|3.||On what stock exchanges is Tyco listed?|
|Tyco’s common stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol “TYC”.|
|4.||What is the cusip number for Tyco International?|
|The CUSIP number is H89128104.|
|5.||Where is Tyco incorporated?|
|Tyco is incorporated in Schaffhausen, Switzerland.|
|6.||Who are Tyco’s independent auditors?|
|Deloitte & Touche LLP are Tyco’s independent auditors.|
|7.||Who is Tyco International’s transfer agent and how does a registered stockholder contact the agent for account information and shareholder services?|
|8.||Can I have access to my Tyco account at Computershare through the Internet?|
Yes, Internet account access is available to registered shareholders through Computershare. You can visit Computershare by “Clicking Here” and follow the instructions to login or activate your account.
|9.||How does someone buy Tyco International stock?|
|Tyco‘s stock can be bought or sold through a stockbroker, bank or through a financial institution that provides brokerage services.|
|12.||Does Tyco have information about the price that I paid for the shares I own?|
Tyco does not have access to this information. Shareholders are responsible for keeping records related to their purchases and sales. “CLICK HERE” to review Tyco’s historical stock price.
|13.||How can I contact Tyco Investor Relations?|
|You can contact Tyco Investor Relations via email by “CLICKING HERE”|
|15.||Where can I find information related to the June 29, 2007 spin-off of Tyco Electronics and Covidien?|
|“CLICK HERE” for information on the June 29, 2007 spin-off.|
|16.||How will I determine the U.S. federal income tax basis I have in the Tyco International shares I received in the June 29, 2007 spin-off of Tyco Electronics and Covidien?|
Based on the closing prices at which the common shares of Tyco International, Tyco Electronics, and Covidien traded on July 2, 2007, $53.36, $39.97, and $43.41, respectively, as reported in the New York Stock Exchange 39.02% of your pre-distribution tax basis should be allocated to your common shares of Tyco International (including any fractional share interest); 29.23% should be allocated to your common shares of Tyco Electronics (including any fractional share interest); and 31.75% should be allocated to your common shares of Covidien (including any fractional share interest).
The attached worksheet, “Click Here” will help you calculate your new tax basis in your common shares of Tyco International. A hypothetical example is provided, together with space to fill in your actual numbers. In order to use the worksheet, you will need to know the tax basis of your common shares of Tyco International before the distribution. If you purchased Tyco International common shares on more than one occasion, you will need to perform this computation separately for each purchase.
Shareholder Statement to be Filed with U.S. Tax Return
Certain shareholders of Tyco International (i.e. shareholders who, immediately before the distribution, owned 5% or more of the common shares of Tyco International) who received common shares of Tyco Electronics and Covidien in the distribution are also required to attach an information statement related to the distribution to their U.S. federal income tax returns for the year in which the distribution occurred pursuant to Treasury Regulation § 1.355-5T(b).
Consult Your Tax Advisor
The information in this document represents our understanding of the U.S. federal income tax laws and regulations and does not constitute tax advice. It does not purport to be complete or to describe the consequences that may apply to particular categories of shareholders. Each shareholder is urged to consult his, her, or its tax advisor as to the specific tax consequences of the distribution to such shareholder, including the effect of any state, local, or non-U.S. tax laws, and of changes in applicable tax laws.
To comply with requirements imposed by the IRS, we inform you that any U.S. federal tax advice contained herein (including any attachments), unless specifically stated otherwise, is not intended or written to be used, and cannot be used, for the purposes of (i) avoiding penalties under the Code or (ii) promoting, marketing, or recommending to another party any transaction or matter herein.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Any tax information provided herein, including the answer to the above question is provided for your information only and does not constitute tax advice provided by Tyco. The information is accurate as of the date of it first publication (April 23, 2010) and we undertake no duty to update this information for subsequent changes in tax law or for any other reason. Please consult your own tax advisor for tax advice related to your ownership of Tyco common shares.