2015 US Code
Title 26 - Internal Revenue Code (Sections 1 - 9834)
Subtitle A - Income Taxes (Sections 1 - 1564)
Chapter 1 - Normal Taxes and Surtaxes (Sections 1 - 1400U-3)
Subchapter B - Computation of Taxable Income (Sections 61 - 291)
Part III - Items Specifically Excluded From Gross Income (Sections 101 - 140)
Sec. 123 - Amounts received under insurance contracts for certain living expenses

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Publication TitleUnited States Code, 2012 Edition, Supplement 3, Title 26 - INTERNAL REVENUE CODE
CategoryBills and Statutes
CollectionUnited States Code
SuDoc Class NumberY 1.2/5:
Contained WithinTitle 26 - INTERNAL REVENUE CODE
Subtitle A - Income Taxes
CHAPTER 1 - NORMAL TAXES AND SURTAXES
Subchapter B - Computation of Taxable Income
PART III - ITEMS SPECIFICALLY EXCLUDED FROM GROSS INCOME
Sec. 123 - Amounts received under insurance contracts for certain living expenses
Containssection 123
Date2015
Laws In Effect As Of DateJanuary 3, 2016
Positive LawNo
Dispositionstandard
Source CreditAdded Pub. L. 91-172, title IX, §901(a), Dec. 30, 1969, 83 Stat. 709.
Statutes at Large References83 Stat. 709
Public and Private LawsPublic Law 91-172

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26 U.S.C. § 123 (2015)
§123. Amounts received under insurance contracts for certain living expenses(a) General rule

In the case of an individual whose principal residence is damaged or destroyed by fire, storm, or other casualty, or who is denied access to his principal residence by governmental authorities because of the occurrence or threat of occurrence of such a casualty, gross income does not include amounts received by such individual under an insurance contract which are paid to compensate or reimburse such individual for living expenses incurred for himself and members of his household resulting from the loss of use or occupancy of such residence.

(b) Limitation

Subsection (a) shall apply to amounts received by the taxpayer for living expenses incurred during any period only to the extent the amounts received do not exceed the amount by which—

(1) the actual living expenses incurred during such period for himself and members of his household resulting from the loss of use or occupancy of their residence, exceed

(2) the normal living expenses which would have been incurred for himself and members of his household during such period.

(Added Pub. L. 91–172, title IX, §901(a), Dec. 30, 1969, 83 Stat. 709.)

PRIOR PROVISIONS

A prior section 123 was renumbered section 140 of this title.

EFFECTIVE DATE

Pub. L. 91–172, title IX, §901(c), Dec. 30, 1969, 83 Stat. 709, provided that: "The amendments made by this section [enacting this section] shall apply with respect to amounts received on or after January 1, 1969."

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