Amounts paid under the laws of a State, the District of Columbia, a possession of the United States, or a foreign country as income to the holder of a life or terminable interest acquired by gift, bequest, or inheritance shall not be reduced or diminished by any deduction for shrinkage (by whatever name called) in the value of such interest due to the lapse of time.
26 U.S.C. § 273
AMENDMENTS1976- Pub. L. 94-455 struck out reference to amounts paid under laws of a Territory.
EFFECTIVE DATE OF 1976 AMENDMENT Amendment by Pub. L. 94-455 effective for taxable years beginning after Dec. 31, 1976, see section 1901(d) of Pub. L. 94-455 set out as a note under sectionof this title.
- The term "State" shall be construed to include the District of Columbia, where such construction is necessary to carry out provisions of this title.