Information For U.S. Taxpayers
LyondellBasell has reported dividends paid by the company since 2013 as taxable dividends to the US Internal Revenue Service. LyondellBasell expects that its dividends will continue to be taxable dividend distributions for purposes of the US tax law.
Tax Years 2011 and 2012
IRS Form 8937 is used by issuers of specified securities to report organizational actions that affect the basis of the securities involved in the organizational action. Linked below are copies of our Form 8937 addressing the company’s reporting of the U.S. tax treatment of the distributions of LBI NV.
We urge shareholders to consult with his or her own tax advisor to determine the tax consequences of the distributions, including any state, local or foreign tax considerations.
For more information see: 2012 IRS Form 8937 notification and disclosure.