Shell plc third quarter 2019 dividend payments
The Board of Royal Dutch Shell plc (“RDS”) announced the pounds sterling and euro equivalent dividend payments in respect of the third quarter 2019 interim dividend, which was announced on October 31, 2019 at US$0.47 per A ordinary share (“A Share”) and B ordinary share (“B Share”).
Dividends on A Shares will be paid, by default, in euro at the rate of €0.4234 per A Share. Holders of A Shares who have validly submitted pounds sterling currency elections by November 29, 2019 will be entitled to a dividend of 35.73p per A Share.
Dividends on B Shares will be paid, by default, in pounds sterling at the rate of 35.73p per B Share. Holders of B Shares who have validly submitted euro currency elections by November 29, 2019 will be entitled to a dividend of €0.4234 per B Share.
This dividend will be payable on December 18, 2019 to those members whose names were on the Register of Members on November 15, 2019.
Taxation – cash dividend
Cash dividends on A Shares will be subject to the deduction of Dutch dividend withholding tax at the rate of 15%, which may be reduced in certain circumstances. Non-Dutch resident shareholders, depending on their particular circumstances, may be entitled to a full or partial refund of Dutch dividend withholding tax.
If you are uncertain as to the tax treatment of any dividends you should consult your tax advisor.
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