Tax Forms & Statements

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2018 Tax Forms Schedule

Tax FormPurposeEstimated
Online
Posting1
Irs deadline for mailing2
Form 1099-Q Reports payments from Qualified Education Programs under Internal Revenue Code (IRC) Section 529 for Qualified Tuition Programs (QTPs) and under IRC Section 530 for Coverdell Education Savings Accounts (CESAs). Jan. 28 Jan. 31
Form 1099-R Reports gross distributions and any federal or state tax withheld from retirement accounts. Jan. 28 Jan. 31
Composite Form 10993

Combines Forms 1099-DIV and 1099-B reporting for non-retirement accounts into one form.

  • Form 1099-DIV: Reports total ordinary, qualified, and tax-exempt interest dividends, total capital gain distributions, unrecaptured Section 1250 gain, federal income tax withheld, foreign tax paid, foreign source income, return of capital (ROC) and any specified private activity bond interest.
  • Form 1099-B: Reports gross proceeds from the sale or exchange of fund shares, number of shares sold or exchanged and federal income tax withheld. This form will also provide cost basis information for applicable accounts on the sale or exchange of fund shares during the previous calendar year.
Jan. 31 Feb. 15
Form 1042-S Reports distributions of ordinary income dividends (including interest-related dividends), US federal tax withheld under chapter 3 or chapter 4 (FATCA), short-term capital gain dividends, distributions from long-term capital gains, gains from US real property interests and return of capital that are paid during the year to beneficial owners or other payees who are either non-resident alien individuals or foreign entities. This also includes distributions from retirement accounts. Mar. 12 Mar. 15
Form 5498-ESA Reports Coverdell ESA contributions and rollovers. Apr. 26 Apr. 30
Form 5498 Reports IRA, rollover, self-certified rollover, SEP, SIMPLE, and re-characterized contributions, Roth conversions, year-end market values and required minimum distribution (RMD) information. May 28 May 31

Franklin Real Estate Securities Fund 2018 Tax Form 1099-DIV Extension read more.

This page provides information about our tax forms and statements. To learn when 2018 tax forms will be available, visit our Tax Calendar.

GENERAL TAX FORMS

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  • The tax form is used by Franklin Templeton to report the following amounts paid to you by the fund during the year:

    • Ordinary dividends
    • Tax-exempt interest dividends
    • Capital gain distributions
    • Qualified dividends

    It will also report the following for your fund account:

    • Nondividend distributions (return of capital)
    • Unrecaptured Section 1250 gain
    • Federal income tax withheld (backup withholding)
    • Foreign tax paid
    • Foreign source income
    • Specified private activity bond interest


    If the dividends or other distributions paid to your account were less than $10, you will not receive Form 1099-DIV unless backup withholding was withheld or the fund elected to pass through foreign tax paid. You may refer to your year-end statement for dividends that are less than $10.

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  • The tax form is used by Franklin Templeton to report the gross proceeds (less any contingent deferred sales charge) paid to you from sales or exchanges of fund shares during the year. It also will provide the following:

    • Date of sale or exchange
    • Number (quantity) of shares sold
    • Federal income tax withheld (backup withholding)
    • Cost basis information for eligible accounts including date of acquisition, type of gain or loss, wash sale disallowed and if basis information was reported to the IRS


    A separate 1099-B will be generated for each fund account with qualifying transactions.

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  • The Composite Form 1099 combines Forms 1099-DIV and 1099-B reporting for non-retirement accounts into one form.

    The 1099-B section of the form will also provide cost basis reporting information for eligible accounts.

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  • The tax form is used by Franklin Templeton to report the following amounts paid to beneficial owners or other payees who are either non-resident alien individuals or foreign entities by the fund during the year:

    • Ordinary income dividends (including interest-related dividends)
    • Short-term capital gain dividends
    • Long-term capital gain distributions
    • Gains from US real property interests
    • Nondividend distributions (return of capital)
    • Distributions from retirement accounts


    It will also report US federal tax withheld under chapter 3 or chapter 4 (FATCA).

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RETIREMENT & EDUCATION SAVINGS ACCOUNT TAX FORMS — IRA, ROTH, 403(b), 529, COVERDELL

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FORM 8937 — REPORT OF ORGANIZATIONAL ACTIONS AFFECTING BASIS OF SECURITIES

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) requires regulated investment companies (mutual funds) to report certain “organizational actions” to shareholders and the IRS, when the organizational action affects the tax basis of your shares. Form 8937, Report of Organizational Actions Affecting Basis of Securities, is posted below as required to meet these IRS reporting requirements.

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