Research Report Corporate Dividends Paid and Received, 2003-2009
Joseph Rosenberg
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This article presents IRS data on corporate dividends paid and received. Following the 2003 legislation that lowered the individual tax rate on dividends, roughly $350 billion of net corporate dividends have been paid annually. Less than half that amount has shown up as qualified dividend income on individual tax returns.
Research Areas Taxes and budgets
Tags Individual taxes Taxes and business Federal budget and economy
Policy Centers Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center