For purposes of this part, the term "life insurance gross income" means the sum of the following amounts:
(A) The gross amount of premiums and other consideration on insurance and annuity contracts, less
(B) return premiums, and premiums and other consideration arising out of indemnity reinsurance.
Each net decrease in reserves which is required by section 807(a) to be taken into account under this paragraph.
All amounts not includible under paragraph (1) or (2) which under this subtitle are includible in gross income.
For purposes of subsection (a)(1)(A), the term "gross amount of premiums and other consideration" includes—
(A) advance premiums,
(E) consideration in respect of assuming liabilities under contracts not issued by the taxpayer, and
(F) the amount of policyholder dividends reimbursable to the taxpayer by a reinsurer in respect of reinsured policies,
on insurance and annuity contracts.
For purposes of subsection (a)(1)(B)—
Except as provided in subparagraph (B), the term "return premiums" does not include any policyholder dividends.
Subparagraph (A) shall not apply to amounts of premiums or other consideration returned to another life insurance company in respect of indemnity reinsurance.
(Added Pub. L. 98–369, div. A, title II, §211(a), July 18, 1984, 98 Stat. 721.)
A prior section 803, acts Aug. 16, 1954, ch. 736, 68A Stat. 256; Mar. 13, 1956, ch. 83, §2, 70 Stat. 39, related to income and deductions in the case of life insurance companies, prior to the general revision of this part by Pub. L. 86–69, §2(a), June 25, 1959, 73 Stat. 112.
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