Government Properties Income Trust Announces 2016 Dividend Allocation


NEWTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Government Properties Income Trust (Nasdaq: GOV) today announced that the characterization of dividends for 2016 income tax reporting purposes is as follows:


Common Shares

Dividend Allocation
Per Share
Declaration Record Paid/Payable Dividends Ordinary Qualified Capital Section 1250 Return of
Dates Dates Dates Per Share Income Dividend Gain Gain Capital
01/11/16 01/22/16 02/25/16 $0.43 $0.2698 $0.0045 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.1557
04/13/16 04/25/16 05/23/16 $0.43 $0.2698 $0.0045 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.1557
07/12/16 07/22/16 08/22/16 $0.43 $0.2698 $0.0045 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.1557
10/11/16 10/21/16 11/21/16 $0.43 $0.2698 $0.0045 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.1557
TOTALS: $1.72 $1.0792 $0.0180 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.6228
100.00% 62.74% 1.05% 0.00% 0.00% 36.21%

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.

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 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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