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Tax Resource Center

Mutual Fund Tax Forms Explained

Depending on the kind of account you have, you’ll be receiving different types of tax forms from Thrivent Mutual Funds. We’ve provided a list of these forms to help you understand what they are, who receives them, when they will become available, and what kind of information each one provides.

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Who Gets It

Shareholders who earned taxable dividends and/or capital gain distributions; and shareholders who earned federal tax-exempt dividends in the Thrivent Municipal Bond Fund

When It’s Mailed

Thrivent Mutual Funds targets mail dates by January 31st and mid-to-late February for Thrivent mutual funds that invest in REITs (real estate investment trusts): Thrivent Diversified Income Plus Fund and Thrivent Growth and Income Plus Fund

What’s In It

Taxable dividends and capital gains; federal income tax withheld; federal tax-exempt dividends; return of capital distributions, the amount of earnings subject to alternative minimum tax (AMT); and backup withholding on tax-exempt dividends

How Do You Use It

Complete your IRS Form 1040 and Schedules B and D, depending on your situation. Be sure to talk to your tax advisor.

Who Gets It

Shareholders who redeemed shares from non-tax-deferred accounts for mutual funds with fluctuating share prices

When It’s Mailed

Thrivent Mutual Funds targets mail dates by January 31st

What’s In It

Redemption transaction information including systematic withdrawals and exchanges; redemption trade date and redemption amount; federal income tax withheld and cost basis information

How Do You Use It

Calculate capital gains or losses on IRS Form 8949 and Schedule D

Who Gets It

Shareholders who took partial or total distributions from a traditional or Roth IRA, SEP IRA, SIMPLE IRA or 403(b)

When It’s Mailed

Thrivent Mutual Funds targets mail dates by January 31st

What’s In It

Distribution amount and type; and federal and state income tax withheld, if any

How Do You Use It

Calculate taxable income on IRS Form 1040 and state/local tax returns

Who Gets It

Shareholders who took partial or total distributions

When It’s Mailed

Thrivent Mutual Funds targets mail dates by January 31st

What’s In It

Distribution amount

How Do You Use It

Calculate taxable income on IRS Form 1040 and state/local tax returns

Who Gets It

Shareholders who made contributions, rollovers or recharacterizations to their traditional or Roth IRAs, or who made Roth IRA conversions

When It’s Mailed

For traditional and Roth IRAs, if you’ve already contributed, Thrivent Mutual Funds targets mail dates by January 31st. If you do contribute later for the previous year, Thrivent Mutual Funds targets May 31st.  For SEP or SIMPLE IRAs, forms will be sent out in January.

What’s In It

Your contributions made to date to your traditional or Roth IRA for the year; your rollovers, conversions or recharacterizations for the year; employer and salary reduction contributions made to your SEP IRA or SIMPLE IRA in the calendar year; the market value for each IRA you own is based on the market on the last day of the year

Keep in Mind

If no contributions are made for the year, use your Dec 31 year-end statement to obtain the fair market value of your account. Box 11 indicates if your account is subject to minimum distribution requirements for the upcoming year.  If you want to make IRA contributions for the prior tax year, it must be postmarked by April 15th and designated as a contribution for the previous year

How Do You Use It

Report your deductible traditional IRA contributions on IRS Form 1040, or your nondeductible contributions on IRA Form 8606

Who Gets It

Shareholders who made contributions or rollovers to a Coverdell Education Savings Account in the year

When It’s Mailed

Thrivent Mutual Funds targets mail dates by April 30th

What’s In It

A summary of contributions, transfers and rollovers made to date to your CESA for the year; and the Dec 31st market value for each CESA you own

Keep in Mind

If you want to make Coverdell ESA contributions for the prior tax year, it must be postmarked by April 15th and designated as a contribution for the previous year

How Do You Use It

Track your contributions and determine your basis

Finding Your Thrivent Mutual Funds Tax Forms

You can access your tax forms with the rest of your account documents by logging into your Thrivent Mutual Funds account.  If you work with a Thrivent Financial Representative, your tax forms will be available using your User ID and Password on Thrivent.com. Tax forms will also be sent to your mailing address.