74 S T A T. ]
PUBLIC LAW 8 6 - 7 8 0 - S E P T. 14, 1960
"(3) LIMITATION.—No information shall be required to be furnished under this subsection with respect to any foreign corporation or foreign subsidiary for any annual accounting period unless such information was required to be furnished under regulations in effect on the first day of such annual accounting period. " (b) EFFECT OF FAILURE TO F U R N I S H INFORMATION.—If a domestic
corporation fails to furnish, within the time prescribed under paragraph (2) of subsection (a), any information with respect to any foreign corporation or foreign subsidiary required under paragraph (1) of subsection (a), then, in applying section 902 (relating to foreign tax credit for corporate stockholder m foreign corporation) to such domestic corporation (or to any person who acquires from any person any portion of the interest of such domestic corporation in any such foreign corporation or foreign subsidiary, but only to the extent of such portion) for any taxable year, the amount of taxes paid or deemed paid iDy each foreign corporation and foreign subsidiary with respect to which the domestic corporation is required to furnish information during the annual accounting period or periods with respect to which such information is required under such paragraph (2) of subsection (a) shall be reduced by 10 percent. If such failure continues 90 days or more after notice by the Secretary or his delegate to the domestic corporation, then the amount of the reduction under this subsection shall be 10 percent plus an additional 5 percent for each 3-month period, or fraction thereof, during which such failure to furnish information continues after the expiration of such 90-day period. No taxes shall be reduced under this subsection more than once for the same failure. For purposes of this subsection^ the time prescribed under paragraph (2) of subsection (a) to furnish information (and the beginning of the 90-day period after notice by the Secretary) shall be treated as being not earlier than the last day on which (as shown to the satisfaction of the Secretary or his delegate) reasonable cause existed for failure to furnish such information. "(c) CONTROL, E T C. — For purposes of this section— "(1) If at any time during its taxable year a domestic corporation owns more than 50 percent of the voting stock of a foreign corporation, it shall be deemed to be in control of such foreign corporation. "(2) If at any time during its annual accounting period a foreign corporation owns more than 50 percent of the voting stock of another foreign corporation, such other corporation shall be considered a foreign subsidiary of the corporation owning such stock. " (d) ANNUAL ACCOUNTING PERIOD.—For purposes of this section, the annual accounting period of a foreign corporation or of a foreign subsidiary is the annual period on the basis of which such foreign corl)oration or such foreign subsidiary regularly computes its income in keeping its books. " (e) CROSS REFERENCE.—
"For provisions relating to penalties for violations of this section, see section 7203." (b)(1) The table of sections for such subpart is amended by striking out the last item and inserting in lieu thereof the following: "Sec. 6038. Information with respect to certain foreign corporations. "Sec. 6039. Cross references."
68A Stat. 286.