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Form 8621-A, Return by a Shareholder Making Certain Late Elections to End Treatment as a Passive Foreign Investment Company

A U.S. person that is a direct or indirect shareholder of a former Passive Foreign Investment Company (PFIC) or a Section 1297(e) PFIC is treated for tax purposes as holding stock in a PFIC and therefore continues to be subject to taxation under section 1291 unless the shareholder makes a purging election under section 1298(b)(1).


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