853, 1868, 1869, 1881, 1908; Pub. L. 104–191, title III, §323(b), Aug. 21, 1996, 110 Stat. 2062; Pub. L. 105–34, title II, §201(c)(2), title XII, §§1213(b), 1223(b), title XVI, §1602(d)(2)(A), Aug. 5, 1997, 111 Stat. 805, 1001, 1019, 1094; Pub. L. 105–206, title VI, §§6004(a)(3), 6010(o)(4)(B), (C), 6012(b)(5), (d), July 22, 1998, 112 Stat. 792, 816, 819; Pub. L. 106–554, §1(a)(7) [title III, §319(23)], Dec. 21, 2000, 114 Stat. 2763, 2763A-647; Pub. L. 107–210, div. A, title II, §202(c)(2), Aug. 6, 2002, 116 Stat. 962; Pub. L. 108–357, title VIII, §§805(b), 853(d)(2)(L), (M), Oct. 22, 2004, 118 Stat. 1574, 1613; Pub. L. 109–280, title VIII, §844(d)(2), title XII, §1211(b)(1), Aug. 17, 2006, 120 Stat. 1012, 1073; Pub. L. 109–432, div. A, title IV, §403(c)(1), (2), Dec. 20, 2006, 120 Stat. 2955; Pub. L. 110–172, §11(b)(2), Dec. 29, 2007, 121 Stat. 2488; Pub. L. 110–289, div. C, title III, §3091(b), July 30, 2008, 122 Stat. 2910; Pub. L. 110–343, div. B, title IV, §403(c)(2), (d)(2), Oct. 3, 2008, 122 Stat. 3858, 3860; Pub. L. 111–147, title V, §§501(c)(6), (7), 522(b), Mar. 18, 2010, 124 Stat. 106, 113; Pub. L. 111–148, title I, §§1502(b), 1514(b), title X, §10108(j)(3)(E), (F), Mar. 23, 2010, 124 Stat. 251, 257, 915; Pub. L. 113–295, div. A, title II, §220(x), Dec. 19, 2014, 128 Stat. 4036; Pub. L. 114–27, title VIII, §805(a), June 29, 2015, 129 Stat. 416; Pub. L. 114–41, title II, §2004(b)(2), July 31, 2015, 129 Stat. 456; Pub. L. 115–97, title I, §§11051(b)(2)(C), 13520(c)(1), Dec. 22, 2017, 131 Stat. 2089, 2150; Pub. L. 115–141, div. U, title II, §206(o), title IV, §401(a)(315)–(320), Mar. 23, 2018, 132 Stat. 1182, 1199; Pub. L. 116–25, title II, §2301(d), July 1, 2019, 133 Stat. 1013.)

Codification

Section 1211(b)(1) of Pub. L. 109–280, which directed the amendment of section 6724 without specifying the act to be amended, was executed to this section, which is section 6724 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, to reflect the probable intent of Congress. See 2006 Amendment notes below.

Amendments to subsec. (d)(2) of this section by section 1901(c)(1) of Pub. L. 104–188 were executed before amendments by sections 1116(b)(2)(B) and 1455(a)(2) of Pub. L. 104–188, to reflect the probable intent of Congress.

Amendments

2019—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 116–25 substituted "the applicable number (determined under section 6011(e)(5) with respect to the calendar year to which such returns relate) of information returns" for "250 information returns (more than 100 information returns in the case of a partnership having more than 100 partners)".

2018—Subsec. (d)(1). Pub. L. 115–141, §401(a)(317), realigned margin of concluding provisions.

Subsec. (d)(1)(B)(xx). Pub. L. 115–141, §401(a)(315), struck out "or" after "contracts),".

Subsec. (d)(1)(B)(xxi). Pub. L. 115–141, §401(a)(316), struck out "and" after "arrangements),".

Subsec. (d)(2)(F). Pub. L. 115–141, §401(a)(318), substituted "acquisitions)," for "acquisitions)."

Subsec. (d)(2)(M). Pub. L. 115–141, §401(a)(319), substituted "(h)(2) (relating" for "(h)(2) relating".

Subsec. (d)(2)(DD). Pub. L. 115–141, §401(a)(320), inserted comma at end.

Subsec. (d)(2)(JJ). Pub. L. 115–141, §206(o), which directed amendment of par. (2) by striking "or" at the end of subpar. (HH), by striking the period at the end of subpar. (II) and inserting ", or", and by inserting after subpar. (II) a new subpar. (JJ), was executed by adding subpar. (JJ), relating to section 6226(a)(2), after subpar. (II). The amendments to subpars. (HH) and (II) could not be executed because of the identical amendments already made by Pub. L. 115–97, §13520(c)(1)(B). See 2017 Amendment note below.

2017—Subsec. (d)(1)(B)(xxvi). Pub. L. 115–97, §13520(c)(1)(A), added cl. (xxvi). Amendment directing substitution of "or" for "and" at end of cl. (xxv) was executed by inserting "or" to reflect the probable intent of Congress because "and" did not appear.

Subsec. (d)(2)(JJ). Pub. L. 115–97, §13520(c)(1)(B), added subpar. (JJ) relating to section 6050Y.

Subsec. (d)(3)(C), (D). Pub. L. 115–97, §11051(b)(2)(C), redesignated subpar. (D) as (C) and struck out former subpar. (C) which read as follows: "any requirement contained in the regulations prescribed under section 215 that a person—

"(i) furnish his TIN to another person, or

"(ii) include on his return the TIN of another person, and".

