2017 US Code
Title 26 - Internal Revenue Code
Subtitle A - Income Taxes
Chapter 1 - Normal Taxes and Surtaxes
Subchapter H - Banking Institutions
Part I - Rules of General Application to Banking Institutions
Sec. 581 - Definition of bank

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Citation 26 U.S.C. § 581 (2017)
Section Name §581. Definition of bank
Section Text

For purposes of sections 582 and 584, the term "bank" means a bank or trust company incorporated and doing business under the laws of the United States (including laws relating to the District of Columbia) or of any State, a substantial part of the business of which consists of receiving deposits and making loans and discounts, or of exercising fiduciary powers similar to those permitted to national banks under authority of the Comptroller of the Currency, and which is subject by law to supervision and examination by State or Federal authority having supervision over banking institutions. Such term also means a domestic building and loan association.

Source Credit

(Aug. 16, 1954, ch. 736, 68A Stat. 202; Pub. L. 87–722, §5, Sept. 28, 1962, 76 Stat. 670; Pub. L. 94–455, title XIX, §1901(c)(5), Oct. 4, 1976, 90 Stat. 1803.)

Editorial Notes AMENDMENTS

1976—Pub. L. 94–455 substituted "or of any State" for "of any State, or of any Territory" after "District of Columbia)" and struck out ", Territorial," after "examination by State".

1962—Pub. L. 87–722 substituted "authority of the Comptroller of the Currency" for "section 11(k) of the Federal Reserve Act (38 Stat. 262; 12 U.S.C. 248(k))".

Publication Title United States Code, 2012 Edition, Supplement 5, Title 26 - INTERNAL REVENUE CODE
Category Bills and Statutes
Collection United States Code
SuDoc Class Number Y 1.2/5:
Contained Within Title 26 - INTERNAL REVENUE CODE
Subtitle A - Income Taxes
Subchapter H - Banking Institutions
Sec. 581 - Definition of bank
Contains section 581
Date 2017
Laws In Effect As Of Date January 12, 2018
Positive Law No
Disposition standard
Statutes at Large References 38 Stat. 262
76 Stat. 670
90 Stat. 1803
Public Law References Public Law 87-722, Public Law 94-455
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