2015 Dividend Tax Information
This information is provided to assist stockholders with tax reporting requirements related to dividend distribution of taxable income by TwoHarbors Investment Corp. Stockholders should review the 2015 tax statements received from their brokerage firms or other institutions to ensure that the statements agree with the information provided below. Additionally, as each stockholder’s tax situation may be different, stockholders are encouraged to consult with their own professional tax advisor with respect to their individual tax consequences.
Tax Treatment of the Distributions
The Federal income tax classification of the 2015 distribution as it is expected to be reported on Form 1099-DIV is set forth in the following table. No portion of the company’s 2015 dividend distributions is expected to consist of unrelated business taxable income (UBTI), which is subject to special tax reporting for certain tax exempt investors.
Consult Your Tax Advisor
Stockholders may have additional reporting obligations to the Internal Revenue Service and/or other tax authorities.
The U.S. federal income tax treatment of holding Two Harbors common stock to any particular stockholder will depend on the stockholder’s particular tax circumstances. You are urged to consult your tax advisor regarding the U.S. federal, state, local and foreign income and other tax consequences to you, in light of your particular investment or tax circumstances, of acquiring, holding and disposing of Two Harbors common stock.
Two Harbors does not provide tax, accounting or legal advice. Any tax statements contained herein were not intended or written to be used, and cannot be used for the purpose of avoiding U.S., federal, state or local tax penalties. Please consult your advisor as to any tax, accounting or legal statements made herein.