2015—Subsec. (d)(1)(D). Pub. L. 114–41, §2004(b)(2)(A), which directed amendment of subsec. (d)(1) by "adding at the end" subpar. (D), was executed by adding subpar. (D) after subpar. (C) to reflect the probable intent of Congress.

Subsec. (d)(2)(II). Pub. L. 114–41, §2004(b)(2)(B), which directed amendment of subsec. (d)(2) by "adding at the end" subpar. (II), was executed by adding subpar. (II) after subpar. (HH) to reflect the probable intent of Congress.

Subsec. (f). Pub. L. 114–27 added subsec. (f).

2014—Subsec. (d)(2)(FF). Pub. L. 113–295 substituted "section 6050W(f)" for "section 6050W(c)".

2010—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 111–147, §522(b), inserted before period at end "or with respect to a return described in section 6011(e)(4)".

Subsec. (d)(1). Pub. L. 111–147, §501(c)(6), inserted "under chapter 4 or" after "filed with the Secretary" in concluding provisions.

Subsec. (d)(1)(B)(xxiv). Pub. L. 111–148, §1502(b)(1), added cl. (xxiv).

Subsec. (d)(1)(B)(xxv). Pub. L. 111–148, §10108(j)(3)(E), substituted "certain" for "large".

Pub. L. 111–148, §1514(b)(1), added cl. (xxv).

Subsec. (d)(2). Pub. L. 111–147, §501(c)(7), inserted "or 4" after "chapter 3" in concluding provisions.

Subsec. (d)(2)(GG). Pub. L. 111–148, §1502(b)(2), added subpar. (GG).

Subsec. (d)(2)(HH). Pub. L. 111–148, §10108(j)(3)(F), substituted "certain" for "large".

Pub. L. 111–148, §1514(b)(2), added subpar. (HH).

2008—Subsec. (d)(1)(B)(iv) to (xviii). Pub. L. 110–343, §403(d)(2)(A), added cl. (iv) and redesignated former cls. (iv) to (xvii) as (v) to (xviii), respectively. Former cl. (xviii) redesignated (xix).

Subsec. (d)(1)(B)(xix). Pub. L. 110–343, §403(d)(2)(A), redesignated cl. (xviii) as (xix). Former cl. (xix) redesignated (xx).

Pub. L. 110–289, §3091(b)(1)(B), redesignated cl. (xix) relating to section 6039(a) as (xxi).

Subsec. (d)(1)(B)(xx). Pub. L. 110–343, §403(d)(2)(A), redesignated cl. (xix) as (xx). Former cl. (xx) redesignated (xxi).

Pub. L. 110–289, §3091(b)(1)(A), which directed amendment of cl. (xx) by striking "or" at end, could not be executed because "or" did not appear.

Subsec. (d)(1)(B)(xxi). Pub. L. 110–343, §403(d)(2)(A), redesignated cl. (xx) as (xxi). Former cl. (xxi) redesignated (xxii).

Pub. L. 110–289, §3091(b)(1)(B), (C), redesignated cl. (xix) as (xxi) and substituted "or" for "and" at end.

Subsec. (d)(1)(B)(xxii). Pub. L. 110–343, §403(d)(2)(A), redesignated cl. (xxi) as (xxii). Former cl. (xxii) redesignated (xxiii).

Pub. L. 110–289, §3091(b)(1)(D), added cl. (xxii).

Subsec. (d)(1)(B)(xxiii). Pub. L. 110–343, §403(d)(2)(A), redesignated cl. (xxii) as (xxiii).

Subsec. (d)(2)(I). Pub. L. 110–343, §403(c)(2), added subpar. (I). Former subpar. (I) redesignated (J).

Subsec. (d)(2)(J) to (AA). Pub. L. 110–343, §403(d)(2)(B), added subpar. (J) and redesignated former subpars. (J) to (Z) as (K) to (AA), respectively. Former subpar. (AA) redesignated (BB).

Pub. L. 110–343, §403(c)(2), redesignated subpars. (I) to (Z) as (J) to (AA), respectively. Former subpar. (AA) redesignated (BB).

Subsec. (d)(2)(BB). Pub. L. 110–343, §403(d)(2)(B), redesignated subpar. (AA) as (BB). Former subpar. (BB) redesignated (CC).

Pub. L. 110–343, §403(c)(2), redesignated subpar. (AA) as (BB). Former subpar. (BB) redesignated (CC).

Pub. L. 110–289, §3091(b)(2), which directed amendment of subpar. (BB) by striking "or" at end, could not be executed because "or" did not appear.

Subsec. (d)(2)(CC). Pub. L. 110–343, §403(d)(2)(B), redesignated subpar. (BB) as (CC). Former subpar. (CC) redesignated (DD).

Pub. L. 110–343, §403(c)(2), redesignated subpar. (BB) as (CC). Former subpar. (CC) redesignated (DD).

Pub. L. 110–289, §3091(b)(2), substituted ", or" for period at end.

Subsec. (d)(2)(DD). Pub. L. 110–343, §403(d)(2)(B), redesignated subpar. (CC) as (DD). Former subpar. (DD) redesignated (EE).

Pub. L. 110–343, §403(c)(2), redesignated subpar. (CC) as (DD). Former subpar. (DD) redesignated (EE).

Pub. L. 110–289, §3091(b)(2), added subpar. (DD).

Subsec. (d)(2)(EE). Pub. L. 110–343, §403(d)(2)(B), redesignated subpar. (DD) as (EE). Former subpar. (EE) redesignated (FF).

