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State Escheatment (55 articles)

Courts will decide if state escheatment rules cover unclaimed WWII war bonds

Abandoned Property, Escheat Law, State Escheatment, Unclaimed Property

An interesting article regarding state escheatment rules is circulating today. It is just the latest front in the States’ continuing battle to collect unclaimed and abandoned property. Covered here by the Los Angles Times, the short version of the story is this – there are some $16.7 billion in war bonds from World War II […]

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Facing an Unclaimed Property Audit

Best Practices, Compliance, Escheat Consulting, State Escheatment, Unclaimed Property Audit, Unclaimed Property Reporting

This post by Gail Warner, President of Keane Unclaimed Property, appeared on Keane Unclaimed Property’s corporate blog, “KeaneObservations” written by Peter Teuten, Keane Unclaimed Property’s risk management expert. I’m picking up where Peter left off last week regarding the topic of unclaimed property audit and how it relates to risk management and compliance. The words audit and […]

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New Rules for Reporting Unclaimed Property to Indiana

Abandoned Property, Escheat Law, State Escheatment, Unclaimed Property Reporting

Indiana has modified the procedure for reporting unclaimed property this year. First, effective August 1, 2009, all reports must be filed online. Holders may begin registering for their online access beginning September 15, 2009. Second, for this year only, reporters must wait until October 1, 2009 to submit their reports. The director of the state’s […]

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California Escheatment Guidance Aids Holders Reporting Unclaimed Property

Escheat Law, Escheatment, State Escheatment, Unclaimed Property Reporting

Because reporting unclaimed property is such a hot topic in California, escheatment guidance and holder education are high priorities for the state. To help companies follow the state’s unique and complex reporting requirements they issue a Holder Outreach newsletter on their website. It provides tips, alerts, and instructions that typically detail or highlight the nuances between California escheatment […]

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