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Government Properties Income Trust Announces 2015 Dividend Allocation


NEWTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Government Properties Income Trust (NYSE: GOV) today announced that the characterization of dividends for 2015 income tax reporting purposes is as follows:

Common Shares

                Dividend Allocation
Per Share









Section 1250

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1/12/2015 1/23/2015 2/26/2015 $0.4300 $0.2040 $0.0040 $0.0555 $0.0069 $0.1596
4/13/2015 4/24/2015 5/25/2015 $0.4300 $0.2040 $0.0040 $0.0555 $0.0069 $0.1596
7/13/2015 7/24/2015 8/24/2015 $0.4300 $0.2040 $0.0040 $0.0555 $0.0069 $0.1596
10/13/2015 10/23/2015 11/23/2015 $0.4300 $0.2040 $0.0040 $0.0555 $0.0069 $0.1596
11/16/2015 11/27/2015 12/14/2015(1) $0.1284 $0.0609 $0.0012 $0.0166 $0.0021 $0.0477
TOTALS: $1.8484 $0.8769 $0.0172 $0.2386 $0.0297 $0.6861
100.00% 47.44% 0.93% 12.90% 1.61% 37.12%

(1) Represents the distribution of shares of The RMR Group (NASDAQ: RMR). The distribution was paid to GOV’s common shareholders of record as of the close of business on November 27, 2015 and distributed on December 14, 2015. Each common shareholder of GOV entitled to receive RMR shares in the distribution received 0.0108 of a share of Class A Common Stock of RMR for each common share of beneficial interest of GOV held and each registered shareholder and Depositary Trust Company participant received cash, without interest, in lieu of any fractional RMR share that it was otherwise entitled to receive as a result of the distribution.

GOV’s common share CUSIP number is 38376A103. This information represents final income allocations.

Government Properties Income Trust is a real estate investment trust, or REIT, which owns properties leased primarily to the U.S. Government and state governments located throughout the United States. GOV is managed by the operating subsidiary of The RMR Group Inc. (NASDAQ: RMR), an alternative asset management company that is headquartered in Newton, MA.

A Maryland Real Estate Investment Trust with transferable shares of beneficial interest listed on the New York Stock Exchange.

No shareholder, Trustee or officer is personally liable for any act or obligation of the Trust.

Source: Government Properties Income Trust

Government Properties Income Trust

Joselyn Fine, 617-219-1410

Investor Relations Analyst

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