Affected Shareholders Law and Legal Definition

According to 26 USCS § 1377 [Title 26. Internal Revenue Code; Subtitle A. Income Taxes; Chapter 1. Normal Taxes and Surtaxes; Subchapter S. TAX Treatment of S Corporations and their Shareholders; Part IV. Definitions; Miscellaneous], the term affected shareholders means the shareholder whose interest is terminated and all shareholders to whom such shareholder has transferred shares during the taxable year. If such shareholder has transferred shares to the corporation, the term 'affected shareholders' shall include all persons who are shareholders during the taxable year.