Office of the Special Trustee for American Indians
Is OST holding money for you?
The Office of the Special Trustee for American Indians (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 February 28, 2014, there were 61,566 WAU accounts. The combined monetary value of those accounts was $91.3 million.
Search the WAU database of names.
Trust Beneficiary Call Center (TBCC)
For help with account information, to update your account address, or for other account support, call the Trust Beneficiary Call Center, toll free.
Supporting the Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations
Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations
IRS Notice 2102-60 Federal Income Tax Treatment of Per Capita Payments of Certain Settlements
NOTICE: 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, which can be reached at 1-800-961-6109.