Mergers & Acquisitions

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Dividend

Definition

Corporation earnings distributed to shareholders.

See Also

C Corporation, distribution.

Tips

A dividend is one of several methods for extracting money from a company. The other options include a salary, a bonus, or consulting income. The tax implications of distributions and dividends are different.