Liberty Property Trust Announces Tax Treatment of 2014 Distributions

MALVERN, Pa., Jan. 14, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Liberty Property Trust (NYSE:LPT) announced today the final tax treatment for the 2014 distributions on its common shares. Shareholders are encouraged to consult with their personal tax advisors as to their specific tax treatment of Liberty Property Trust distributions. The table below summarizes the income tax treatment of the company's 2014 distribution of $1.900 per common share (CUSIP No. 531172104):

Common share distributions:
Form 1099 - DIV (Boxes 1a + 2a + 3) Box 1a Box 1b Box 2a Box 2b Box 3


Record
Date

Payable
Date
Cash
Distribution
Per Share
Ordinary
Taxable
Dividends
Taxable
Qualified
Dividends (1)
Total
Capital Gain
Distribution

Unrecaptured
Section 1250
Gain (2)

Nondividend
Distributions
(3)
1/2/2014 1/15/2014 $0.4750 $0.3139 $0.0000 $0.0928 $0.0928 $0.0683
4/1/2014 4/15/2014 $0.4750 $0.3139 $0.0000 $0.0928 $0.0928 $0.0683
7/1/2014 7/15/2014 $0.4750 $0.3139 $0.0000 $0.0928 $0.0928 $0.0683
10/1/2014 10/15/2014 $0.4750 $0.3139 $0.0000 $0.0928 $0.0928 $0.0683
Totals $1.9000 $1.2556 $0.0000 $0.3712 $0.3712 $0.2732
(1) Amounts in Box 1b are included in Box 1a.
(2) Amounts in Box 2b are included in Box 2a.
(3) Amounts in Box 3 are also known as Return of Capital.

The fourth quarter 2014 distribution made to holders of record as of January 2, 2015 for the common shares is considered a 2015 distribution for federal income tax purposes.

About Liberty Property Trust

Liberty Property Trust (NYSE:LPT) is a leader in commercial real estate, serving customers in the United States and United Kingdom through the development, acquisition, ownership and management of superior office and industrial properties. Liberty's 105 million square foot portfolio includes more than 750 properties which provide office, distribution and light manufacturing facilities to 1,800 tenants.

CONTACT: Jeanne Leonard, Liberty Property Trust, 610.648.1704Source:Liberty Property Trust