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 VI - Itemized Deductions for Individuals and Corporations (Sections 161 - 199)
Sec. 161 - Allowance of deductions

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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 VI - ITEMIZED DEDUCTIONS FOR INDIVIDUALS AND CORPORATIONS
Sec. 161 - Allowance of deductions
Containssection 161
Date2015
Laws In Effect As Of DateJanuary 3, 2016
Positive LawNo
Dispositionstandard
Source CreditAug. 16, 1954, ch. 736, 68A Stat. 45; Pub. L. 95-30, title I, §102(b)(1), May 23, 1977, 91 Stat. 137.
Statutes at Large Reference91 Stat. 137
Public and Private LawPublic Law 95-30

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26 U.S.C. § 161 (2015)
§161. Allowance of deductions

In computing taxable income under section 63, there shall be allowed as deductions the items specified in this part, subject to the exceptions provided in part IX (sec. 261 and following, relating to items not deductible).

(Aug. 16, 1954, ch. 736, 68A Stat. 45; Pub. L. 95–30, title I, §102(b)(1), May 23, 1977, 91 Stat. 137.)

AMENDMENTS

1977—Pub. L. 95–30 substituted "section 63" for "section 63(a)".

EFFECTIVE DATE OF 1977 AMENDMENT

Amendment by Pub. L. 95–30 applicable to taxable years beginning after Dec. 31, 1976, see section 106(a) of Pub. L. 95–30, set out as a note under section 1 of this title.

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