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Easily calculate your dividend earnings and tax liability with this simple tool. Input the number of shares you own, the dividend per share, and select your tax rate to get accurate results. This calculator provides a breakdown of your total dividends and the associated taxes owed.

Dividends Calculator
Dividend Amount: The value of dividends received
Income Tax Band: Select the Tax Band from the drop down or enter your Income in the box below
Income Before Tax: Annual Gross Pay before deductions

Dividends Calculator Results
Description Current Rate Before 06/04/2018 Notes
Dividend Tax Rate (%) 8.75% 8.75% Dividend Tax Rate based on your Income Band
Taxable Amount Taxable amount (from 06/04/2018 first £2,000 tax free)
Dividend Tax Due Tax due based on the Taxable Amount and Tax Rate
Amount After Tax Deduction Nett Amount after tax is deducted
Income Bands and Tax Rates
Income Band (Annual Income) Current Rate (first £2,000 tax free) Rate before 06/04/2022
Additional Rate (over 150,000) 39.35 % 38.1 %
Higher Rate (37,701 up to 150,000) 33.75 % 32.5 %
Basic Rate (up to 37,700) 8.75 % 7.5 %


what is Dividends Calculator

A Dividends Calculator is a tool used to calculate the amount of dividend income that an investor will receive based on their investment in shares or stock. It helps individuals or shareholders estimate their potential dividend earnings.

To use the calculator, you typically need to provide the following information:

  1. Number of Shares: The total number of shares or stock that an individual owns.
  2. Dividend per Share: The dividend amount declared per share by the company.
  3. Dividend Frequency: The frequency at which dividends are paid, such as quarterly, semi-annually, or annually.

Based on this information, the calculator will multiply the number of shares by the dividend per share and adjust for the dividend frequency to calculate the total dividend income that an investor can expect to receive.

It's important to note that dividend payments can be influenced by various factors such as company performance, dividend policies, and market conditions. The calculator provides estimates based on the given information, but actual dividend payments may differ. If you have specific questions about dividends related to a particular company or investment, it's advisable to consult with a financial advisor or check with the company's investor relations department for accurate and up-to-date information.

You may also like to try our other tax calculators:

When a payment is made by a company to its shareholders, the payment that has been made is a share of the company's profits.

See the table below the calculator in order to see how annual gross amounts of income determine which tax rate applies.

Note that the currency for all of the calculations that you make below is in pounds sterling.

Updated April 2018: From 6 April 2018 the Dividend Allowance reduced from £5,000 to £2,000.