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UNIFORM COMMERCIAL CODE (UCC) Definition
UNIFORM COMMERCIAL CODE (UCC) is a collection of modernized, codified, and standardized laws that apply to all commercial transactions with the exception of real property. Developed under the direction of the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws, the American Law Institute, and the American Bar Association (ABA), it first became U.S. law in 1972. Since that time, it has undergone a process of constant revision.
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MATERIAL is information important enough to change an investor's decision. Insignificant information has no effect on decisions, so there is no need to report it.
DIVIDEND RECEIVED DEDUCTION is the reduction of dividend income from the taxable income of the investing corporation, as provided in section 301 of the Internal Revenue Code. Currently, 70% of dividends received from nonaffiliated corporations may be excluded from taxable income.