LEAWOOD, Kan. -- December 22, 2017 -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Tortoise announced that following today’s signing of the tax reform legislation, Tortoise’s C-Corporation closed-end funds will now accrue deferred federal income taxes at a 21% corporate federal tax rate instead of the historical 35% tax rate.
As a result, today’s net asset value (NAV) for Tortoise C-Corp closed-end funds will reflect the new tax rate as follows:
|As of 12/22/2017||TYG||NTG|
|NAV before change in corporate tax rate||$||24.95||$||16.59|
|Change in NAV/share with 21% corporate tax rate||$||2.76||$||1.12|
|% change in NAV with 21% corporate tax rate||11.06||%||6.75||%|
|NAV reflecting new corporate tax rate||$||27.71||$||17.71|
For more details, please see our Tax Reform Q&A here.
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