2013 Qualified Dividends Income and Corporate Dividends-Received Deduction

Income & Capital Gain Distributions
For the 2013 calendar year, 100% of the dividends paid by the fixed income funds are taxable as ordinary income for federal income tax purposes. Listed in the table below are the monthly, quarterly or annualized percentages, as applicable, of ordinary income distributed (dividend income plus short-term gain) by the equity funds that can be treated as Qualified Dividend Income (QDI).

Percentage of Dividends Eligible for the Corporate Dividends-Received Deduction
Mutual fund dividends derived from certain domestic corporations may be eligible for the Dividends-Received Deduction (DRD) for corporations. A portion of the ordinary income distribution (dividend income plus short-term gain) paid in 2013 by the Funds listed below may qualify for this deduction. The table below shows the portion of monthly, quarterly or annualized, as applicable, ordinary income distribution (dividend income plus short-term gain) attributable to such domestic corporations for each of the Funds for 2013.

Northern Funds Payment Frequency QDI% DRD%
Emerging Markets Equity Index Annual 72.99% 0.00%
Global Real Estate Index Fund Q1 Quarterly 21.57% 0.00%
Global Real Estate Index Fund Q2 Quarterly 37.74% 0.00%
Global Real Estate Index Fund Q3 Quarterly 14.79% 0.00%
Global Real Estate Index Fund Q4 Quarterly 9.50% 0.00%
Global Sustainability Index Annual 100.00% 42.56%
Global Tactical Asset Allocation Q1 Quarterly 43.46% 11.92%
Global Tactical Asset Allocation Q2 Quarterly 19.14% 4.64%
Global Tactical Asset Allocation Q3 Quarterly 1.77% 0.00%
Global Tactical Asset Allocation Q4 Quarterly 54.65% 30.57%
Income Equity-January Monthly 100.00% 100.00%
Income Equity-February Monthly 100.00% 100.00%
Income Equity-March Monthly 100.00% 100.00%
Income Equity-April Monthly 100.00% 100.00%
Income Equity-May Monthly 100.00% 100.00%
Income Equity-June Monthly 100.00% 100.00%
Income Equity-July Monthly 100.00% 100.00%
Income Equity-August Monthly 100.00% 98.66%
Income Equity-September Monthly 100.00% 100.00%
Income Equity-October Monthly 100.00% 100.00%
Income Equity-November Monthly 100.00% 87.61%
Income Equity-December Monthly 4.70% 4.70%
International Equity Annual 100.00% 4.68%
International Equity Index Annual 100.00% 0.00%
Large Cap Core
(formerly Enhanced Large Cap) Q1
Quarterly 100.00% 100.00%
Large Cap Core
(formerly Enhanced Large Cap) Q2
Quarterly 100.00% 100.00%
Large Cap Core
(formerly Enhanced Large Cap) Q3
Quarterly 100.00% 100.00%
Large Cap Core
(formerly Enhanced Large Cap) Q4
Quarterly 100.00% 100.00%
Large Cap Equity Q1 Quarterly 100.00% 100.00%
Large Cap Equity Q2 Quarterly 100.00% 100.00%
Large Cap Equity Q3 Quarterly 100.00% 100.00%
Large Cap Equity Q4 Quarterly 21.01% 20.24%
Large Cap Growth Annual 100.00% 100.00%
Large Cap Value Annual 100.00% 100.00%
Mid Cap Index Annual 34.20% 34.44%
Multi-Manager Emerging Markets Equity Annual 100.00% 0.21%
Multi-Manager Global Listed Infrastructure Q1 Quarterly 100.00% 62.40%
Multi-Manager Global Listed Infrastructure Q2 Quarterly 100.00% 17.31%
Multi-Manager Global Listed Infrastructure Q3 Quarterly 100.00% 46.35%
Multi-Manager Global Listed Infrastructure Q4 Quarterly 5.28% 0.98%
Multi-Manager Global Real Estate Fund Q1 Quarterly 15.28% 0.00%
Multi-Manager Global Real Estate Fund Q2 Quarterly 51.60% 0.00%
Multi-Manager Global Real Estate Fund Q3 Quarterly 16.34% 0.00%
Multi-Manager Global Real Estate Fund Q4 Quarterly 2.34% 0.00%
Multi-Manager International Equity Annual 100.00% 5.25%
Multi-Manager Large Cap Q1 Quarterly 91.79% 88.29%
Multi-Manager Large Cap Q2 Quarterly 100.00% 98.99%
Multi-Manager Large Cap Q3 Quarterly 100.00% 100.00%
Multi-Manager Large Cap Q4 Quarterly 15.15% 14.65%
Multi-Manager Mid Cap Annual 10.91% 10.93%
Multi-Manager Small Cap Annual 0.00% 0.00%
Small Cap Core Annual 29.24% 27.96%
Small Cap Index Annual 35.37% 32.96%
Small Cap Value Annual 44.64% 43.63%
Stock Index Q1 Quarterly 100.00% 100.00%
Stock Index Q2 Quarterly 100.00% 100.00%
Stock Index Q3 Quarterly 100.00% 100.00%
Stock Index Q4 Quarterly 100.00% 99.86%
Technology Annual 0.00% 0.00%

 

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