ILN Today Post
August 28, 2013
Competition Law 2013 seminar takes place on 19-20 September 2013 in Helsinki. In the annual seminar, arranged by Talentum, current competition law topics are discussed by experts.
The seminar on 19 September 2013 is chaired by Peltonen LMR Partner Ilkka Leppihalme.
The seminar programme in Finnish
The seminar is in Finnish. More…
August 27, 2013
Although dividend rates increased for some taxpayers, these rates are still significantly lower than the tax rates on ordinary income. Therefore, any U.S. business that exports its products should review the potentially significant tax savings available through an “Interest Charge-Domestic International Sales Corporation”, referred to as an “IC-DISC”.
IC-DISCs have received much attention over the last several years, proving to be a very low cost technique to realize significant tax savings, all in a way that is specifically approved by the IRS. While some businesses have resisted implementing an IC-DISC due to concerns that dividend rates would be increased significantly, these concerns have mostly disappeared with the recent tax legislation that set dividend rates at 15 percent to 20 percent for the foreseeable future.