State tax exclusions for U.S. government income worksheet

The American Funds listed in the worksheet on the next page distributed income from U.S. government obligations. Some of the ordinary dividends paid by these funds may be excluded from state income tax.

States and jurisdictions allowing exclusions

To the best of our knowledge, the states and jurisdictions listed below allow individual shareholders to exclude from their state taxable income the portion of mutual fund dividends derived from interest on certain U.S. government obligations. The state tax exclusion may not apply to corporations and other entities. (States without individual income tax are not listed.)

  • Alabama
  • Arizona
  • Arkansas
  • California*
  • Colorado
  • Connecticut*
  • Delaware
  • District of Columbia
  • Georgia
  • Hawaii
  • Idaho
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Maine
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  • Mississippi
  • Missouri
  • Montana
  • Nebraska
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • New Mexico
  • New York*
  • North Carolina
  • North Dakota
  • Ohio
  • Oklahoma
  • Oregon
  • Pennsylvania
  • Rhode Island
  • South Carolina
  • Tennessee
  • Utah
  • Vermont
  • Virginia
  • West Virginia
  • Wisconsin

* Shareholders filing returns in California, Connecticut and New York

None of the dividends paid by any of the American Funds in 2013 qualify for exclusion.

Worksheet instructions

  1. If you are an individual taxpayer filing an income tax return in one of the states or jurisdictions listed above (except California, Connecticut and New York) and you own shares of any of the American Funds listed below, complete this worksheet. Corporations and other entities should consult their tax advisors.
  2. For each fund you own, enter the Total ordinary dividends reported in Box 1a of your Form 1099-DIV in the Ordinary dividends box of this worksheet. (If you own more than one share class of any of these funds, you will need to add the ordinary dividend amounts of the different share classes to determine the fund’s total Ordinary dividends.) Then click Continue.
American Funds with U.S. government income in 2013 Ordinary dividends
American Balanced Fund® $
American Funds Balanced PortfolioSM $
American Funds Global Balanced FundSM $
American Funds Global Growth PortfolioSM $
American Funds Growth and Income PortfolioSM $
American Funds Growth PortfolioSM $
American Funds Income PortfolioSM $
American Funds Mortgage Fund® $
American Funds Preservation PortfolioSM $
American Funds Tax-Advantaged Income PortfolioSM $
American High-Income Trust® $
American Mutual Fund® $
The Bond Fund of America® $
Capital Income Builder® $
Capital World Bond Fund® $
Capital World Growth and Income Fund® $
EuroPacific Growth Fund® $
Fundamental InvestorsSM $
The Growth Fund of America® $
The Income Fund of America® $
Intermediate Bond Fund of America® $
International Growth and Income FundSM $
The Investment Company of America® $
The New Economy Fund® $
New Perspective Fund® $
New World Fund® $
Short-Term Bond Fund of America® $
U.S. Government Securities Fund® $
Washington Mutual Investors FundSM $

Click Continue to see your total state tax exclusion

To determine your individual tax situation, please consult your tax advisor.