Frequently asked questions
While preparing your taxes you may have a number of questions. Delaware Investments provides answers to some frequently asked questions regarding distributions, including dividends and capital gains distributions.
Funds that derived income from US government obligations
In most states, income from US Treasury securities and other direct US government obligations generally is exempt from state income taxes subject, in some states, to minimum investment or reporting requirements that must be met by a fund. Please contact your tax advisor for details. See the list of Optimum Funds and the percentage of ordinary dividends they derived from US government obligations.
Foreign tax — for shareholders of international funds
Shareholders of certain international funds may be able to reduce their 2016 income taxes in connection with foreign income tax paid by those funds.
The information contained in this section is not intended to be legal or tax advice. If you need assistance preparing your tax return, please consult a tax advisor.
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Carefully consider the Fund’s investment objectives, risk factors, charges, and expenses before investing. This and other information can be found in the Fund’s prospectus, which may be obtained by visiting optimummutualfunds.com/literature or calling 800 914-0278. Investors should read the prospectus and, if available, the summary prospectus carefully before investing.