What is Unclaimed Dividend

Unclaimed dividend are those dividend which have been paid by the company but they are not taken or claimed by the shareholder, the reason for dividend being not claimed may be ignorance or shareholder may have shifted to other place and therefore missed the dividend cheque. Unclaimed dividends are shown under current liability and provisions in the balance sheet of the company, since shareholder can claim these dividends any time.

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  • wajiha sundus

    can company use these dividend after 7 years

  • Rajesh kumar sah

    Thank u so much sir it is much helpful for we the student

  • bharti gupta

    satisfying answer

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