SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of
The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): January 9, 2013
Consolidated Edison, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
|4 Irving Place, New York, New York||10003|
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (212) 460-4600
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Item 8.01 Other Events.
On January 9, 2013, the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit issued a decision disallowing tax deductions claimed by the company relating to a 1997 transaction in which Consolidated Edison Development, Inc. leased property and then immediately subleased it back to the lessor (a lease in/lease out transaction). Todays decision reverses an October 2009 decision of the United States Court of Federal Claims in favor of the company. Note H Other Material Contingencies to the financial statements in the companys Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the period ended September 30, 2012 contains information about the companys 1997 and 1999 lease-in/lease out transactions.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|CONSOLIDATED EDISON, INC.|
|Vice President and Controller|
Date: January 9, 2013