Annual PFIC Declaration
This information is provided for shareholders who are U.S. taxpayers. It may not be relevant for other persons.
ANY TAX ADVICE IN THIS COMMUNICATION IS NOT INTENDED OR WRITTEN TO BE USED, AND CANNOT BE USED, BY ANY PERSON OR ENTITY FOR THE PURPOSE OF (i) AVOIDING PENALTIES THAT MAY BE IMPOSED ON ANY TAXPAYER OR (ii) PROMOTING, MARKETING OR RECOMMENDING TO ANOTHER PARTY ANY MATTERS ADDRESSED HEREIN.
Detour Gold Corporation (“Detour”) believes that it would not be classified as a passive foreign investment company ("PFIC") for its taxable year ended December 31, 2015.
THE U.S. TAX RULES REGARDING PFICS ARE VERY COMPLEX AND INVESTORS ARE STRONGLY URGED TO CONSULT THEIR OWN TAX ADVISOR REGARDING THE U.S. TAX CONSEQUENCES OF THE PFIC RULES TO YOUR INVESTMENT IN DETOUR.
Please consult your personal tax advisor for more information on PFIC status and its implications to you.