Dividends on ordinary non-documentary registered shares have been paid at a rate of 5% of the share’s face value (i.e. 0.5 ruble) since the year 2002.
Dividends on preference non-documentary convertible registered shares were paid at the same rate until their conversion into ordinary shares in the year 2005.Dividends on preference non-documentary registered shares with fixed dividends have been paid at a rate of 20% of the share’s face value (i.e. 2 rubles) since 2001.
|Year||Ordinary non-documentary registered shares||Preference non-documentary convertible registered shares*||Preference non-documentary registered shares with fixed dividends||Total|
Payment of dividends to individuals, whose rights on shares are accounted in the register of shareholders, is made by postal bank transfer or, upon their request, by funds transfer to their bank accounts, and to other entities whose rights on shares are accounted in the register of shareholders — by funds transfer to their bank accounts.
The person, that has not received the declared dividends due to absence of necessary data in the register or in the bank’s data, is entitled to file a request on dividend payment (unclaimed dividends) within three years from the day of adopting a decision on such payment.
After expiration of the above set period the declared and unclaimed dividends will be restored to retained profit, obligation on its payment will be terminated (excluding the cases set by the current legislation of the Russian Federation).
Dividends are taxable for Russian residents at a rate of 9% and for non-residents — at a rate of 15% unless agreements on avoiding double-taxation between Russia and non-residents’ country are applied and appropriate documents are presented.
To confirm the amount of dividends received on the bank’s shares and taxes paid, individuals can request
For more information on preparation and procedure of receiving the certificate please call +7 (495) 641 32 87.