Definitions for "Internal Revenue Code"
All federal tax laws. Originally written in 1939, and thoroughly revised in 1954.
All federal tax laws that define tax liabilities for taxpayers.
In the Periodic Payment Settlement Act of 1982, Congress adopted specific tax rules to encourage the use of structured settlements to resolve physical injury cases. Section 104(a)(2) of the Internal Revenue Code clarifies that the full amount of the structured settlement payments is tax-free to the victim.