Tortoise Closed-End Funds

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(NYSE: TPZ) Tortoise Power and Energy Infrastructure Fund, Inc.

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Annual 1099-DIV

2012 Common Stock Tax Information

TPZ provides the following tax information to its common stockholders pertaining to the character of distributions paid during 2012. For stockholders who received all distributions in cash during 2012, approximately 58.59% was treated as ordinary income (Box 1a) and 41.41% as capital gain (Box 2a). The per share characterization by month is reflected in the sample Form 1099-DIV below.

Ex-Div Date Record Date Payment
Date
Total
Distributions
Per Share
Total
Ordinary Dividends
Box 1a
Qualified
Dividends
Box 1b
Capital Gain
Distributions
Box 2a
Nondividend
Distributions
Box 3
12/19/2012 12/21/2012 12/31/2012 $0.125000 $0.125000 $0.00 $0.000000 $0.00
11/20/2012 11/23/2012 11/30/2012 $0.125000 $0.068531 $0.00 $0.056469 $0.00
10/22/2012 10/24/2012 10/31/2012 $0.125000 $0.068531 $0.00 $0.056469 $0.00
09/20/2012 09/24/2012 09/28/2012 $0.125000 $0.068531 $0.00 $0.056469 $0.00
08/22/2012 08/24/2012 08/31/2012 $0.125000 $0.068531 $0.00 $0.056469 $0.00
07/20/2012 07/24/2012 07/31/2012 $0.125000 $0.068531 $0.00 $0.056469 $0.00
06/20/2012 06/22/2012 06/29/2012 $0.125000 $0.068531 $0.00 $0.056469 $0.00
05/21/2012 05/23/2012 05/31/2012 $0.125000 $0.068531 $0.00 $0.056469 $0.00
04/19/2012 04/23/2012 04/30/2012 $0.125000 $0.068531 $0.00 $0.056469 $0.00
03/21/2012 03/23/2012 03/30/2012 $0.125000 $0.068531 $0.00 $0.056469 $0.00
02/17/2012 02/22/2012 02/29/2012 $0.125000 $0.068531 $0.00 $0.056469 $0.00
01/20/2012 01/24/2012 01/31/2012 $0.125000 $0.068531 $0.00 $0.056469 $0.00
Total 2012 Distributions: $1.500000 $0.878841 $0.00 $0.621159 $0.00

 

Box 1a: Ordinary dividends are taxed at ordinary income tax rates.

Box 2a: Capital gain distributions (long-term) are taxed at capital gain tax rates.

For stockholders who participated in the company-sponsored dividend reinvestment plan, the tax basis of shares acquired is the greater of the purchase price or the market close price on the payment date.

Report of Organizational Actions Affecting Basis of Securities

Effective January 1, 2012, issuers of regulated investment company securities must complete Form 8937 to report organizational actions, including nontaxable distributions, that affect the basis of the securities involved in the organizational action. The information contained below is intended to satisfy the requirements of public reporting under section 1.6045B-1(a)(3) and (b)(4) of the Treasury Regulations. TPZ had no organizational actions affecting the basis of securities to report during 2012.

Nothing contained herein should be construed as tax advice; consult your tax adviser for more information. Furthermore, you may not rely upon any information herein for the purpose of avoiding any penalties that may be imposed under the Internal Revenue Code.