2013 Important Dates and Tax-Related Materials

 

Description Date Accounts
Required Minimum Distribution September 30 A letter will be mailed to investors who have reached 70½ or who will reach 70½ in 2013 reminding them of minimum distribution requirements.
Estimated Capital Gains December 6
A letter will be mailed to nonretirement fixed income and equity investors with 10/31/13 capital gain estimates.
Record date December 18* Record date for distributions.
Payable date December 19* Distributions are paid.
Year-end Statements January 8 All shareholders.
Corporate DRD Letter January 31 Corporate shareholders who may be eligible for the dividends received deduction (DRD).
Required Minimum Distribution January 31 A letter will be mailed to investors who will be reaching 70½ in 2014 reminding them of minimum distribution requirements.
1099-DIV January 31** Shareholders in nonretirement accounts who received taxable distributions and exempt-interest dividends in 2013.
1099-Q January 31** Shareholders in 529s or Education Savings Accounts (ESAs) who redeemed or exchanged shares in 2013.***
1099-R January 31** Shareholders who received Individual Retirement Account (IRA) distributions in 2013.
1099-B February 15** Shareholders (excluding money market funds and retirement accounts) who redeemed or exchanged shares in 2013. (Includes cost basis information.)
1042-S March 15 All nonresident alien shareholders who received dividends or capital gains distributions from a nonretirement account, or an account distribution from an IRA or employer-sponsored plan.
5498-ESA April 30 ESA shareholders who made contributions for 2013.
5498 May 31 To IRA shareholders who made contributions for 2013, including rollover contributions.

 


* The Global Tactical Asset Allocation Fund will pay 2013 capital gains on December 20 for shareholders of record as of December 19.

**Shareholders in the Global Real Estate Index Fund and the Multi-Manager Global Real Estate Fund will not receive tax information for those funds until February, as Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) often don't provide complete tax information until after the calendar year-end.

***Northern Funds does not offer 529's.

If a date falls on a non business day or holiday, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) due date is the next business day.

Note: Northern Funds does not provide tax reporting for: corporate accounts (other than S corporations), institutional accounts and Northern Trust trust accounts.

 

 
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