TSMC's board of directors recently approved a proposal to allocate TWD47.14 billion, which is about CNY10.337 billion, for cash bonus and dividend to employees in Taiwan.
At present, TSMC has about 43,000 employees in Taiwan. Based on that, each employee will get an average of TWD1.1 million, which is about CNY241,200.
It is said that of the TWD47.14 billion, half will be cash bonus and half will be dividend. Cash bonus has been issued quarterly after each quarter and dividend will be issued in July 2019.
In 2018, TSMC's operating revenue and profit both set new records and the company's post-tax net profit reached TWD351.131 billion, which was about CNY77 billion.
In addition, the board also approved a capital budget of TWD114.143 billion, which will be used to establish advanced process capacity, transfer logic process capacity to special process capacity, and cover R&D capital budget and recurring capital budget in the second quarter of 2019.