Tax Information Center
Valuable tax information for BlackRock funds as you prepare your federal and state income tax returns.
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- What is a capital gain?
- Why do the mutual funds distribute capital gains?
- What is the difference between short-term and long-term capital gains?
- When are taxes paid on capital gains distributions?
- What is "buying a dividend"?
- What is a cost basis?
- Where can I learn more about dividend dates and distribution amounts for BlackRock funds?
- If distributions are reinvested, are they still subject to taxes?
- Does BlackRock try to limit capital gain distributions?
- What is the difference between record date, ex-date and payable date?
- If a mutual fund's NAV has fallen this year, how does it distribute a capital gain?
- Why does a mutual fund's NAV drop when a distribution is paid?
- When is a Form 1099 sent to shareholders?
- How are distributions recorded on forms 1099-DIV?
- Who do I contact if I have not received a 1099?
- Where can I find more information on BlackRock Funds?
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