FAQ

Do I have to split MS-9 Capital Reserve funds into principal and interest?
No, capital reserve funds can be reported into the principal section of the MS-9 ledger.
Mon, 6 Aug, 2018 at 4:01 PM
How should fees be reported on the MS-9?
The fees should be reported in the Principal Withdrawals or Income Expenses fields.
Mon, 6 Aug, 2018 at 4:02 PM
How should funds from stock splits be reported?
Fund received from stock splits should be reported on the MS-9 under Principal New Funds.
Mon, 6 Aug, 2018 at 4:02 PM
How should funds received from class action settlements be reported?
These funds should be reported on the MS-9 under Principal New Funds.
Mon, 6 Aug, 2018 at 4:03 PM
How should funds that are invested via multiple methods be reported on the MS-9?
Funds that are invested through multiple methods or types (i.e. a combination such as stocks and bonds or bonds and CDs) should be reported as "Common ...
Mon, 6 Aug, 2018 at 4:04 PM
The MS-9 Income-Income field we currently report is net income. Will DOJ accept net income?
Yes, for 2018 DOJ will be accepting net income in the MS-9 Income section. Note that in 2019 it is recommended that the Income is shown as a gross total with...
Mon, 6 Aug, 2018 at 4:05 PM
Should Principal Fees should be entered in the Principal Withdrawals column?
Yes.
Mon, 6 Aug, 2018 at 4:06 PM
Should Income Fees should be entered in the Income Expended column?
Yes.
Mon, 6 Aug, 2018 at 4:06 PM
How should my cemetery funds be reported?
Cemetery funds should be reported individually on the MS-9. For example, if you have ten individual cemetery perpetual care funds for ten cemetery plots, th...
Tue, 25 Feb, 2020 at 10:56 AM
How should automatic sweeps, income, or dividend re-investments be handled?
The DOJ wants insight into how funds are performing over their lifetime, therefore income should be tracked separately in perpetuity and not rolled into pri...
Wed, 16 Jan, 2019 at 11:29 AM