domestic corporation


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Domestic corporation

A corporation that is conducting business and is based in the country in which it is established, as opposed to a foreign corporation.

Domestic Corporation

A corporation that operates in the country in which it was organized and is based. Like all corporations, it must abide by domestic regulations and business practices. Many corporations operate in multiple countries, and are considered domestic corporations only in the home country. See also: Foreign corporation, International corporation.

domestic corporation

A firm incorporated under the laws of the country or state in which it does business. For example, a firm incorporated in the United States is considered a domestic corporation in the U.S. but a foreign corporation elsewhere. Compare foreign corporation.
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Finally, the new FDII regime may, in fact, make it more desirable for domestic corporations to earn income from foreign sales and services directly, rather than through foreign subsidiaries.
(3) Sections 7701(a)(4) and (5) of the Internal Revenue Code define a domestic corporation as one created or organized in the United States or under the laws of the United States or any State.
In explaining this new provision, Congress said that losses incurred by a "clearly identifiable unit of a trade or business" of a domestic corporation should, pursuant to regulations issued by IRS, be subject to the DCL limitation.
However, the CTA En Banc ruled against the domestic corporation and held that the BIR and BOI have their respective mandates.
301.7701-2(c), adding a special rule that treats any domestic disregarded entity that is wholly owned (directly or indirectly) by one foreign person as a domestic corporation separate from its owner for purposes of reporting and record maintenance under Sec.
There are three disadvantages to owning real estate through a domestic corporation:
An officer or employee of a domestic corporation whose equity securities are listed on a national securities exchange or which has assets exceeding $10 million and 500 or more shareholders of record, is not required to report having signature or other authority over a foreign account if the person has no personal financial interest in the account, and the officer or employee has been advised in writing by the chief financial officer of the corporation that the corporation has filed a current report that includes the foreign account.
Of critical importance, according to Justice Breyer, was that Alabama law defined a domestic corporation's tax base as including only one item--the par value of capital stock--which a domestic company could set at whatever level it chose.
6038A requires a domestic corporation that is 25% foreign-owned to annually file Form 5472, Information Return of a 25% Foreign-Owned U.S.
Reflecting the view that the application of the combination rule should not be restricted to foreign branch separate units, the proposed regulations would combine all separate units directly or indirectly owned by a single domestic corporation. The losses of each separate unit, however, must be made available to offset the income of the other separate units under the tax laws of a single foreign country.
Section 1503(d) of the Internal Revenue Code provides that, except to the extent provided in regulations, the dual consolidated loss of a domestic corporation cannot be used to offset the income of a domestic affiliate in the year of the loss or any other taxable year.