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Determining the Amount of Taxes Paid for Purposes of the Foreign Tax Credit

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Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury.


Correction to final and temporary regulations.


This document contains a correction to final and temporary regulations (TD 9536) that were Start Printed Page 53819published in the Federal Register on Monday, July 18, 2011, providing guidance relating to the determination of the amount of taxes paid for purposes of the foreign tax credit. These regulations address certain highly structured arrangements that produce inappropriate foreign tax credit results. The regulations affect individuals and corporations that claim direct and indirect foreign tax credits.


This correction is effective August 30, 2011, and is applicable beginning July 18, 2011.

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Jeffrey Cowan, (202) 622-3850 (not a toll-free number).

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The temporary and final regulation (TD 9536) that is the subject of this correction is under section 901 of the Internal Revenue Code.

Need for Correction

As published July 18, 2011 (76 FR 42036), TD 9536 contains an error that may prove to be misleading and is in need of clarification.

Correction of Publication

Accordingly, the publication of the final and temporary regulations (TD 9536), that were the subject of FR Doc. 2011-17916, is corrected as follows:

On page 42037, column 2, in the preamble under the caption “Explanation of Provision”, first paragraph, tenth line from the bottom, the language, “2(e)(5)(iv)(B)(1)(iii) that a foreign” is corrected to read “2T(e)(5)(iv)(B)(1)(iii) that a foreign”.

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Treena V. Garrett,

Federal Register Liaison, Publications and Regulations Branch, Legal Processing Division, Associate Chief Counsel, (Procedure and Administration).

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[FR Doc. 2011-22066 Filed 8-29-11; 8:45 am]