Dorchester Minerals, L.P. is a publicly traded limited partnership that commenced operations on January 31, 2003 upon the combination of Dorchester Hugoton, Ltd., Republic Royalty Company, L.P. and Spinnaker Royalty Company, L.P. Our partnership is based in Dallas, Texas, and is the owner of producing and non-producing crude oil and natural gas mineral, royalty, overriding royalty, net profits, and leasehold interests and its common units trade on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol DMLP. Our executive offices are located at 3838 Oak Lawn Avenue, Suite 300, Dallas, Texas 75219-4541, and our telephone number is (214) 559-0300.
Equiniti Trust Company, LLC (formerly American Stock Transfer & Trust Company, LLC) is our registrar and transfer agent and its telephone number is (800) 937-5449. Please contact them directly for any questions regarding ownership changes, lost certificates or cash distribution payments. If you hold your units of Dorchester Minerals, L.P. in a brokerage account, you may contact your broker directly.
Each year in early March tax information for the prior calendar year is sent to investors in our partnership. If you have questions or need additional information, including copies of K-1's, please visit our website at www.taxpackagesupport.com/dmlp, call (877) 222-3204 or write Dorchester Minerals, L.P., Tax Package Support, P.O. Box 799060, Dallas, Texas 75379.
This statement is intended to be a qualified notice under Treasury Regulation Section 1.1446-4(b). Brokers and nominees should treat one hundred percent (100.0%) of Dorchester Minerals, L.P.’s distributions to non-U.S. investors as being attributable to income that is effectively connected with a United States trade or business. Although a portion of Dorchester Minerals, L.P.’s income may not be effectively connected income, brokers and nominees should treat one hundred percent (100.0%) of Dorchester Minerals, L.P.’s distributions to non-U.S. investors as being attributable to income that is effectively connected with a United States trade or business. Accordingly, Dorchester Minerals, L.P.’s distributions to non-U.S. investors are subject to federal income tax withholding at the highest applicable effective tax rate. Per Section 1.1446(f)-4(c)(2)(iii), one hundred percent (100.0%) of the Dorchester Minerals, L.P. distribution is in excess of cumulative net income. Nominees, and not Dorchester Minerals, L.P., are treated as the withholding agents responsible for withholding on the distributions received by them on behalf of foreign investors.