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If I sell a put option that expires ITM on the ex-dividend date, do I get the dividend?

In order to be eligible to receive the dividend, you must own the stock before the ex dividend date. Since your short in-the-money put expires at the end of the day, you will not be eligible for the ...
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If I sell a put option that expires ITM on the ex-dividend date, do I get the dividend?

No - stocks bought on or after the ex-div date do not get the dividend. The price of the put should account for the price drop on the ex-div date.
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