USAco a domestic corporation is the wholly-owned U.S. subsidiary of FORco a foreign corporation. The U.S.-Country F tax treaty exempts interest
payments from withholding taxes. USAco%u2019s financial statements appear as follows:
Assets Liabilities & Owners%u2019 Equity
Notes Payable $400
Owner%u2019s Equity $200
Gross Income $500
Administrative Expenses $350
Interest Expense $100
The interest expense of $100 arises from a notes payable from USAco to FORco.
What is the maximum amount of interest USAco may deduct on its U.S. return?