gross dividend

gross dividend gross dividend dividend

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gross dividend UK US noun [C or U] FINANCE
the part of a company’s profit that is paid to shareholders for each share they own, before tax is paid on it: »

The rate of tax due on your gross dividend income is 10%.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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