Tax haven affiliate

Definition:

A wholly owned entity in a low-tax jurisdiction that is used to channel funds to and from a multinational's foreign operations. The tax benefits of tax haven affiliates were largely removed in the US by the Tax Reform Act of 1986.

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Own foreign offices

U.S. reporting institutions' parent organizations, branches, and/or majority owned subsidiaries located outside the United States.

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