Distributable Net Income (DNI) is a tax term applied to estates and trusts. This is an estimate telling beneficiaries and unitholders the amount of profit they can receive from an estate or trust after taxes and other upfront expenses. As this is an estimation, the actual amount paid out often differs from the originally indicated DNI.
Additional meaning of Distributable Net Income:
Distributable net income is the maximum amount received by the designated individuals that is taxable, any amount above this figure will be tax free.