Return of Dividends


Return of Dividends relates to a return required to be submitted by companies which pay a dividend exceeding Rs 100,000 to an individual, société or succession in a year showing the following information:


  1. the name and surname of every shareholder
  2. the NIC number of every shareholder or, in the case of a non-citizen, the identification number issued to him by the immigration officer; and
  3. the amount of dividend paid. Kindly note that in order to confirm the test of exceeding Rs 100,000 you should add all the dividend paid to a shareholder held in his/her personal names, in joint names and as usufructuary.


The file containing the required information can be uploaded on the e-filing facilities of the MRA as:

  1. CSV file or
  2. XML file


Details are available in the Notes to the return.


General information for Electronic Filing of Return of Dividends


Click on the links below to obtain the following documents:



Taxpayers are recommended to use either Google Chrome, Internet Explorer (version 10.0 or above) or Mozilla Firefox as browser to file their return.



Click here to file your Return of Dividends


E-Filing Service Centre


E-Filing Service Centres – Click here to file Return of Dividends on behalf of a taxpayer


Closing Date


The return should be filed electronically by 15 August following an income year.


Support Services


Kindly contact MRA Help Desk on 207 6000 for  assistance to file statement. You may also call at our Customer Service Desks on the ground floor of MRA Head Office; Ehram Court, Cnr. Mgr. Gonin and Sir Virgil Naz streets, Port Louis.