Return of Dividends

 

Return of Dividends relates to a return required to be submitted by companies which pay a dividend exceeding 100,000 rupees to an individual, société or succession in a year showing the following information:

 

  1. the name and surname of every shareholder
  2. the NIC number of every shareholder or, in the case of a non-citizen, the identification number issued to him by the immigration officer; and
  3. the amount of dividend paid. Kindly note that in order to confirm the test of exceeding 100,000 you should add all the dividend paid to a shareholder held in his/her personal names, in joint names and as usufructuary.

 

The file containing the required information can be uploaded on the e-filing facilities of the MRA as:

  1. CSV file or
  2. XML file

 

Details are available in the Notes to the return.

 

General information for Electronic Filing of Return of Dividends

 

Click on the links below to obtain the following documents:

 

 

Taxpayers are recommended to use either Google Chrome, Internet Explorer (version 10.0 or above) or Mozilla Firefox as browser to file their return.

 

  • Ensure that you have your login and password and all the required information before you start (you should use the same login and password provided to you for filing of Income Tax return).
  • When filing the return, please insert a valid email address and telephone number. MRA will communicate with you using these details.

 

Click here to file your Return of Dividends

 

E-Filing Service Centre

 

E-Filing Service Centres – Click here to file Return of Dividends on behalf of a taxpayer

 

Closing Date

 

The return should be filed electronically by 15 August following an income year.

 

Support Services

 

Hotline services, 207 6010 and 207 6035, are available to assist companies to file their statement. You may also call at our Customer Service Desks on the ground floor of MRA Head Office; Ehram Court, Cnr. Mgr. Gonin and Sir Virgil Naz streets, Port Louis.