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Thus, when its purpose has been served, the SPV is redundant and inevitably becomes dormant.
The dormant SPV still attracts audit and CIPC costs, among others, and Holdco will look to deregister the SPV in order to streamline Hold Co's group structure and minimise unnecessary costs.
Capital assets The distribution of capital assets by the SPV to its shareholders will also qualify as a "liquidation distribution" and therefore will not have any capital gains tax consequences, provided the requirements of section 47 of the Act are met.
Similarly the distribution of a capital asset will be a dividendwhere the beneficial owner is part of the same group of companies, hence exempt from dividends tax.
You should receive a Form 1099-DIV or other statement from the corporation showing you what part of the distribution is a return of capital.
On Form 1099-DIV, a nontaxable return of capital will be shown in box 3.
Whether you report it as a long-term or short-term capital gain depends on how long you have held the stock. You must report as a long-term capital gain any return of capital you receive on this stock in later years.
You may receive a return of capital or a tax-free distribution of more shares of stock or stock rights.
These distributions are not treated the same as ordinary dividends or capital gain distributions.
In order to ensure accurate tax treatment, it is imperative that the source of the distribution, whether distributable reserves or contributed tax capital, is recorded in the shareholder's resolution.
Loan account assets Where the asset being distributed to the shareholder is a debit loan account, that distribution will constitute a disposal for capital gains tax purposes.