Adding Dividend Income in Quicken for Mac


Use the Dividend Income sheet to record a dividend received to your investing view. As the dividend income is a distribution of a portion of earnings to the shareholders, it will be added to your cash balance.

To record the reinvested dividends, use the Reinvest Dividend sheet.

To record dividend income

  1. Open the account you want to use.
  2. Click the New button from the toolbar.
  3. Select Income > Dividend from the tRansaction Types list.
  4. Add the information for:
    • Date - Enter the date of payment or deposit.
    • Security - Select the security for the dividend income that you want to record.
    • Devidend - Enter the amount of dividend income.
    • Memo - Enter the note you want to associate with the transaction.
    • Tags - Enter the tags that you want to use while searching the transaction.
  5.  To add an attachment to the transaction, select Attachments, click the Add attachment button, and select the file you want to attach to the transaction.
  6. Click Save when you are done.

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