Tax information

Capital gains estimates

Estimates as of PDF available
September 30, 2014 Optimum Fund Trust capital gains estimates

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.

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. For a list of Optimum Funds and the percentage of ordinary dividends they derived from U.S. government obligations, please see the following table.

Foreign tax — for shareholders of international funds

For the 2013 tax year, there were no reportable foreign tax credits to pass through to the shareholders of the Optimum Funds.

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.

Investing involves risk, including the possible loss of principal.

Carefully consider the Fund’s investment objectives, risk factors, charges, and expenses before investing. This and other information can be found in the Fund’s prospectus and, if available, its summary prospectus, which may be obtained by visiting the fund literature page or calling 800 914-0278. Investors should read the prospectus and, if available, the summary prospectus carefully before investing.