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Do I have to file a 1099 MISC if I pay trustee fees from a

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Do I have to file a 1099 MISC if I pay trustee fees from a trust?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Tax
Expert:  Lev replied 5 years ago.


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The trust does not need to issue the form 1099-misc to report trustee fees. Please see discussion here -


As long as the trustee isn’t in the business of being a trustee, trustee fees are reported as "Other Income" on the line number 21 on Form 1040.

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