Pub. L. 110–343, §403(c)(2), redesignated subpar. (DD) as (EE).

Subsec. (d)(2)(FF). Pub. L. 110–343, §403(d)(2)(B), redesignated subpar. (EE) as (FF).

2007—Subsec. (d)(1)(B)(iv). Pub. L. 110–172, §11(b)(2)(A), inserted "or (h)(1)" after "section 6050H(a)".

Subsec. (d)(2)(K). Pub. L. 110–172, §11(b)(2)(B), inserted "or (h)(2)" after "section 6050H(d)".

2006—Subsec. (d)(1)(B)(xiv) to (xvi). Pub. L. 109–280, §1211(b)(1), added cl. (xiv) and redesignated former cls. (xiv) and (xv) as (xv) and (xvi), respectively. Former cl. (xvi) redesignated (xvii). See Codification note above.

Subsec. (d)(1)(B)(xvii). Pub. L. 109–432, §403(c)(1), which directed amendment of cl. (xvii) by striking out "or" at end, could not be executed because "or" did not appear subsequent to amendment by Pub. L. 109–280, §844(d)(2)(A). See below.

Pub. L. 109–280, §1211(b)(1), redesignated cl. (xvi) as (xvii). Former cl. (xvii) redesignated (xviii). See Codification note above.

Pub. L. 109–280, §844(d)(2)(A), struck out "or" at end.

Subsec. (d)(1)(B)(xviii). Pub. L. 109–432, §403(c)(1), which directed amendment of cl. (xviii) by substituting "or" for "and" at end, could not be executed because "and" did not appear at end subsequent to amendment by Pub. L. 109–280, §844(d)(2)(A). See below.

Pub. L. 109–280, §1211(b)(1), redesignated cl. (xvii) as (xviii). Former cl. (xviii) redesignated (xix) relating to section 264(f)(5)(A)(iv). See Codification note above.

Pub. L. 109–280, §844(d)(2)(A), substituted "or" for "and" at end.

Subsec. (d)(1)(B)(xix). Pub. L. 109–432, §403(c)(1), added cl. (xix) relating to section 6039(a).

Pub. L. 109–280, §1211(b)(1), redesignated cl. (xviii) as (xix) relating to section 264(f)(5)(A)(iv). Former cl. (xix) redesignated (xx). See Codification note above.

Pub. L. 109–280, §844(d)(2)(A), added cl. (xix) relating to section 6050U.

Subsec. (d)(1)(B)(xx). Pub. L. 109–280, §1211(b)(1), redesignated cl. (xix) relating to section 6050U as (xx). See Codification note above.

Subsec. (d)(2)(B). Pub. L. 109–432, §403(c)(2), substituted "6039(b)" for "6039(a)".

Subsec. (d)(2)(CC). Pub. L. 109–280, §844(d)(2)(B), added subpar. (CC).

2004—Subsec. (d)(1)(B)(ii) to (xv). Pub. L. 108–357, §805(b)(1), added cl. (ii) and redesignated former cls. (ii) to (xiv) as (iii) to (xv), respectively. Former cl. (xv) redesignated (xvi).

Subsec. (d)(1)(B)(xvi). Pub. L. 108–357, §853(d)(2)(L), redesignated cl. (xvii) as (xvi) and struck out former cl. (xvi) which read as follows: "subparagraph (A) or (C) of subsection (c)(4) of section 4093 (relating to information reporting with respect to tax on diesel and aviation fuels),".

Pub. L. 108–357, §805(b)(1), redesignated cl. (xv) as (xvi). Former cl. (xvi) redesignated (xvii).

Subsec. (d)(1)(B)(xvii) to (xix). Pub. L. 108–357, §853(d)(2)(L), redesignated cls. (xviii) and (xix) as (xvii) and (xviii), respectively. Former cl. (xvii) redesignated (xvi).

Pub. L. 108–357, §805(b)(1), redesignated cls. (xvi) to (xviii) as (xvii) to (xix), respectively.

Subsec. (d)(2)(F) to (W). Pub. L. 108–357, §805(b)(2), added subpar. (F) and redesignated former subpars. (F) to (V) as (G) to (W), respectively. Former subpar. (W) redesignated (X).

Subsec. (d)(2)(X). Pub. L. 108–357, §853(d)(2)(M), redesignated subpar. (Y) as (X) and struck out former subpar. (X) which read as follows: "section 4093(c)(4)(B) (relating to certain purchasers of diesel and aviation fuels),".

Pub. L. 108–357, §805(b)(2), redesignated subpar. (W) as (X). Former subpar. (X) redesignated (Y).

Subsec. (d)(2)(Y) to (CC). Pub. L. 108–357, §853(d)(2)(M), redesignated subpars. (Z) to (CC) as (Y) to (BB), respectively. Former subpar. (Y) redesignated (X).

Pub. L. 108–357, §805(b)(2), redesignated subpars. (X) to (BB) as (Y) to (CC), respectively.

2002—Subsec. (d)(1)(B)(xi) to (xviii). Pub. L. 107–210, §202(c)(2)(A), added cl. (xi) and redesignated former cls. (xi) to (xvii) as (xii) to (xviii), respectively.

Subsec. (d)(2)(BB). Pub. L. 107–210, §202(c)(2)(B), added subpar. (BB).

