Royal Dutch Shell PLC First Quarter 2013 Euro and GBP Equivalent Dividend Payments
THE HAGUE, June 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ –
The Board of Royal Dutch Shell plc (“RDS”) (NYSE: RDS.A)( NYSE: RDS.B) today announced
the pounds sterling and euro equivalent dividend payments in respect of the first quarter
2013 interim dividend, which was announced on May 2, 2013 at US$0.45 per A ordinary share
(“A Share”) and B ordinary share (“B Share”).
Dividends on A Shares will be paid, by default, in euro at the rate of EUR0.3411 per A
Share. Holders of A Shares who have validly submitted pounds sterling currency elections
by June 3, 2013 will be entitled to a dividend of 28.99p per A Share.
Dividends on B Shares will be paid, by default, in pounds sterling at the rate of
28.99p per B Share. Holders of B Shares who have validly submitted euro currency elections
by June 3, 2013 will be entitled to a dividend of EUR0.3411 per B Share.
This dividend will be payable on June 27, 2013 to those members whose names were on
the Register of Members on May 17, 2013.
Taxation cash dividends
Dividends on A Shares will be subject to the deduction of Netherlands dividend
withholding tax at the rate of 15%, which may be reduced in certain circumstances.
Provided certain conditions are met, shareholders in receipt of A Share dividends may also
be entitled to a non-payable dividend tax credit in the United Kingdom.
Shareholders resident in the United Kingdom, receiving dividends on B Shares through
the Dividend Access Mechanism, are entitled to a tax credit. This tax credit is not
repayable. Non-residents may also be entitled to a tax credit, if double tax arrangements
between the United Kingdom and their country of residence so provide, or if they are
eligible for relief given to non-residents with certain special connections with the
United Kingdom or to nationals of states in the European Economic Area.
The amount of tax credit is 10/90ths of the cash dividend, the tax credit referable to
the first quarter 2013 interim dividend of US$0.45 (28.99p or EUR0.3411) is US$0.05 (3.22p
or EUR0.0379) per ordinary share and the dividend and tax credit together amount to
US$0.50 (32.21p or EUR0.3790).
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