Overview

Cost basis update

Visit our Cost basis page to learn about updated requirements.

Sources of income

Important state tax information — View the percentage of interest income earned on municipal obligations, on a state-by-state basis, for Delaware Investments Closed-End Municipal Income Funds.

For the calendar year 2013, income dividends received from investments in the Delaware Investments Closed-End Municipal Income Funds were generally exempt from federal income tax. However, these dividends may or may not be exempt from state or local taxes. Please contact your tax advisor for details.

Funds that derived income from U.S. government obligations — In most states, income from U.S. Treasury securities and other U.S. government obligations is exempt from state income taxes. Please contact your tax advisor for details. View the list of Delaware Investments closed-end funds that derived a percentage of ordinary dividends from U.S. government obligations.

Alternative minimum tax

A percentage of the income paid to shareholders of the Delaware Investments Closed-End Municipal Income Funds may be subject to the alternative minimum tax (AMT), which applies to some investors. Your tax advisor can provide more information on the AMT and whether this tax applies to you.

Frequently asked questions

While preparing your taxes you may have a number of questions. Delaware Investments provides answers to some frequently asked questions regarding distributions, including dividends and capital gains distributions.

The information contained in this section is not intended to be legal or tax advice. If you need assistance preparing your tax return, please consult a tax advisor.

Information may be abridged and therefore incomplete. Any discussion pertaining to taxes in this communication (including attachments) may be part of the promotion or marketing of a product. As provided for in government regulations, advice (if any) related to federal taxes that is contained in this communication (including attachments) is not intended or written to be used, and cannot be used, for the purpose of avoiding penalties under the Internal Revenue Code. Individuals should seek advice based on their own particular circumstances from an independent tax advisor.