2000—Subsec. (d)(1)(B)(xiv) to (xvii). Pub. L. 106–554, §1(a)(7) [title III, §319(23)(A)], added cls. (xiv) to (xvii) and struck out former cls. (xiv) to (xvii) which read as follows:

"(xiv) subparagraph (A) or (C) of subsection (c)(4) of section 4093 (relating to information reporting with respect to tax on diesel and aviation fuels),

"(xv) section 4101(d) (relating to information reporting with respect to fuels taxes),

"(xvi) subparagraph (C) of section 338(h)(10) (relating to information required to be furnished to the Secretary in case of elective recognition of gain or loss); or

"(xvii) section 264(f)(5)(A)(iv) (relating to reporting with respect to certain life insurance and annuity contracts)."

Subsec. (d)(2)(AA). Pub. L. 106–554, §1(a)(7) [title III, §319(23)(B)], made a technical amendment to directory language of Pub. L. 105–206, §6010(o)(4)(C). See 1998 Amendment note below.

1998—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 105–206, §6012(d), inserted before period at end "(more than 100 information returns in the case of a partnership having more than 100 partners)".

Subsec. (d)(1)(A). Pub. L. 105–206, §6012(b)(5), made a technical amendment to directory language of Pub. L. 105–34, §1213(b). See 1997 Amendment note below.

Subsec. (d)(1)(B)(x) to (xiv). Pub. L. 105–206, §6004(a)(3), made a technical amendment to directory language of Pub. L. 105–34, §201(c)(2)(A). See 1997 Amendment note below.

Subsec. (d)(1)(B)(xv). Pub. L. 105–206, §6010(o)(4)(B), struck out "or" at end.

Pub. L. 105–206, §6004(a)(3), made a technical amendment to directory language of Pub. L. 105–34, §201(c)(2)(A). See 1997 Amendment note below.

Subsec. (d)(1)(B)(xvi). Pub. L. 105–206, §6010(o)(4)(B), which directed the substitution of "; or" for period at end, was executed by making the substitution for ", and" at end, to reflect the probable intent of Congress.

Pub. L. 105–206, §6004(a)(3), made a technical amendment to directory language of Pub. L. 105–34, §201(c)(2)(A). See 1997 Amendment note below.

Subsec. (d)(1)(B)(xvii). Pub. L. 105–206, §6010(o)(4)(B), added cl. (xvii).

Subsec. (d)(2)(AA). Pub. L. 105–206, §6010(o)(4)(C), as amended by Pub. L. 106–554, §1(a)(7)[title III, §319(23)(B)], added subpar. (AA).

1997—Subsec. (d)(1)(A)(ix). Pub. L. 105–34, §1213(b), as amended by Pub. L. 105–206, §6012(b)(5), added cl. (ix).

Subsec. (d)(1)(B)(x) to (xvi). Pub. L. 105–34, §201(c)(2)(A), as amended by Pub. L. 105–206, §6004(a)(3), added cl. (x) and redesignated former cls. (x) to (xv) as (xi) to (xvi), respectively.

Subsec. (d)(2)(R) to (Y). Pub. L. 105–34, §1602(d)(2)(A), added subpars. (R) to (Y) and struck out former subpars. (R) to (X) which read as follows:

"(R) section 6051 (relating to receipts for employees),

"(S) section 6050R(c) (relating to returns relating to certain purchases of fish),

"(T) section 6052(b) (relating to returns regarding payment of wages in the form of group-term life insurance),

"(U) section 6053(b) or (c) (relating to reports of tips),

"(U) section 4093(c)(4)(B) (relating to certain purchasers of diesel and aviation fuels),

"(V) section 6048(b)(1)(B) (relating to foreign trust reporting requirements),

"(W) section 408(i) (relating to reports with respect to individual retirement plans) to any person other than the Secretary with respect to the amount of payments made to such person, or

"(X) section 6047(d) (relating to reports by plan administrators) to any person other than the Secretary with respect to the amount of payments made to such person."

Subsec. (d)(2)(Z). Pub. L. 105–34, §201(c)(2)(B), added subpar. (Z).

Subsec. (e). Pub. L. 105–34, §1223(b), added subsec. (e).

1996—Subsec. (d)(1)(A)(viii). Pub. L. 104–188, §1116(b)(2)(A), added cl. (viii).

Subsec. (d)(1)(B)(ix), (x). Pub. L. 104–191, §323(b)(1), added cl. (ix) and redesignated former cl. (ix) as (x). Former cl. (x) redesignated (xi).

Subsec. (d)(1)(B)(xi). Pub. L. 104–191, §323(b)(1), redesignated cl. (x) as (xi). Former cl. (xi) redesignated (xii).

Pub. L. 104–188, §1702(b)(1), made technical amendment to directory language of Pub. L. 101–508, §11212(e)(1). See 1990 Amendment note below.

Subsec. (d)(1)(B)(xii). Pub. L. 104–191, §323(b)(1), redesignated cl. (xi) as (xii). Former cl. (xii) redesignated (xiii).

Pub. L. 104–188, §1702(c)(2)(A), struck out "or" at end.

Pub. L. 104–188, §1702(b)(1), made technical amendment to directory language of Pub. L. 101–508, §11212(e)(1). See 1990 Amendment note below.

Subsec. (d)(1)(B)(xiii). Pub. L. 104–191, §323(b)(1), redesignated cl. (xii) as (xiii). Former cl. (xiii) redesignated (xiv).

Pub. L. 104–188, §1702(c)(2)(B), substituted ", or" for period at end.

Subsec. (d)(1)(B)(xiv), (xv). Pub. L. 104–191, §323(b)(1), redesignated cls. (xiii) and (xiv) as (xiv) and (xv), respectively.

