This Note will attempt to set forth and analyze the present state of the law concerning dividend waivers.After determining that this law gives taxpayers few standards for determining the proper tax characterization of a dividend waiver, the Note concludes that analogous areas of tax law must be examined for guidance. Finally, the Note identifies and discusses several analogies that might be helpful to a taxpayer faced with a dividend waiver problem.
Cornelia H. Boozman,
Income and Gift Tax Treatment of a Waiver of Rights to Future, Undeclared Dividends by a Corporate Shareholder,
32 Vanderbilt Law Review
Available at: https://scholarship.law.vanderbilt.edu/vlr/vol32/iss4/2