Companies Gifting Shareholders Ahead of Tax-Law Change

Posted By on November 27, 2012

Be careful when selling (missing dividend) or holding stocks (fiscal cliff) — they could potentially payout a one-time dividend in 2012 before the expected tax changes in 2013 or they could suffer share price losses if congress and President Obama fail to come together. 

Fearing a tripling of dividend tax rates next year, some companies are racing the clock to pay out billions to shareholders in one-time special dividends.

Full Story:
http://www.cnbc.com/id/49982523

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