Additional cash contributions
You must be enrolled in the Plan in order to be eligible to make additional cash contributions or Optional Cash Payments. You can make Optional Cash Payments in cash or in dividends on BCE preferred shares that you hold. You may make Optional Cash Payments without reinvesting cash dividends on common shares.
To make an Optional Cash Payment in cash, fill in the Optional Cash Payment opens in a new window form and send it to the Agent together with a cheque payable to the Agent. You can also send your cheque with a short note indicating your account and SIN or TIN numbers and the name of the company you want to invest in, BCE. No third party cheques are accepted.
To make an Optional Cash Payment in dividends on BCE preferred shares, fill in the applicable authorization
form opens in a new window (enrolment form) and send it to the Agent.
Optional Cash Payments can vary month to month and there is no obligation to make continuing cash payments.
Payments in cash must not exceed $20,000 per 12-month period ending on the last Business Day preceding the Investment
Period in October each year. Optional Cash Payments in the form of dividends on BCE preferred shares are subject to a separate
limit of $20,000 for each 12-month period ending on the last Business Day preceding the Investment Period in October of each year.
The Agent is required under the Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act (Canada) to collect
and record certain information relating to Optional Cash Payments. Participants wishing to make Optional Cash Payments
will be required to complete a participant declaration form opens in a new window and to comply with the Agent’s requirements in this respect.