What directors need to know about dividend vouchers

Something that we don't hear a lot about these days is the dividend voucher. It's one of those formalities in law that is still required yet gets put onto the back shelf. In this article, we'll look at why these have fallen from centre stage.

So what is a dividend voucher?

A dividend voucher is a document given to a company's shareholders describing how much of its earnings it'll pay out to them as a dividend. Dividends can be Interim (during the year) or Final (at year-end)

Below are two sample dividend vouchers for directors and company secretaries to freely download and use.

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