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Boston Properties Announces 2012 Tax Treatment Of Its Distributions

Stocks in this article: BXP

Boston Properties, Inc. (NYSE: BXP), a real estate investment trust, announced today the 2012 tax treatment of its common stock distributions as described below. Shareholders are encouraged to consult with their personal tax advisors as to their specific tax treatment of Boston Properties distributions.


Record Date


Payment Date


Total Distribution per Share


Total Distribution Allocable to 2012


2012 Taxable Ordinary Dividends


2012 Qualified Dividends (1)


2012 Total Capital Gain Distribution


2012 Unrecaptured Section 1250 Gain (2)

Common Shares (CUSIP #101121101)
12/31/2011 1/27/2012 $0.550000 $0.436631 $0.421126 $0.005526 $0.015505 $0.007113
3/30/2012 4/30/2012 $0.550000 $0.550000 $0.530469 $0.006961 $0.019531 $0.008960
6/29/2012 7/31/2012 $0.550000 $0.550000 $0.530469 $0.006961 $0.019531 $0.008960
9/28/2012 10/31/2012 $0.550000 $0.550000 $0.530469 $0.006961 $0.019531 $0.008960
12/31/2012 1/29/2013 $0.650000     $0.286895     $0.276707     $0.003631     $0.010188     $0.004674
$2.850000 $2.373526 $2.289240 $0.030040 $0.084286 $0.038667
100% 96.4489% 3.5511%
(1) Qualified Dividends is a subset of, and included in, the 2012 Taxable Ordinary Dividends amount.
(2) Unrecaptured Section 1250 Gain is a subset of, and included in, the 2012 Total Capital Gain Distribution amount.

The common stock distribution with a record date of December 31, 2011 is a split-year distribution with $0.436631 allocable to 2012 for federal income tax purposes. The common stock distribution with a record date of December 31, 2012 will be a split-year distribution with $0.286895 allocable to 2012 for federal income tax purposes and $0.363105 allocable to 2013 for federal income tax purposes.

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