Tax Information

The Tax Administrator has issued a "Statement to Eligible Investors", a document that provides tax information related to this settlement. A copy of the Statement to Eligible Investors can be found below:

Mellon Securities Statement to Eligible Investors

As always, you should consult your financial advisor or tax professional to determine the potential tax consequences and appropriate tax treatment for your situation.

Reissue Forms

These forms are to be used should you wish to have your retirement check made payable to yourself. In the event of a beneficial owner, the beneficiary form would apply and will need to be completed by each beneficiary of record.

Reissue IRA Distribution Form: Mellon Reissue IRA Distribution Form
For use by individuals who received a check written to their IRA and no longer maintain an IRA.

Beneficiary Reissue IRA Distribution Form: Mellon Beneficiary Reissue IRA Distribution Form
For use by beneficiaries or guardians who received a check written to an individual's IRA and it should be reissued to the beneficiary or guardian.

Reissue Non-IRA Distribution Form: Mellon Reissue Non-IRA Distribution Form
For use by individuals who received a check as part of a Retirement Plan or a Defined Benefit Plan and the Plan or employer no longer exists.

Beneficiary Non-IRA Distribution Form: Mellon Beneficiary Non-IRA Distribution Form
For use by beneficiaries or guardians who received a check written to an individual as part of a Retirement or a Defined Benefit Plan and it should be reissued to the beneficiary or guardian.

Abandoned Plan Affidavit: Mellon Abandoned Plan Affidavit
This form must be submitted when an individual requests to have an ERISA Plan (401(k), 403(b)) check reissued to their own name. This form will be submitted with the letter of instruction, the correct reissue form (see above), and the IRS Form 5500, which can be obtained from the www.freeerisa.com website.

When opening the form attachments on this page for the first time, you may encounter delays. If you are unable to open the attachment, please contact the Fund Administrator.

You should consult your financial advisor or tax professional to determine the potential tax consequences and appropriate tax treatment for your situation.