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BLACKROCK INCOME TRUST, INC.

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BlackRock Income Trust : Taxable Fixed Income Earnings Summary

06/30/2021 EST

Latest Declared Divid Month Average Earned

% Leveraged

Data as of

Closed-End Taxable Fixed Income Funds

June 30, 2021

Latest

3 Month

Distribution

3 Month

Declared

Avg. Earned

Coverage

Avg. UNII

Leverage

Fund Name

Ticker

Distribution1

Rate2

Ratio3

Balance4

(%)5

Floating Rate

Floating Rate Income Strategies Fund, Inc.6

FRA

0.066700

0.0559613

83.9%

(0.06209)

28.9%

Floating Rate Income Trust6

BGT

0.064700

0.0541428

83.7%

(0.06489)

30.1%

High Yield

Debt Strategies Fund, Inc.6

DSU

0.060500

0.0513661

84.9%

(0.04802)

30.4%

Corporate High Yield Fund, Inc.6

HYT

0.077900

0.0654606

84.0%

(0.07887)

30.5%

Multi-Sector

Limited Duration Income Trust6

BLW

0.098100

0.0861205

87.8%

(0.08796)

34.0%

Core Bond Trust6

BHK

0.074600

0.0637812

85.5%

0.05152

34.8%

Multi-Sector Income Trust6

BIT

0.123700

0.0911693

73.7%

(0.29367)

38.4%

BlackRock Credit Allocation Income Trust6

BTZ

0.083900

0.0718471

85.6%

(0.05966)

28.8%

2022 Global Income Opportunity Trust

BGIO

0.050000

0.0317428

63.5%

(0.05342)

0.0%

High Quality

Enhanced Government Fund, Inc.6

EGF

0.041000

0.0267007

65.1%

(0.07284)

19.0%

Income Trust Inc.7

BKT

0.034400

0.0259776

75.5%

(0.03945)

23.7%

Taxable Municipal

Taxable Municipal Bond Trust

BBN

0.117000

0.1070217

91.5%

0.00767

31.5%

  1. Latest Declared Distribution is the regular monthly cash distribution. Not reflected in 3-month average UNII ending balances.
  2. Represents estimated Average Earned Income per share over the past three months, as of 6/30/2021
  3. Distribution Coverage Ratio is calculated dividing the 3 Month Avg. Earned by the Latest Declared Distribution as of 6/30/2021
  4. Represents an Estimate of Average Undistributed Net Investment Income balance over the past three months, as of 6/30/2021
  5. Represents % of Total Assets represented by bank borrowings or reverse repurchase agreements outstanding, as of 6/30/2021
  6. FRA, BGT, DSU, HYT, BLW, BHK, BIT, BTZ, and EGF (the "Funds") have adopted a level distribution plan (the "Plan") and employ a managed distribution to support a level distribution of income, capital gains and/or return of capital. The fixed amount distributed per share is subject to change at the

discretion of the Fund's Board of Directors. Shareholders should not draw any conclusions about the Fund's investment performance from the amount of the Fund's current distributions or from the terms of the Plan.

The Funds may estimate that they have distributed more than their income and net realized capital gains in the current fiscal year; therefore, a portion of the distribution may be a return of capital. A return of capital may occur, for example, when some or all of a shareholder's investment is paid back to the shareholder. A return of capital

distribution does not necessarily reflect the Fund's investment performance and should not be confused with 'yield' or 'income'. When distributions exceed total return performance, the difference will reduce the Fund's net asset value per share.

