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More Early, Special Dividends Scheduled Amid 'Fiscal Cliff' Talks

More companies have unveiled a special dividend or accelerated dividend payout, as they seek to avoid potentially higher taxes next year amid heated "fiscal cliff" deliberations in Washington.In January, $500 billion in automatic tax increases and spending cuts--dubbed the "fiscal cliff"--will begin if Congress and the White House don't intervene. Dozens of companies already have moved their quarterly dividend payouts to December instead of early 2013 to avoid possible higher taxes, while others have approved one-time special dividend payments for December.On Thursday, Sirius XM Radio Inc. (SIRI) declared a special dividend of five cents a share, payable Dec. 28. The cost is expected to be about $325 million.The satellite-radio operator also approved a stock buyback program of $2 billion. The company's market value is about $14.42 billion, according to FactSet.Transportation services firm Landstar System Inc. (LSTR) said it plans to pay out 50 cents a share around Dec. 27, in lieu of q...

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