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I.R.C. 6872
Suspension of period on assessment

Current through December 21, 2022 (Pub. L. 117-262)

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I.R.C. § 6872.  Suspension of period on assessment

If the regulations issued pursuant to section 6036 require the giving of notice by any fiduciary in any case under title 11 of the United States Code, or by a receiver in any other court proceeding, to the Secretary of his qualification as such, the running of the period of limitations on the making of assessments shall be suspended for the period from the date of the institution of the proceeding to a date 30 days after the date upon which the notice from the receiver or other fiduciary is received by the Secretary; but the suspension under this sentence shall in no case be for a period in excess of 2 years.

(Aug. 16, 1954, ch. 736, 68A Stat. 838; Pub. L. 94–455, title XIX, §1906(b)(13)(A), Oct. 4, 1976, 90 Stat. 1834; Pub. L. 96–589, §6 (i)(12), Dec. 24, 1980, 94 Stat. 3411.)

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1980—Pub. L. 96–589 substituted "any case under title 11 of the United States Code" for "any proceeding under the Bankruptcy Act".

1976—Pub. L. 94–455 struck out "or his delegate" after "Secretary" wherever appearing.

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Effective Date of 1980 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 96–589 effective Oct. 1, 1979, but not applicable to proceedings under Title 11, Bankruptcy, commenced before Oct. 1, 1979, see section 7(e) of Pub. L. 96–589, set out as a note under section 108 of this title.

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§ 301.6872-1Suspension of running of period of limitations on assessment

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