Trustee Fee

Report the source of your spouse’s trustee fees in Part 5.

Note that you may have to report the underlying holdings of the trust in Part 6 if you, your spouse, or dependent child have an interest in or have received income from the trust (see the trust entries in Part 6 of this guide for details).





Income Type

Income Amount


Family trust #1



trustee fees


For Your Spouse

Part 5

Report the source of your spouse’s trustee fees if your spouse received more than $1,000 from that source during the reporting period.

Description:  Identify the trust.  If the trust is for the benefit of your spouse or relatives, you may use initials in lieu of a person’s name (e.g., “2003 J.S. Trust”) or simply refer to the entity as a family trust (e.g., “family trust #1”).  In other cases, identify the trust by the last name (e.g., “Doe family trust”).

EIF:  Select “N/A.”

Income Type:  Describe the type of income as “trustee fees.”