Section 2652: Other definitions
Internal Revenue Code
§2652. Other definitions
(1) In general
Except as provided in this subsection or section 2653(a), the term "transferor" means—
(B) in the case of any property subject to the tax imposed by
An individual shall be treated as transferring any property with respect to which such individual is the transferor.
(2) Gift-splitting by married couples
If, under section 2513, one-half of a gift is treated as made by an individual and one-half of such gift is treated as made by the spouse of such individual, such gift shall be so treated for purposes of this chapter.
(A) any trust with respect to which a deduction is allowed to the decedent under section 2056 by reason of subsection (b)(7) thereof, and
(B) any trust with respect to which a deduction to the donor spouse is allowed under section 2523 by reason of subsection (f) thereof,
the estate of the decedent or the donor spouse, as the case may be, may elect to treat all of the property in such trust for purposes of this chapter as if the election to be treated as qualified terminable interest property had not been made.
The term "trust" includes any arrangement (other than an estate) which, although not a trust, has substantially the same effect as a trust.
In the case of an arrangement which is not a trust but which is treated as a trust under this subsection, the term "trustee" shall mean the person in actual or constructive possession of the property subject to such arrangement.
Arrangements to which this subsection applies include arrangements involving life estates and remainders, estates for years, and insurance and annuity contracts.
(1) In general
A person has an interest in property held in trust if (at the time the determination is made) such person—
(B) is a permissible current recipient of income or corpus from the trust and is not described in section 2055(a), or
(2) Certain interests disregarded
For purposes of paragraph (1), an interest which is used primarily to postpone or avoid any tax imposed by this chapter shall be disregarded.
(3) Certain support obligations disregarded
The fact that income or corpus of the trust may be used to satisfy an obligation of support arising under State law shall be disregarded in determining whether a person has an interest in the trust, if—
(B) such use is pursuant to the provisions of any State law substantially equivalent to the Uniform Gifts to Minors Act.
For purposes of this chapter, the term "executor" has the meaning given such term by section 2203.
Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries
Effective Date of 1998 Amendment
Effective Date of 1997 Amendment
Effective Date of 1988 Amendment
Section applicable to generation-skipping transfers (within the meaning of