Weyerhaeuser announces tax treatment of dividend distributions made in 2012

 Weyerhaeuser announces tax treatment of dividend distributions made in 2012

PR Newswire

FEDERAL WAY, Wash., Jan. 16, 2013

FEDERAL WAY, Wash., Jan. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --For shareholders of
Weyerhaeuser Company (NYSE: WY), the total dividend distributions made in 2012
per share of Common Stock Cusip 96216610 traded under the symbol WY are to be
classified for income tax purposes as Capital Gain Distribution.

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The dividends, totaling $.62 per share, were paid quarterly as follows: $0.15
on March 15, 2012; $0.15 on June 1, 2012; $0.15 on September 14, 2012; and
$0.17 on November 30, 2012. These dividends are classified for income tax
purposes as 100% Capital Gain Distribution. Shareholders are encouraged to
consult their tax advisor to determine the specific effect these distributions
may have on their individual tax situation. The information above relates
solely to distributions made in 2012.

Weyerhaeuser Company, one of the world's largest forest products companies,
began operations in 1900. We grow and harvest trees, build homes and make a
range of forest products essential to everyday lives. We manage our timberland
on a sustainable basis in compliance with internationally recognized forestry
standards. At the end of 2011, we employed approximately 12,800 employees in
11 countries. We have customers worldwide and generated $6.2 billion in sales
from continuing operations in 2011. Our stock trades on the New York Stock
exchange under the symbol WY. Learn more at www.weyerhaeuser.com.

For more information contact:

Media – Anthony Chavez, 253-924-7148

Analysts – Kathryn McAuley, 253-924-2058



SOURCE Weyerhaeuser Company

Website: http://www.weyerhaeuser.com
 
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