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Sec. 45N. Mine Rescue Team Training Credit

I.R.C. § 45N(a) Amount Of Credit
For purposes of section 38, the mine rescue team training credit determined under this section with respect to each qualified mine rescue team employee of an eligible employer for any taxable year is an amount equal to the lesser of—
I.R.C. § 45N(a)(1)
20 percent of the amount paid or incurred by the taxpayer during the taxable year with respect to the training program costs of such qualified mine rescue team employee (including wages of such employee while attending such program), or
I.R.C. § 45N(a)(2)
$10,000.
I.R.C. § 45N(b) Qualified Mine Rescue Team Employee
For purposes of this section, the term “qualified mine rescue team employee” means with respect to any taxable year any full-time employee of the taxpayer who is—
I.R.C. § 45N(b)(1)
a miner eligible for more than 6 months of such taxable year to serve as a mine rescue team member as a result of completing, at a minimum, an initial 20-hour course of instruction as prescribed by the Mine Safety and Health Administration's Office of Educational Policy and Development, or
I.R.C. § 45N(b)(2)
a miner eligible for more than 6 months of such taxable year to serve as a mine rescue team member by virtue of receiving at least 40 hours of refresher training in such instruction.
I.R.C. § 45N(c) Eligible Employer
For purposes of this section, the term “eligible employer" means any taxpayer which employs individuals as miners in underground mines in the United States.
I.R.C. § 45N(d) Wages
For purposes of this section, the term “wages” has the meaning given to such term by subsection (b) of section 3306 (determined without regard to any dollar limitation contained in such section).
I.R.C. § 45N(e) Termination
This section shall not apply to taxable years beginning after December 31, 2021.
(Added by Pub. L. 109-432, div. A, title IV, Sec. 405(a), Dec. 20, 2006, 120 Stat. 2922; and amended by Pub. L. 110-343, Div. C, title III, Sec. 310, Oct. 3, 2008, 122 Stat. 3765; Pub. L. 111-312, Sec. 735, Dec. 17, 2010, 124 Stat. 3296; Pub. L. 112-240, title III, Sec. 307, Jan. 2, 2013, 126 Stat. 2313; Pub. L. 113-295, Div. A, title I, Sec. 117(a), Dec. 19, 2014, 128 Stat. 4010; Pub. L. 114-113, Div. Q, title I, Sec. 163(a); Pub. L. 115-123, Div. D, title I, Sec. 40303(a), Feb. 9, 2018, 132 Stat. 64; Pub. L. 116-94, Div. Q, title I, Sec. 113(a), Dec. 20, 2019; Pub. L. 116-260, Div. EE, title I, Sec. 136(a), Dec. 27, 2020, 134 Stat. 1182.)
BACKGROUND NOTES
AMENDMENTS
2020 -- Subsec. (e). Pub. L. 116-260, Div. EE, Sec. 136(a), amended subsec. (e) by substituting “December 31, 2021” for “December 31, 2020”.
2019 -- Subsec. (e). Pub. L. 116-94, Sec. 113(a), amended subsec. (e) by substituting “December 31, 2020” for “December 31, 2017”.
2018 - Subsec. (e). Pub. L. 115-123, Sec. 40303(a), amended Subsec. (e) by substituting “December 31, 2017” for “December 31, 2016”.
2015 - Subsec. (e). Pub. L. 114-113, Div. Q, Sec. 163(a), amended subsec. (e) by substituting “December 31, 2016” for “December 31, 2014”.
2014 - Subsec. (e). Pub. L. 113-295, Div. A, Sec. 117(a), amended subsec. (e) by substituting “December 31, 2014” for “December 31, 2013”.
2013 - Subsec. (e). Pub. L. 112-240, Sec. 307(a), amended subsec. (e) by substituting “December 31, 2013” for “December 31, 2011”.
2010 - Subsec. (e). Pub. L. 111-312, Sec. 735(a), amended subsec. (e) by substituting “December 31, 2011” for “December 31, 2009”.
2008 - Subsec. (e). Pub. L. 110-343, Div. C, Sec. 310, amended subsec. (e) by substituting “December 31, 2009” for “December 31, 2008”.
EFFECTIVE DATE OF 2020 AMENDMENT
Amendment by Pub. L. 116-260, Div. EE, Sec. 136(a), effective for taxable years beginning after December 31, 2020.
EFFECTIVE DATE OF 2019 AMENDMENT
Amendment by Pub. L. 116-94, Sec. 113(a), effective for taxable years beginning after December 31, 2017.
EFFECTIVE DATE OF 2018 AMENDMENTS
Amendment by Pub. L. 115-123, Sec. 40303(a), effective for taxable years beginning after December 31, 2016.
EFFECTIVE DATE OF 2015 AMENDMENT
Amendment by Pub. L. 114-113, Div. Q, Sec. 163(a), effective for taxable years beginning after December 31, 2014.
EFFECTIVE DATE OF 2014 AMENDMENT
Amendment by Pub. L. 113-295, Div. A, Sec. 117(a), effective for taxable years beginning after December 31, 2013.
EFFECTIVE DATE OF 2013 AMENDMENT
Amendment by Sec. 407 of Pub. L. 112-240 effective for taxable years beginning after December 31, 2011.
EFFECTIVE DATE OF 2010 AMENDMENT
Amendment by Sec. 735 of Pub. L. 111-312 effective for taxable years beginning after December 31, 2009.
EFFECTIVE DATE OF 2008 AMENDMENTS
Amendments by Div. C, Sec. 310 of Pub. L. 110-343 effective on the date of the enactment of this Act [Enacted: Oct. 3, 2008].
EFFECTIVE DATE
Effective for taxable years beginning after December 31, 2005.