The GEO Group Announces Tax Treatment of 2013 Dividends

  The GEO Group Announces Tax Treatment of 2013 Dividends

Business Wire

BOCA RATON, Fla. -- January 22, 2014

The GEO Group, Inc. (NYSE: GEO) ("GEO") announced today the tax treatment of
its 2013 dividend distributions.

The following table summarizes, for income tax purposes, the nature of
distributions paid to shareholders, presented on a per share basis, during the
calendar year ended December 31, 2013. Shareholders are encouraged to consult
with their own tax advisors as to their specific tax treatment of GEO
distributions.

Common Stock (CUSIP # 36159R103)

                                       Ordinary Dividends                             Capital Gains                    
Record       Payment      Distribution                                    Non-                      Unrecaptured   Long      Nondividend
Date         Date         Per Share       Total          Qualified      Qualified       Total    Section 1250  Term      Distributions
                                                                                                                             (1)
2/15/2013    3/1/2013     $ 0.5000000     $ 0.5000000     $ 0.1551057     $ 0.3448943     $ -       $   -          $ -       $   -
5/20/2013    6/3/2013       0.5000000       0.5000000       0.1551057       0.3448943       -           -            -           -
8/19/2013    8/29/2013      0.5000000       0.5000000       0.1551057       0.3448943       -           -            -           -
11/14/2013   11/26/2013    0.5500000     0.5500000     0.1706163     0.3793837     -         -          -         -     
                                                                                                                             
             Totals       $ 2.0500000    $ 2.0500000    $ 0.6359334    $ 1.4140666    $ -      $   -         $ -      $   -     
                                                                                                                             
             Percentage     100.0     %     100.0     %     31.0      %     69.0      %     0.0 %       0.0   %      0.0 %       0.0   %
                                                                                                                             
(1) Typically represents a return of capital.

About The GEO Group, Inc.

The GEO Group, Inc. (NYSE: GEO) is the first fully integrated equity real
estate investment trust specializing in the design, financing, development,
and operation of correctional, detention, and community reentry facilities
around the globe. GEO is the world's leading provider of diversified
correctional, detention, and community reentry services to government agencies
worldwide with operations in the United States, Australia, South Africa, and
the United Kingdom. GEO's worldwide operations include the ownership and/or
management of 95 facilities totaling approximately 73,000 beds with a growing
workforce of approximately 18,000 professionals.

Contact:

The GEO Group, Inc.
Pablo E. Paez, 1-866-301-4436
Vice President, Corporate Relations
 
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