United States Code

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§ 1324.
Refund of internal revenue collections
(a)
Necessary amounts are appropriated to the Secretary of the Treasury for refunding internal revenue collections as provided by law, including payment of—
(1)
claims for prior fiscal years; and
(2)
accounts arising under—
(A)
“Allowance or drawback (Internal Revenue)”;
(B)
“Redemption of stamps (Internal Revenue)”;
(C)
“Refunding legacy taxes, Act of March 30, 1928”;
(D)
“Repayment of taxes on distilled spirits destroyed by casualty”; and
(E)
“Refunds and payments of processing and related taxes”.
(b)
Disbursements may be made from the appropriation made by this section only for—
(1)
refunds to the limit of liability of an individual tax account; and
(2)
refunds due from credit provisions of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (26 U.S.C. 1 et seq.) enacted before January 1, 1978, or enacted by the Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997, or from section 21, 24, 25A, 35, 36, 36A,1
1
 See References in Text note below.
36B, 168(k)(4)(F), 53(e),1 54B(h),1 3131, 3132, 3134, 6428, 6428A, 6428B, 6431,1 or 7527A of such Code, or due under section 3081(b)(2) of the Housing Assistance Tax Act of 2008.
(Pub. L. 97–258, Sept. 13, 1982, 96 Stat. 923; Pub. L. 99–514, § 2, Oct. 22, 1986, 100 Stat. 2095; Pub. L. 105–34, title I, § 101(d)(1), Aug. 5, 1997, 111 Stat. 799; Pub. L. 107–210, div. A, title II, § 201(c)(1), Aug. 6, 2002, 116 Stat. 960; Pub. L. 109–432, div. A, title IV, § 402(b)(2), Dec. 20, 2006, 120 Stat. 2954; Pub. L. 110–185, title I, § 101(f)(1), Feb. 13, 2008, 122 Stat. 617; Pub. L. 110–234, title XV, § 15316(c)(6), May 22, 2008, 122 Stat. 1511; Pub. L. 110–246, § 4(a), title XV, § 15316(c)(6), June 18, 2008, 122 Stat. 1664, 2273; Pub. L. 110–289, div. C, title I, § 3011(b)(3), title III, § 3081(c), July 30, 2008, 122 Stat. 2891, 2906; Pub. L. 111–5, div. B, title I, §§ 1001(e)(2), 1004(b)(8), 1531(c)(1), Feb. 17, 2009, 123 Stat. 312, 314, 360; Pub. L. 111–148, title I, § 1401(d)(1), title X, § 10909(b)(2)(P), (c), Mar. 23, 2010, 124 Stat. 220, 1023; Pub. L. 111–312, title I, § 101(b)(1), Dec. 17, 2010, 124 Stat. 3298; Pub. L. 113–295, div. A, title II, § 221(a)(112)(D), Dec. 19, 2014, 128 Stat. 4054; Pub. L. 116–136, div. A, title II, § 2201(g)(1), Mar. 27, 2020, 134 Stat. 339; Pub. L. 116–260, div. N, title II, § 272(g)(1), Dec. 27, 2020, 134 Stat. 1976; Pub. L. 117–2, title IX, §§ 9601(c)(3)(A), 9611(b)(4)(C), 9631(c)(2), 9641(b), 9651(b), Mar. 11, 2021, 135 Stat. 143, 150, 160, 171, 182; Pub. L. 117–328, div. T, title I, § 103(d), Dec. 29, 2022, 136 Stat. 5285.)
cite as: 31 USC 1324