Date of Download: Sep 14, 2001

USCA (United States Code Annotated)

26 USCA S 61

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26 U.S.C.A. 61 I.R.C. 61

UNITED STATES CODE ANNOTATED

TITLE 26. INTERNAL REVENUE CODE

SUBTITLE A--INCOME TAXES

CHAPTER 1--NORMAL TAXES AND SURTAXES

SUBCHAPTER B--COMPUTATION OF TAXABLE INCOME

PART I--DEFINITION OF GROSS INCOME, ADJUSTED GROSS INCOME, TAXABLE INCOME,

ETC.

Copr. West Group 2001. No claim to Orig. U.S. Govt. Works.

Current through P.L. 107-11, approved 5-28-01

61. Gross income defined

(a) General definition.--Except as otherwise provided in this subtitle, gross income means all income from whatever source derived, including (but not limited to) the following items:

(1) Compensation for services, including fees, commissions, fringe benefits, and similar items;

(2) Gross income derived from business;

(3) Gains derived from dealings in property;

(4) Interest;

(5) Rents;

(6) Royalties;

(7) Dividends;

(8) Alimony and separate maintenance payments;

(9) Annuities;

(10) Income from life insurance and endowment contracts;

(11) Pensions;

(12) Income from discharge of indebtedness;

(13) Distributive share of partnership gross income;

(14) Income in respect of a decedent; and

(15) Income from an interest in an estate or trust.

(b) Cross references.--

For items specifically included in gross income, see part II (sec. 71 and following). For items specifically excluded from gross income, see part III (sec. 101 and following).

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(Aug. 16, 1954, c. 736, 68A Stat. 17; July 18, 1984, Pub.L. 98-369, Title V, 531(c), 98 Stat. 884.)

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