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Brown-Forman Declares $4 Special Dividend Ahead of Cliff Deadline
FoxBusiness.com ^ | 11/27/2012 | Jennifer Booten

Posted on 11/27/2012 9:02:35 AM PST by mykroar

Two weeks after raising its regular quarterly dividend, Brown-Forman (BFB n.a.) declared a special cash dividend of $4.00 a share on Tuesday as it looks to return money to shareholders ahead of the fiscal cliff deadline that could significantly raise dividend taxes.

The maker of alcoholic beverages like Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Whiskey, Southern Comfort, Korbel and Woodford Reserve said the special dividend will be paid on Dec. 27 to shareholders of record on Dec. 12.

A slew of companies, including Wal-Mart (WMT), have been moving up the date of their dividend to save shareholders a bundle of money on taxes if the U.S. falls over the cliff at the end of this year.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: cliff; fiscal; jack; whiskey
Coming fast and furious now.
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