- High reliability: The dividend for the fiscal year 2021 will be 64 Cent per share* (to be paid out in 2022).
- Dividend growth: The growth of our dividend will based in the coming years on the development of the adjusted earnings per share. The merger of T-Mobile USA and Sprint will decrease the adjusted earnings per share will decrease initially before they increase significantly after the integration. The minimum dividend will be in any case 60 Cent.
- Tax-free payout: The dividend for the 2021 financial year will be paid out without deduction of the German capital gains tax. As the dividend is to be paid in full from the tax contribution account in accordance with § 27 of the Corporation Tax Act (Körperschaftsteuergesetz– KStG), payment will be made without deducting capital gains tax or the solidarity surcharge. Dividends paid to shareholders in Germany are not subject to taxation. Dividends do not entail tax refunds or tax credits. In the German tax authorities’ view the dividend payment reduces the acquisition costs of the shares for tax purposes. Out of today’s perspective the dividend payment from the tax contribution account in accordance with § 27 will continue over the next years.
*subject to required approvals