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Here you can find important information about how taxes, dividends and other distributions may impact your fund holdings. You can also find historical information about dividends, distributions and capital gains from Transamerica mutual funds.
Transamerica does not provide tax advice. You should consult with a qualified tax professional for guidance about your particular situation. Additional information is available from the Internal Revenue Service website. (www.irs.gov)
IRS Cost Basis Reporting
For Cost Basis information and frequently asked questions, please click the following link for related information from the IRS:
Cost Basis Reporting - What you need to know
Year-End Tax Reporting For Transamerica Funds Shareholders
For common IRS forms and additional information, please visit the IRS web site at www.irs.gov
If you are a Transamerica Funds shareholder, when applicable, Transamerica Funds will send you tax forms and other information as applicable to assist you or your tax advisor in preparing your federal and state individual income tax returns. If you own shares purchased through certain broker-dealers or hold shares under certain arrangements such as plans administered by agents other than Transamerica Fund Services, Inc., you will receive tax forms from those firms.
Transamerica Funds Tax Forms Mailing Schedule
Transamerica Funds tax forms are expected to be mailed on or before the dates shown below. Please allow 7 to 10 business days for U.S. mail delivery to U.S. addresses, and additional time to non-U.S. addresses. The forms we mail in this packet may include any or all of the following forms, depending on your transactions or holdings during the year. We also include additional information with your forms to aid in your understanding of the forms and preparation of your income tax returns.
On or before January 31
- Form 1099-DIV (dividends or capital gain distribution paid to taxable accounts during the year.)
- Form 1099-B (reports proceeds from sale or exchange of shares of non-retirement plan accounts during the year; cost basis is included for most regular accounts where available. Money market funds are excluded.)
- Form 1099-Q (reports payments from Qualified Education Programs under Internal Revenue Code (IRC) sections 529 and 530 including Coverdell Education Savings Accounts, which list State Street Bank as custodian.)
- Form 1099-R (reports distributions from IRAs, 403(b) and other retirement plan accounts listing State Street Bank as custodian.)
On or before March 1
- Corrected Form 1099-B If you sold shares in December at a loss, and purchased shares of the same fund within 30 days of the sale, we will send a corrected 1099-B to reflect a wash sale. In such cases, the IRC requires the associated "wash sale loss" to be deferred. Revised cost-basis and gain (loss) information on Form 1099-B, if applicable, will be mailed to you.
On or before April 30
- Form 5498-ESA (provides contributions and rollovers that have been made to a Coverdell Education Account)
On or before March 15
- Form 1042-S (reports dividends and/or capital gains paid during the year to non-U.S. citizens or residents.)
On or before May 31
- Form 5498 (reports contributions into retirement plan accounts such as IRAs which list State Street Bank as custodian).
How to Order Duplicate Transamerica Funds Tax Forms
If 7 to 10 business days have passed the tax forms mailing dates shown above, and you did not receive tax forms you believe you should have received from Transamerica Funds, first make sure you should receive any of these forms. For example, if your fund made no distributions and you sold or exchanged no shares from your account during the tax year, your Transamerica Funds account is not subject to any tax consequences and therefore you should not receive any tax forms. If you are still unsure, please contact Transamerica Funds Customer Service at 1-888-233-4339 Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. through 7 p.m. Eastern Time for assistance.
If tax forms were produced on any of your accounts and you did not receive your mailing, duplicate forms can be ordered by:
the internet: Go to Manage Your Account, click Transactions on the Account Balance screen; then click Duplicate Tax Forms
automated touch-tone system (Transamerica Funds InTouch): 1-888-233-4339 24 hours a day:
Press "1" for Transamerica Funds
Press "1" (24 hour automated service)
Press "1" (InTouch)
Press "3" (Year End Information and Duplicate Tax Forms)
Press "3" (Duplicate Tax Forms)
Enter Social Security or Fund and account number.
To speak with a Customer Service Representative: Dial 1-888-233-4339, option 1, then option 2;
Monday - Friday
8am to 7pm ET
Transamerica Funds are advised by Transamerica Asset Management, Inc. and distributed by Transamerica Capital, Inc.
These materials are not intended to provide tax, accounting, legal advice or investment recommendations. Neither Transamerica nor its agents or representatives may provide tax or legal advice. Anyone to whom this material is promoted, marketed, or recommended should consult with and rely on their own independent tax and legal advisors regarding their particular situation and the concepts presented herein.
Shares of the Funds may only be sold by offering the Funds’ Prospectus.
You should consider the investment objectives, risks, charges, and expenses of the Funds carefully before investing. The Prospectus contains this and additional important information regarding the Funds. To obtain the Prospectus and/or a summary Prospectus, please contact your financial professional or call 800-851-7555. The Prospectus should be read carefully before investing.
Investing in mutual funds involve significant risks, including the risk that you may lose part or all of the money you invest. For a complete discussion of the risks associated with each fund, please read the prospectus carefully.
Effective on or about May 1, 2016, Transamerica Money Market changed its name to Transamerica Government Money Market, and the fund is operating as a “government” money market fund under new federal regulations, which become fully effective on October 14, 2016. A “government” money market fund invests at least 99.5% of its total assets in U.S. government securities, cash, and/or repurchase agreements that are fully collateralized by U.S. government securities or cash. Transamerica Asset Management, Inc. and its affiliates are under no obligation to provide financial support to the fund or take other measures to ensure that you do not lose money on your investment in the fund. As a government money market fund, the fund is not required to impose a fee upon sale of your shares (liquidity fees) or temporarily suspend your ability to sell shares if the fund liquidity falls below required minimums (redemption gates), and has no current intention to voluntarily impose such liquidity fees or redemption gates. However, the Board of Trustees reserves the right to impose liquidity fees and/or redemption gates in the future.
You could lose money by investing in the Fund. Although the Fund seeks to preserve the value of your investment at $1.00 per share, it cannot guarantee it will do so. The Fund may impose a fee upon sale of your shares or may temporarily suspend your ability to sell shares if the Fund's liquidity falls below required minimums because of market conditions or other factors. An investment in the Fund is not insured or guaranteed by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation or any other government agency. The Fund's sponsor has no legal obligation to provide financial support to the Fund, and you should not expect that the sponsor will provide financial support to the Fund at any time.