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Government Properties Income Trust Announces 2017 Dividend Allocation


NEWTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Government Properties Income Trust (Nasdaq: GOV) today announced that the characterization of dividends for 2017 income tax reporting purposes is as follows:


Common Shares

Dividend Allocation
Per Share
            Total       Unrecaptured      
Declaration Record Paid/Payable Dividends Ordinary Qualified Capital Section 1250 Return of




Per Share






01/13/17 01/23/17 02/23/17 $0.43 $0.2178 $0.0049 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.2122
04/11/17 04/21/17 05/22/17 $0.43 $0.2178 $0.0049 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.2122
07/12/17 07/24/17 08/21/17 $0.43 $0.2178 $0.0049 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.2122
10/12/17 10/23/17 11/20/17 $0.43 $0.2178 $0.0049 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.2122
TOTALS: $1.72 $0.8712 $0.0196 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.8488
100.00% 50.65% 0.00% 49.35%

(1) Qualified Dividends are a subset of, and included in, the Ordinary Income amount.

(2) Unrecaptured Section 1250 Gain is a subset of, and included in, the Total Capital Gain amount.

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

Shareholders should look to IRS Form 1099-DIV for their tax reporting. This press release is not intended to replace the Form 1099-DIV.

GOV is a real estate investment trust, or REIT, which primarily owns properties located throughout the United States that are majority leased to the U.S. Government and other government tenants and office properties in the metropolitan Washington, D.C. market area that are leased to government and private sector tenants. GOV is managed by the operating subsidiary of The RMR Group Inc. (Nasdaq: RMR), an alternative asset management company that is headquartered in Newton, Massachusetts.

A Maryland Real Estate Investment Trust with transferable shares of beneficial interest listed on the Nasdaq.
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

Christopher Ranjitkar, 617-219-1410

Director, Investor Relations

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