Domestication of foreign corporation ruled a tax-free reorganization

In PLR 201126023 the IRS has ruled that (1) the domestication of a foreign corporation would be considered a reorganization under Code Sec. 368(a)(1)(F); (2) such domesticated company could elect to be considered an S corporation on the date it became domesticated; and (2) the trusts that wholly-own the domesticated corporation were eligible to elect to be treated as electing small business trusts (ESBTs).

Source: International Tax Updates on Checkpoint Newsstand

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