A dividend is the distribution of some of a company’s earnings to a class of its shareholders, as determined by the company’s board of directors. Dividends are payments…

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However, if there are non-working shareholders in the company, it is possible to create different classes of share to prevent them receiving the same dividend rate as directors…

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Dividends are really distributions of after-tax profit, so when you issue dividends, it doesn’t change your company’s tax bill. However, when the owners of the company — the…

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Investors may be able to deduct the interest paid on loans where the proceeds are used to acquire taxable investments. … For example, the proceeds from an investment…

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