Subsec. (d)(1)(C). Pub. L. 104–188, §1455(a)(1), which directed the amendment of par. (1) by inserting a new subpar. (C) after subpar. (B), was executed by making the insertion after subpar. (B)(xv), to reflect the probable intent of Congress.

Subsec. (d)(2)(Q). Pub. L. 104–191, §323(b)(2), added subpar. (Q). Former subpar. (Q) redesignated (R).

Subsec. (d)(2)(R). Pub. L. 104–191, §323(b)(2), redesignated subpar. (Q) as (R). Former subpar. (R) redesignated (S).

Pub. L. 104–188, §1116(b)(2)(B), added subpar. (R). Former subpar. (R) redesignated (S).

Subsec. (d)(2)(S). Pub. L. 104–191, §323(b)(2), redesignated subpar. (R) as (S). Former subpar. (S) redesignated (T).

Pub. L. 104–188, §1116(b)(2)(B), redesignated subpar. (R) as (S). Former subpar. (S) redesignated (T). See Codification note above.

Pub. L. 104–188, §1901(c)(1), struck out "or" at end. See Codification note above.

Subsec. (d)(2)(T). Pub. L. 104–191, §323(b)(2), redesignated subpar. (S) as (T). Former subpar. (T) redesignated (U).

Pub. L. 104–188, §1116(b)(2)(B), redesignated subpar. (S) as (T). Former subpar. (T) redesignated (U). See Codification note above.

Pub. L. 104–188, §1901(c)(1), substituted ", or" for period at end. See Codification note above.

Subsec. (d)(2)(U). Pub. L. 104–191, §323(d)(1), redesignated subpar. (T), relating to section 6053(b) or (c), as (U).

Pub. L. 104–188, §1455(a)(2), struck out "or" at end. See Codification note above.

Pub. L. 104–188, §1116(b)(2)(B), redesignated subpar. (T) as (U). Former subpar. (U) redesignated (V). See Codification note above.

Pub. L. 104–188, §1901(c)(1), added subpar. (U). See Codification note above.

Subsec. (d)(2)(V). Pub. L. 104–188, §1455(a)(2), substituted a comma for period at end.

Pub. L. 104–188, §1116(b)(2)(B), redesignated subpar. (U) as (V).

Subsec. (d)(2)(W), (X). Pub. L. 104–188, §1455(a)(2), added subpars. (W) and (X).

Subsec. (d)(3)(C). Pub. L. 104–188, §1615(a)(2)(B), inserted "and" at end.

Subsec. (d)(3)(D). Pub. L. 104–188, §1615(a)(2)(B), redesignated subpar. (E) as (D) and struck out former subpar. (D) which read as follows: "the requirement of section 6109(e) that a person include the TIN of any dependent on his return, and".

Subsec. (d)(3)(E). Pub. L. 104–188, §1615(a)(2)(B), redesignated subpar. (E) as (D).

Pub. L. 104–188, §1704(j)(3), substituted "section 6109(h)" for "section 6109(f)" in introductory provisions.

1994—Subsec. (d)(1)(B)(iv). Pub. L. 103–322, §20415(b)(1), amended cl. (iv) generally. Prior to amendment, cl. (iv) read as follows: "section 6050I(a) (relating to cash received in trade or business),".

Subsec. (d)(2)(K). Pub. L. 103–322, §20415(b)(2), amended subpar. (K) generally. Prior to amendment, subpar. (K) read as follows: "section 6050I(e) (relating to returns relating to cash received in trade or business),".

1993—Subsec. (d)(1)(B)(viii) to (xiv). Pub. L. 103–66, §13252(b)(1), which directed amendment of subsec. (d)(1)(B) by adding a new cl. (viii) after cl. (vii) and redesignating the following cls. accordingly, was executed by adding cl. (viii) and redesignating former cls. (viii), (ix), (x), (xi), (xii) (relating to section 4101(d)), and (xii) (relating to subpar. (C) of section 338(h)(10)) as (ix), (x), (xi), (xii), (xiii), and (xiv), respectively, to reflect the probable intent of Congress.

Subsec. (d)(2)(P) to (T). Pub. L. 103–66, §13252(b)(2), added subpar. (P) and redesignated former subpars. (P) through (S) as (Q) through (T), respectively.

1992—Subsec. (d)(3)(E). Pub. L. 102–486 added subpar. (E).

1990—Subsec. (d)(1)(B)(x). Pub. L. 101–508, §11323(b)(2), substituted "subsection (b) or (e) of section 1060" for "section 1060(b)".

Subsec. (d)(1)(B)(xi). Pub. L. 101–508, §11212(e)(1), as amended by Pub. L. 104–188, §1702(b)(1), struck out ", or subsection (e)," after "(c)(4)".

Subsec. (d)(1)(B)(xii). Pub. L. 101–508, §11323(c)(2), added cl. (xii) relating to subpar. (C) of section 338(h)(10).

Pub. L. 101–508, §11212(e)(1), as amended by Pub. L. 104–188, §1702(b)(1), added cl. (xii) relating to section 4101(d).

1989Pub. L. 101–239, §7711(a), amended section generally, substituting subsecs. (a) to (d) for former subsec. (a) relating to reasonable cause waivers, subsec. (b) relating to payment of penalty, subsec. (c) relating to special rules for failure to file interest and dividend returns or statements, and subsec. (d) relating to definitions.

