dividend tax


dividend tax
dividend tax UK US noun [C or U]
TAX income tax that has to be paid on dividend payments: »

A cut in dividend tax will make shares more popular as an investment.

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The dividend tax credit is available for the shareholder to offset against any income tax that may be due on their dividend income.

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Dividend tax rates can vary according to your overall taxable income.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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