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IMPORTANT FUND DATES FOR 2019

  • Jan. 11th - Deadline for all address updates before the U.S. and Canadian tax form mailing.
  • Jan. 31st - U.S. W2 and 1099 tax forms mailed out/post-marked no later than this date.
  • Feb. 15th - Expiration of all W4 tax EXEMPT status for previous calendar year 2018.
  • Feb. 28th - Canadian tax forms mailed out by this date.
  • March 15th - U.S. 1042 tax forms mailed out by this date.
  • May 1st - Deadline to submit a request for a divorce accommodation by the Fund (see here for more details on the Fund's Divorce Accommodation Policy).
  • May 24th - Deadline for all address/tax/beneficiary/BOB/MFB updates.
  • May 31st - End of Direct Deposit and GO PAPERLESS enrollment for the Regular distribution.
  • July 1st - Regular distribution.
  • July 1st - July 23rd (15 business days) - Stop payment fee applies for Regular distribution checks. No fee thereafter.
  • Aug. 30th - Deadline for address updates and Direct Deposit/GO PAPERLESS enrollment for Omissions distribution.
  • Sept. 16th - Omissions distribution.
  • Sept. 16th - Oct. 4th (15 business days) - Stop payment fee applies for Omissions distribution checks. No fee thereafter.
  • All issued checks are valid for 90 days only, at which point they will become stale-dated and need to be reissued. No checks are replaced in the months of December and January to prepare for tax reporting. Check reissues resume in February.