Although the character of income will not be determined until the end of the fund's fiscal year, below are Fund's that have a portion of their distribution classified as return of capital fiscal year to date: EGF's distribution fiscal year to date is comprised of 28% return of capital as of 6/30/2021

BIT's distribution fiscal year to date is comprised of 31% return of capital as of 6/30/2021

FRA's distribution fiscal year to date is comprised of 9% return of capital as of 6/30/2021

BGT's distribution fiscal year to date is comprised of 9% return of capital as of 6/30/2021

DSU's distribution fiscal year to date is comprised of 7% return of capital as of 6/30/2021

HYT's distribution fiscal year to date is comprised of 12% return of capital as of 6/30/2021

BTZ's distribution fiscal year to date is comprised of 4% return of capital as of 6/30/2021

BLW's distribution fiscal year to date is comprised of 6% return of capital as of 6/30/2021

Section 19(b) of the 1940 Act. The Fund expects that distributions under the Plan will exceed current income and capital gains and therefore will likely include a return of capital. BKT may

7BlackRock Income Trust, Inc. (NYSE:BKT) has adopted a Plan whereby beginning August 2018 the Fund will make fixed monthly distributions to common stockholders and will distribute all available investment income to its stockholders, consistent with its investment objective and as required by the Code. If sufficient investment income is not available on a monthly basis, the Fund will distribute long-term capital gains and/or return capital to its stockholders in order to maintain a level distribution. The Fund is currently not relying on any exemptive relief from Section 19(b) of the 1940 Act. The Fund expects that distributions under the Plan will exceed current income and capital gains and therefore will likely include a return of capital. BKT may make additional distributions from time to time, including additional capital gain distributions at the end of the taxable year, if required to meet requirements imposed by the Code and/or the 1940 Act. No conclusions should be drawn about the Fund's investment performance from the amount of the Fund's distributions or from the terms of the Fund's Plan.

BKT estimates that it has distributed more than its income and net realized capital gains in the current fiscal year; therefore, a portion of the distribution may be a return of capital. A return of capital may occur, for example, when some or all of a shareholder's investment is paid back to the shareholder. A return of capital distribution does not necessarily reflect BKT's investment performance and should not be confused with 'yield' or 'income'. When distributions exceed total

return performance, the difference will reduce BKT's net asset value per share.

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Although the character of income will not be determined until the end of the fund's fiscal year, the fund currently estimates that its distribution fiscal year to date is comprised of 85% net investment income and 15% return of capital.

BKT will send its shareholders a Form 1099-DIV for the calendar year that will illustrate how its distributions should be reported for federal income incomet tax purposes.

Click here to access the BlackRock Closed-End Fund Section 19 notices.

Distributions and yields may be affected by: 1) changes in the portfolio as when bonds paying higher interest rates are called or mature and are replaced by bonds paying lower current interest rates and 2) in the case of leveraged funds, by changes in the variable rate paid by the fund for leverage. Current year distributions are not classified as "Income", "Short-Term Capital Gains", "Long Term Capital Gains", or "Return of Capital" until calendar year-end.

Investment return, price, yields and NAV will fluctuate with changes in market conditions. At the time of sale, your shares may have a market price that is above or below net asset value, and may be worth more or less than your original investment. Closed-end funds often trade at a discount to NAV but may trade at a premium. There is no assurance that a fund will meet its investment objective. The information contained herein represents past performance and is no guarantee of future. results; current performance may be lower or higher than indicated here. Please visit www.blackrock.com for the most up to date information about the funds.

All investors should consider the investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses of the funds carefully before investing. The prospectus for each fund currently offering its securities contains this and other important information about the applicable fund currently offering its securities. Investors can obtain a prospectus for any fund currently offering its securities by calling 800-882-0052. All investors are urged to carefully read the prospectus of any such fund in its entirety before investing. There is no assurance any fund will achieve its objectives. The information contained herein is not complete and may be changed. This document is not an offer to sell a fund's securities and is not soliciting an offer to buy a fund's securities in any jurisdiction where the offer or sale is not permitted.

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Disclaimer

Blackrock Income Trust Inc. published this content on 30 June 2021 and is solely responsible for the information contained therein. Distributed by Public, unedited and unaltered, on 16 July 2021 13:56:04 UTC.


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