Determination for taxation purposes of acquisition cost of the shares of Qt Group Plc, established through partial demerger from Digia Plc
Qt Group Plc, Stock Exchange Release October 31, 2016 at 3 pm
The Finnish tax authorities have decided upon the determination for taxation purposes of the acquisition cost of shares of Digia Plc and Qt Group Plc, established through partial demerger from Digia Plc.
According to the tax authorities' decision, Digia Plc and Qt Group Plc ratio of the fair value of the shares deviates by more than 30 percentage points in the ratio of net assets transferred to companies. Tax Administration considers such deviation significant. must be maintained. Therefore, fair values of the shares pursuant to 52 c § 5 of the Act on Taxation of Business Income shall be used as a division ratio in calculation of the acquisition cost of the shares.
• based on the above, acquisition cost of Digia Plc's share shall be 48.14 per cent of Digia Plc's original acquisition cost before the partial demerger.
• based on the above, acquisition cost of Qt Group Plc's share shall be 51.86 per cent of Digia Plc's original acquisition cost before the partial demerger.
Further information (in Finnish) about the decision can be found at: http://www.vero.fi/fi-FI/Syventavat_veroohjeet/Verohallinnon_ohjeet/Digia_Oyjn_osittaisjakautumisessa_syntyn(41081)
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