Subsec. (d)(1)(B)(viii) to (xi). Pub. L. 101–239, §7811(c)(3), amended cls. (viii) to (xi) generally. Prior to amendment, cls. (viii) to (xi) read as follows:

"(viii) section 6052(a) (relating to reporting payment of wages in the form of group-term life insurance),

"(ix) section 6053(c)(1) (relating to reporting with respect to certain tips), or

"(xi) section 1060(b) (relating to reporting requirements of transferors and transferees in certain asset acquisitions).

"(xi) subparagraph (A) or (C) of subsection (c)(4), or subsection (d), of section 4093 (relating to information reporting with respect to tax on diesel and aviation fuels)."

Subsec. (d)(2). Pub. L. 101–239, §7813(a), struck out "or" after "insurance)," in subpar. (Q), substituted "tips), or" for "tips)." in subpar. (R), and redesignated subpar. (U) as (S).

1988—Subsec. (d)(1)(B). Pub. L. 100–647, §3001(b)(1), which directed that "or" be struck out at end of cl. (ix), ", or" be substituted for period at end of cl. (x), and cl. (xi) relating to section 4093 be added, was executed by striking out "or" at end of cl. (ix) and adding cl. (xi) in view of intervening amendments by section 1941(b)(2)(M)(i) of Pub. L. 100–418, and by section 1006(h)(3)(A) of Pub. L. 100–647.

Pub. L. 100–647, §1006(h)(3)(A), struck out "or" at end of cl. (ix), substituted ", or" for period at end of cl. (x), and added cl. (xi) relating to section 1060.

Pub. L. 100–418, §1941(b)(2)(M)(i), redesignated cls. (ii) to (x) as (i) to (ix) and struck out former cl. (i) which read as follows: "section 4997(a) (relating to information with respect to windfall profit tax on crude oil),".

Subsec. (d)(2). Pub. L. 100–647, §3001(b)(2), which directed that "or" be struck out at end of subpar. (S), ", or" be substituted for period at end of subpar. (T), and subpar. (U) be added, was executed by adding subpar. (U) in view of intervening amendment by section 1941(b)(2)(M)(ii) of Pub. L. 100–418.

Pub. L. 100–418, §1941(b)(2)(M)(ii), redesignated subpars. (B) to (J) as (A) to (I), respectively, and struck out former subpar. (A) which read as follows: "section 4997(a) (relating to records and information; regulations)," and redesignated subpars. (L) to (T) as (J) to (R), respectively, and struck out former subpar. (K) which read as follows: "section 6050C (relating to information regarding windfall profit tax on domestic crude oil),".

Subsec. (d)(2)(B). Pub. L. 100–647, §1015(a), substituted "6031(b) or (c)" for "6031(b)".

Effective Date of 2018 Amendment

Amendment by section 206(o) of Pub. L. 115–141 effective as if included in section 1101 of Pub. L. 114–74, see section 207 of Pub. L. 115–141, set out as a note under section 6031 of this title.

Effective Date of 2017 Amendment

Amendment by section 11051(b)(2)(C) of Pub. L. 115–97 applicable to any divorce or separation instrument (as defined in former section 71(b)(2) of this title as in effect before Dec. 22, 2017) executed after Dec. 31, 2018, and to such instruments executed on or before Dec. 31, 2018, and modified after Dec. 31, 2018, if the modification expressly provides that the amendment made by section 11051 of Pub. L. 115–97 applies to such modification, see section 11051(c) of Pub. L. 115–97, set out as a note under section 61 of this title.

Amendment by section 13520(c)(1) of Pub. L. 115–97 applicable to reportable policy sales (as defined in section 6050Y(d)(2) of this title) after Dec. 31, 2017, and reportable death benefits (as defined in section 6050Y(d)(4) of this title) paid after Dec. 31, 2017, see section 13520(d) of Pub. L. 115–97, set out as a note under section 6047 of this title.

Effective Date of 2015 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 114–41 applicable to property with respect to which an estate tax return is filed after July 31, 2015, see section 2004(d) of Pub. L. 114–41, set out as a note under section 1014 of this title.

Pub. L. 114–27, title VIII, §805(b), June 29, 2015, 129 Stat. 416, provided that: "The amendments made by this section [amending this section] shall apply to returns required to be made, and statements required to be furnished, after December 31, 2015."

Effective Date of 2010 Amendment

Amendment by section 1502(b) of Pub. L. 111–148 applicable to calendar years beginning after 2013, see section 1502(e) of Pub. L. 111–148, set out as an Effective Date note under section 6055 of this title.

Amendment by section 1514(b) of Pub. L. 111–148 applicable to periods beginning after Dec. 31, 2013, see section 1514(d) of Pub. L. 111–148, set out as an Effective Date note under section 6056 of this title.

Amendment by section 10108(j)(3)(E), (F) of Pub. L. 111–148 applicable to periods beginning after Dec. 31, 2013, see section 10108(j)(4) of Pub. L. 111–148, set out as a note under section 6056 of this title.

Amendment by section 501(c)(6), (7) of Pub. L. 111–147 applicable to payments made after Dec. 31, 2012, with certain exceptions, see section 501(d)(1), (2) of Pub. L. 111–147, set out as a note under section 1471 of this title.

Amendment by section 522(b) of Pub. L. 111–147 applicable to returns the due date for which (determined without regard to extensions) is after Mar. 18, 2010, see section 522(c) of Pub. L. 111–147, set out as a note under section 6011 of this title.

Effective Date of 2008 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 110–343 effective Jan. 1, 2011, see section 403(e)(1) of Pub. L. 110–343, set out as a note under section 1012 of this title.

