Deferral of Cancellation of Debt Income
Post Date: 1/13/10
Last Updated: 1/13/10
Under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, an eligible business that repurchases itâ€™s debt in 2009 and 2010 can elect to recognize cancellation of debt income ratably over a five-taxable-year inclusion period, beginning with the taxpayerâ€™s fourth or fifth taxable year after the year the debt is repurchased [IRC Â§108(i)]. The IRS recently came out with guidance on what kinds of businesses and what types of debt qualify for cancellation of debt income deferral.
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