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issuing dividends shareholders: Original post by Christopher Carter of Demand Media Dividends are distributions made from a company to the shareholders of the business. A company can issue cash, property or stock dividends to shareholders. Dividends appear the balance sheet and reduce the amount of equity shareholders have in the business. A formal entry in the general journal is required to record the declaration date and date…

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