Amendment by Pub. L. 110–289 applicable to returns for calendar years beginning after Dec. 31, 2010, with exception for purposes of carrying out any TIN matching program, see section 3091(e) of Pub. L. 110–289, set out as a note under section 3406 of this title.

Effective Date of 2007 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 110–172 effective as if included in the provisions of the Tax Relief and Health Care Act of 2006, Pub. L. 109–432, to which such amendment relates, see section 11(b)(3) of Pub. L. 110–172, set out as a note under section 168 of this title.

Effective Date of 2006 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 109–432 applicable to calendar years beginning after Dec. 20, 2006, see section 403(d) of Pub. L. 109–432, set out as a note under section 6039 of this title.

Amendment by section 844(d)(2) of Pub. L. 109–280 applicable to contracts issued after Dec. 31, 1996, but only with respect to taxable years beginning after Dec. 31, 2009, and to charges made after Dec. 31, 2009, see section 844(g)(1), (3) of Pub. L. 109–280, set out as a note under section 72 of this title.

Amendment by section 1211(b)(1) of Pub. L. 109–280 applicable to acquisitions of contracts after Aug. 17, 2006, see section 1211(d) of Pub. L. 109–280, set out as an Effective Date note under section 6050V of this title.

Effective Date of 2004 Amendment

Amendment by section 805(b) of Pub. L. 108–357 applicable to acquisitions after Oct. 22, 2004, see section 805(d) of Pub. L. 108–357, set out as an Effective Date note under section 6043A of this title.

Amendment by section 853(d)(2)(L), (M) of Pub. L. 108–357 applicable to aviation-grade kerosene removed, entered, or sold after Dec. 31, 2004, see section 853(e) of Pub. L. 108–357, set out as a note under section 4041 of this title.

Effective Date of 1998 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 105–206 effective, except as otherwise provided, as if included in the provisions of the Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997, Pub. L. 105–34, to which such amendment relates, see section 6024 of Pub. L. 105–206, set out as a note under section 1 of this title.

Effective Date of 1997 Amendment

Amendment by section 201(c)(2) of Pub. L. 105–34 applicable to expenses paid after Dec. 31, 1997 (in taxable years ending after such date), for education furnished in academic periods beginning after such date, see section 201(f) of Pub. L. 105–34, set out as an Effective Date note under section 25A of this title.

Amendment by section 1213(b) of Pub. L. 105–34 applicable to leases entered into after Aug. 5, 1997, see section 1213(e) of Pub. L. 105–34, set out as an Effective Date note under section 110 of this title.

Amendment by section 1223(b) of Pub. L. 105–34 applicable to partnership taxable years beginning after Dec. 31, 1997, see section 1226 of Pub. L. 105–34, as amended, set out as a note under section 6011 of this title.

Amendment by section 1602(d)(2)(A) of Pub. L. 105–34 effective as if included in the provisions of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, Pub. L. 104–191, to which such amendment relates, see section 1602(i) of Pub. L. 105–34, set out as a note under section 26 of this title.

Effective Date of 1996 Amendments

Amendment by Pub. L. 104–191 applicable to benefits paid after Dec. 31, 1996, see section 323(d) of Pub. L. 104–191, set out as an Effective Date note under section 6050Q of this title.

Amendment by section 1116(b)(2)(A), (B) of Pub. L. 104–188 applicable to payments made after Dec. 31, 1997, see section 1116(b)(3) of Pub. L. 104–188, set out as an Effective Date note under section 6050R of this title.

Amendment by section 1455(a) of Pub. L. 104–188 applicable to returns, reports, and other statements the due date for which (determined without regard to extensions) is after Dec. 31, 1996, see section 1455(e) of Pub. L. 104–188, set out as a note under section 408 of this title.

Amendment by section 1615(a)(2)(B) of Pub. L. 104–188 applicable with respect to returns the due date for which, without regard to extensions, is on or after the 30th day after Aug. 20, 1996, with special rule for 1995 and 1996, see section 1615(d) of Pub. L. 104–188, set out as a note under section 21 of this title.

Amendment by section 1702(b)(1), (c)(2) of Pub. L. 104–188 effective, except as otherwise expressly provided, as if included in the provision of the Revenue Reconciliation Act of 1990, Pub. L. 101–508, title XI, to which such amendment relates, see section 1702(i) of Pub. L. 104–188, set out as a note under section 38 of this title.

Amendment by section 1901(c)(1) of Pub. L. 104–188, to the extent related to section 6048(a) of this title, applicable to reportable events (as defined in such section) occurring after Aug. 20, 1996, to the extent related to section 6048(b) of this title, applicable to taxable years of United States persons beginning after Dec. 31, 1995, and to the extent related to section 6048(c) of this title, applicable to distributions received after Aug. 20, 1996, see section 1901(d) of Pub. L. 104–188, set out as a note under section 6048 of this title.

Effective Date of 1994 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 103–322 effective on 60th day after date on which temporary regulations are prescribed under Pub. L. 103–322, §20415(c), see section 20415(d) of Pub. L. 103–322, set out as a note under section 6050I of this title.

Effective Date of 1993 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 103–66 applicable, except as otherwise provided, to discharges of indebtedness after Dec. 31, 1993, see section 13252(d) of Pub. L. 103–66, set out as an Effective Date note under section 6050P of this title.

Effective Date of 1992 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 102–486 applicable to taxable years beginning after Dec. 31, 1992, see section 1933(c) of Pub. L. 102–486, set out as a note under section 6109 of this title.

