Office of the Special Trustee for American Indians (OST)
OST maintains addresses of IIM account owners. Addresses make it possible for OST to keep in touch with account owners, sending them their account statements and their funds. Whereabouts Unknown (WAU) accounts are those for which OST does not have current address information. As of June 30, 2014, there were 63,497 WAU accounts. The combined monetary value of those accounts was $98.5 million. Search the WAU database of names.
Need help? 1-888-678-6836
For help with account information, to update your account address, or for other account support, call the Trust Beneficiary Call Center, toll free, 1-888-678-6836.
How to Read Your IIM StatementVisit the How to Read Your IIM Statement page and click on the link of the same name to go to a sample statement with highlighted definitions.
Receive IIM Funds ElectronicallySign up for Direct Deposit Sign up for a Debit Card
OST Mini-Quiz!How many powwows did OST Field Operations personnel participate in during fiscal year 2013?
Find the answer on the new IIM financial empowerment training page.
- IRS Notice 2102-60 Federal Income Tax Treatment of Per Capita Payments of Certain Settlements
- The Trust Beneficiary Call Center is continuing to experience a high volume of incoming beneficiary calls about Cobell settlement payments. If you are calling regarding Cobell settlement individual class-action payments, the Trust Beneficiary Call Center does not have this information. Your best source for information is the Garden City Group:
Garden City Group, Inc.
Call: 1-800-961-6109 toll free
Mail: Indian Trust Settlement, P.O. Box 9577, Dublin, OH 43017-4877
Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations (click here)
Did you know that the minimum base payment for each purchase offer from the Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations is $75? Also, while payments do vary based on the land interests held, some landowners have received payments of over $100,000 for their land. Learn more about the Program, including how land is valued, by visiting here, or register as a willing seller by calling the Trust Beneficiary Call Center at 888-678-6836.
Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations - For you, your land, your community. Consolidation makes a difference. Trust Beneficiary Call Center (888) 678-6836; www.doi.gov/buybackprogram