2012 US Code
Title 26 - Internal Revenue Code
Subtitle C - Employment Taxes (§§ 3101 - 3510)
Chapter 24 - COLLECTION OF INCOME TAX AT SOURCE ON WAGES (§§ 3401 - 3456)
Section 3403 - Liability for tax

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Publication TitleUnited States Code, 2012 Edition, Title 26 - INTERNAL REVENUE CODE
CategoryBills and Statutes
CollectionUnited States Code
SuDoc Class NumberY 1.2/5:
Contained WithinTitle 26 - INTERNAL REVENUE CODE
Subtitle C - Employment Taxes
CHAPTER 24 - COLLECTION OF INCOME TAX AT SOURCE ON WAGES
Sec. 3403 - Liability for tax
Containssection 3403
Date2012
Laws in Effect as of DateJanuary 15, 2013
Positive LawNo
Dispositionstandard
Source CreditAug. 16, 1954, ch. 736, 68A Stat. 469; Pub. L. 97-248, title III, §§307(a)(2), 308(a), Sept. 3, 1982, 96 Stat. 589, 591; Pub. L. 98-67, title I, §102(a), Aug. 5, 1983, 97 Stat. 369.
Statutes at Large References96 Stat. 589
97 Stat. 369
Public Law ReferencesPublic Law 97-248, Public Law 98-67

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COLLECTION OF INCOME TAX AT SOURCE ON WAGES - 26 U.S.C. § 3403 (2012)
§3403. Liability for tax

The employer shall be liable for the payment of the tax required to be deducted and withheld under this chapter, and shall not be liable to any person for the amount of any such payment.

(Aug. 16, 1954, ch. 736, 68A Stat. 469; Pub. L. 97–248, title III, §§307(a)(2), 308(a), Sept. 3, 1982, 96 Stat. 589, 591; Pub. L. 98–67, title I, §102(a), Aug. 5, 1983, 97 Stat. 369.)

Amendments

1983—Pub. L. 98–67 repealed amendments made by Pub. L. 97–248. See 1982 Amendment note below.

1982—Pub. L. 97–248 provided that, applicable to payments of interest, dividends, and patronage dividends paid or credited after June 30, 1983, this section is amended by striking out “this chapter” and inserting in lieu thereof “this subchapter”. Section 102(a), (b) of Pub. L. 98–67, title I, Aug. 5, 1983, 97 Stat. 369, repealed subtitle A (§§301–308) of title III of Pub. L. 97–248 as of the close of June 30, 1983, and provided that the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 [now 1986] [this title] shall be applied and administered (subject to certain exceptions) as if such subtitle A (and the amendments made by such subtitle A) had not been enacted.

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