2018 US Code
Title 26 - Internal Revenue Code
Subtitle A - Income Taxes
Chapter 1 - Normal Taxes and Surtaxes
Subchapter O - Gain or Loss on Disposition of Property
Part IV - Special Rules
Sec. 1058 - Transfers of securities under certain agreements

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Citation 26 U.S.C. § 1058 (2018)
Section Name §1058. Transfers of securities under certain agreements
Section Text (a) General rule

In the case of a taxpayer who transfers securities (as defined in section 1236(c)) pursuant to an agreement which meets the requirements of subsection (b), no gain or loss shall be recognized on the exchange of such securities by the taxpayer for an obligation under such agreement, or on the exchange of rights under such agreement by that taxpayer for securities identical to the securities transferred by that taxpayer.

(b) Agreement requirements

In order to meet the requirements of this subsection, an agreement shall—

(1) provide for the return to the transferor of securities identical to the securities transferred;

(2) require that payments shall be made to the transferor of amounts equivalent to all interest, dividends, and other distributions which the owner of the securities is entitled to receive during the period beginning with the transfer of the securities by the transferor and ending with the transfer of identical securities back to the transferor;

(3) not reduce the risk of loss or opportunity for gain of the transferor of the securities in the securities transferred; and

(4) meet such other requirements as the Secretary may by regulation prescribe.

(c) Basis

Property acquired by a taxpayer described in subsection (a), in a transaction described in that subsection, shall have the same basis as the property transferred by that taxpayer.

Source Credit

(Added Pub. L. 95–345, §2(d)(1), Aug. 15, 1978, 92 Stat. 482.)


A prior section 1058 was renumbered section 1062 of this title.


Section applicable with respect to amounts received after Dec. 31, 1976, as payments with respect to securities loans (as defined in section 512(a)(5) of this title), and transfers of securities, under agreements described in this section, occurring after such date, see section 2(e) of Pub. L. 95–345, set out as an Effective Date of 1978 Amendment note under section 509 of this title.

Publication Title United States Code, 2018 Edition, 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 O - Gain or Loss on Disposition of Property
Sec. 1058 - Transfers of securities under certain agreements
Contains section 1058
Date 2018
Laws In Effect As Of Date January 14, 2019
Positive Law No
Disposition standard
Statutes at Large References 92 Stat. 482
Public Law References Public Law 95-345
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