Taxes & Distributions

When it comes to preparing your taxes, it can sometimes feel overwhelming — even with someone giving you pointers. We’re here to help. Get the important forms and information you need about taxes, capital gains and dividends, all in one place.


Find the resources you need to help make your tax preparation experience easier. We encourage you to consult with your tax advisor or qualified investment consultant for guidance in preparing your tax returns.

When will tax statements be available?

Tax statements will be mailed starting in February according to the schedule below.

Tax Forms & Mailing Deadlines

2017 Online tax forms will be available the first week in February within your mutual fund account. Please note that the location where you access your online tax forms will change. You will now access your online tax forms in the Account Summary section under the “Select an Action” drop down menu.

How to request duplicate tax forms

Duplicate tax forms can be obtained in the following ways:

Tax Filing Resources

Guide Purpose
2017 Tax Guide

Contains details and FAQs about your tax forms, including information on cost basis reporting.

U.S. Government Income Information

Lists the percentage of fund ordinary distributions that were derived from U.S. government obligations. Many states do not tax the portion of your fund's ordinary distributions that comes from U.S. Treasury securities and obligations issued by many agencies of the U.S. government.

Foreign Source Income & Foreign Tax Paid Information

Lists information to help you compute foreign source income, foreign source qualified dividends, and foreign tax paid, if you qualify for the foreign tax credit.

Corporate Dividends Received Deduction Information

Contains tax information for Columbia Threadneedle corporate shareholders.

If your corporation invests in the funds listed, you may be able to take advantage of the dividends-received deduction for corporations.

Income Earned by State Information

Helps calculate the amount of income that is reportable to your state and local tax authorities.

Provides information for those who are subject to the alternative minimum tax (AMT).

In many instances, interest from municipal bonds is tax-exempt in the state from which the bonds were issued, but not in other states.

Supplemental Tax Information

IRS Information

Capital Gains & Dividends

Find current and historical reports on capital gains and dividends, and get answers to the most common questions by browsing our FAQs.

Have A Question?

For general tax form questions, please contact us at


Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Eastern

Representatives cannot provide tax advice.


NOTE: If the standard IRS mailing deadline falls on a weekend or holiday, the adjusted deadline will be the next business day. The above table reflects these adjustments for 2018.

Although we cannot provide tax advice, our representatives are available to answer questions on how we prepared the tax forms for your account. Please consult your tax advisor if you have any questions about how to report tax information.

Columbia Management Investment Distributors, Inc. and its affiliates do not offer tax or legal advice. Consult with your tax advisor or attorney regarding your specific situation.

You should refer to the appropriate fund prospectus and statement of additional information (SAI) for further information on charges and expenses, the tax rules applicable to the fund and its shareholders, and important information on investment objectives and risks of investing in a fund.