26 U.S.C. § 280E

Current through P.L. 117-338 (published on www.congress.gov on 01/05/2022), except for [P. L. 117-263 and 117-328]
Section 280E - Expenditures in connection with the illegal sale of drugs

No deduction or credit shall be allowed for any amount paid or incurred during the taxable year in carrying on any trade or business if such trade or business (or the activities which comprise such trade or business) consists of trafficking in controlled substances (within the meaning of schedule I and II of the Controlled Substances Act) which is prohibited by Federal law or the law of any State in which such trade or business is conducted.

26 U.S.C. § 280E

Added Pub. L. 97-248, title III, §351(a), Sept. 3, 1982, 96 Stat. 640.


REFERENCES IN TEXTThe Controlled Substances Act, referred to in text, is title II of Pub. L. 91-513, Oct. 27, 1970, 84 Stat. 1242, which is classified principally to subchapter I (§801 et seq.) of chapter 13 of Title 21, Food and Drugs. Schedules I and II are set out in section 812 of Title 21. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 801 of Title 21 and Tables.


EFFECTIVE DATEPub. L. 97-248, title III, §351(c), Sept. 3, 1982, 96 Stat. 640, provided that: "The amendments made by this section [enacting this section] shall apply to amounts paid or incurred after the date of the enactment of this Act [Sept. 3, 1982] in taxable years ending after such date."

The term "State" shall be construed to include the District of Columbia, where such construction is necessary to carry out provisions of this title.
taxable year
The term "taxable year" means the calendar year, or the fiscal year ending during such calendar year, upon the basis of which the taxable income is computed under subtitle A. "Taxable year" means, in the case of a return made for a fractional part of a year under the provisions of subtitle A or under regulations prescribed by the Secretary, the period for which such return is made.
trade or business
The term "trade or business" includes the performance of the functions of a public office.