Income from US obligations

In most states, income from US Treasury securities and other direct US government obligations is generally exempt from state income taxes. To determine if this income is exempt in the state where you reside, please consult your tax advisor.

Listed here for your information are the percentages of income earned from US Treasury securities and other direct US government obligations for the following funds during calendar year 2017.

Percentage of interest income from US Treasury, other direct US obligations for 2017

Fund Percentage of interest income
Delaware Asia Select Fund1 0.08%
Delaware Corporate Bond Fund 0.21%
Delaware Diversified Income Fund 1.19%
Delaware Emerging Markets Debt Fund 0.15%
Delaware Extended Duration Bond Fund 1.40%
Delaware Floating Rate Fund
(formerly, Delaware Diversified Floating Rate Fund)
Delaware Foundation® Conservative Allocation Fund 1.95%
Delaware Foundation Growth Allocation Fund2 1.00%
Delaware Foundation Moderate Allocation Fund 0.98%
Delaware Global Real Estate Opportunities Fund 0.39%
Delaware Global Value Fund 0.12%
Delaware Healthcare Fund 0.01%
Delaware High-Yield Opportunities Fund 0.04%
Delaware International Value Equity Fund 0.30%
Delaware Limited-Term Diversified Income Fund 3.16%
Delaware Mid Cap Value Fund 0.29%
Delaware Small Cap Core Fund 0.04%
Delaware Small Cap Value Fund 0.14%
Delaware Strategic Income Fund (formerly, Delaware Core Plus Bond Fund) 0.15%
Delaware Value® Fund 0.11%
Delaware Wealth Builder Fund 1.70%
Source: Delaware Funds by Macquarie

1Delaware Asia Select Fund was liquidated on Oct. 27, 2017. The tax information for Delaware Asia Select Fund is applicable to any shares held in 2017 prior to the date of the liquidation of shares.

2Delaware Foundation Growth Allocation Fund merged into Delaware Wealth Builder Fund after the close of business on Dec. 15, 2017. The tax information for Delaware Foundation Growth Allocation Fund is applicable to any shares held in 2017 prior to the date of the merger.

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