Effective Date of 1990 Amendment

Amendment by section 11212(e)(1) of Pub. L. 101–508 effective Dec. 1, 1990, see section 11212(f)(2) of Pub. L. 101–508, set out as a note under section 4081 of this title.

Amendment by section 11323(b)(2), (c)(2) of Pub. L. 101–508 applicable to acquisitions after Oct. 9, 1990, but not applicable to any acquisition pursuant to a written binding contract in effect on Oct. 9, 1990, and at all times thereafter before such acquisition, see section 11323(d) of Pub. L. 101–508, set out as a note under section 338 of this title.

Effective Date of 1989 Amendment

Amendment by section 7711(a) of Pub. L. 101–239 applicable to returns and statements the due date for which (determined without regard to extensions) is after Dec. 31, 1989, see section 7711(c) of Pub. L. 101–239, set out as a note under section 6721 of this title.

Amendment by sections 7811(c)(3) and 7813(a) of Pub. L. 101–239 effective, except as otherwise provided, as if included in the provision of the Technical and Miscellaneous Revenue Act of 1988, Pub. L. 100–647, to which such amendment relates, see section 7817 of Pub. L. 101–239, set out as a note under section 1 of this title.

Effective Date of 1988 Amendments

Amendment by sections 1006(h)(3)(A) and 1015(a) of Pub. L. 100–647 effective, except as otherwise provided, as if included in the provision of the Tax Reform Act of 1986, Pub. L. 99–514, to which such amendment relates, see section 1019(a) of Pub. L. 100–647, set out as a note under section 1 of this title.

Pub. L. 100–647, title III, §3001(c), Nov. 10, 1988, 102 Stat. 3615, provided that:

"(1) In general.—The amendments made by this section [amending this section and sections 4093 and 7232 of this title] shall take effect on January 1, 1989.

"(2) Refunds with interest for pre-effective date purchases.—

"(A) In general.—In the case of fuel—

"(i) which is purchased from a producer or importer during the period beginning on April 1, 1988, and ending on December 31, 1988,

"(ii) which is used (before the claim under this subparagraph is filed) by any person in a nontaxable use (as defined in section 6427(l)(2) of the 1986 Code), and

"(iii) with respect to which a claim is not permitted to be filed for any quarter under section 6427(i) of the 1986 Code,

the Secretary of the Treasury or the Secretary's delegate shall pay (with interest) to such person the amount of tax imposed on such fuel under section 4091 of the 1986 Code (to the extent not attributable to amounts described in section 6427(l)(3) of the 1986 Code) if claim therefor is filed not later than June 30, 1989. Not more than 1 claim may be filed under the preceding sentence and such claim shall not be taken into account under section 6427(i) of the 1986 Code. Any claim for refund filed under this paragraph shall be considered a claim for refund under section 6427(l) of the 1986 Code.

"(B) Interest.—The amount of interest payable under subparagraph (A) shall be determined under section 6611 of the 1986 Code except that the date of the overpayment with respect to fuel purchased during any month shall be treated as being the 1st day of the succeeding month. No interest shall be paid under this paragraph with respect to fuel used by any agency of the United States.

"(C) Registration procedures required to be specified.—Not later than the 30th day after the date of the enactment of this Act [Nov. 10, 1988], the Secretary of the Treasury or the Secretary's delegate shall prescribe the procedures for complying with the requirements of section 4093(c)(3) of the 1986 Code (as added by this section)."

Amendment by Pub. L. 100–418 applicable to crude oil removed from the premises on or after Aug. 23, 1988, see section 1941(c) of Pub. L. 100–418, set out as a note under section 164 of this title.

Effective Date

Section applicable to returns the due date for which (determined without regard to extensions) is after Dec. 31, 1986, see section 1501(e) of Pub. L. 99–514, set out as a note under section 6721 of this title.

Construction of 2002 Amendment

Nothing in amendment by Pub. L. 107–210, other than provisions relating to COBRA continuation coverage and reporting requirements, to be construed as creating new mandate on any party regarding health insurance coverage, see section 203(f) of Pub. L. 107–210, set out as a Construction note under section 35 of this title.

Plan Amendments Not Required Until January 1, 1998

For provisions directing that if any amendments made by subtitle D [§§1401–1465] of title I of Pub. L. 104–188 require an amendment to any plan or annuity contract, such amendment shall not be required to be made before the first day of the first plan year beginning on or after Jan. 1, 1998, see section 1465 of Pub. L. 104–188, set out as a note under section 401 of this title.

1 So in original. The word "and" probably should not appear.

2 So in original. Two subpars. (JJ) have been enacted.

3 So in original. Probably should be followed by "and".

§6725. Failure to report information under section 4101

(a) In general

In the case of each failure described in subsection (b) by any person with respect to a vessel or facility, such person shall pay a penalty of $10,000 in addition to the tax (if any).

(b) Failures subject to penalty

For purposes of subsection (a), the failures described in this subsection are—

(1) any failure to make a report under section 4101(d) on or before the date prescribed therefor, and

(2) any failure to include all of the information required to be shown on such report or the inclusion of incorrect information.

(c) Reasonable cause exception

No penalty shall be imposed under this section with respect to any failure if it is shown that such failure is due to reasonable cause.

(Added Pub. L. 108–357, title VIII, §863(d)(1), Oct. 22, 2004, 118 Stat. 1620.)

Effective Date

Section applicable to penalties imposed after Dec. 31, 2004, see section 863(e) of Pub. L. 108–357, set out as a note under section 6719 of this title.