There shall be allowed as a deduction for the taxable year an amount equal to the amount-
In the case of a contribution described in subsection (a) which relates to any specified period of time which includes more than one taxable year, the amount properly allocable to any taxable year in such period shall be determined by prorating such amounts to such taxable years under regulations prescribed by the Secretary.
No deduction shall be allowed under subsection (a) with respect to any contribution described in subsection (a) which does not relate to any specified period of time.
26 U.S.C. § 194A
REFERENCES IN TEXTSection 4223(h) of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, referred to in subsec. (a), is classified to sectionof Title 29, Labor.
STATUTORY NOTES AND RELATED SUBSIDIARIES
EFFECTIVE DATE OF 1983 AMENDMENT Pub. L. 97-448, title III, §311(c)(2), Jan. 12, 1983, 96 Stat. 2411, provided that: "The amendments made by subsection (b) of section 305 [redesignating sectionof this title, relating to contributions to employer liability trusts, as this section] shall take effect on October 14, 1980."
EFFECTIVE DATEPub. L. 96-364, title II, §210, Sept. 26, 1980, 94 Stat. 1291, provided that:"(a) Except as otherwise provided in this section, the amendments made by this title [amending sections, , to , , and of this title] shall take effect on the date of the enactment of this Act [Sept. 26, 1980]."(b) Subpart C of part I of subchapter D of chapter 1 of such Code (as added by this Act) [sections 418 to of this title] shall take effect, with respect to each plan, on the first day of the first plan year beginning on or after the earlier of- "(1) the date on which the last collective-bargaining agreement providing for employer contributions under the plan, which was in effect on the date of the enactment of this Act [Sept. 26, 1980], expires, without regard to extensions agreed to after such date of enactment, or"(2) 3 years after the date of the enactment of this Act [Sept. 26, 1980]. "(c) The amendments made by section 209 [enacting this section and amending sections and of this title] shall apply to taxable years ending after the date of the enactment of this Act [Sept. 26, 1980]."
- The term "Secretary" means the Secretary of the Treasury or his delegate.
- 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.