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Unclaimed Property Reporting (173 articles)

With 55 domestic reporting jurisdictions – and little uniformity from one to the next – it can be a daunting task for companies to handle their unclaimed property reporting. For example, some jurisdictions require reports in the fall – others want them in the spring. Dormancy periods vary by property type and which jurisdiction you’re reporting to. Furthermore, unclaimed property laws are constantly changing. On this page you’ll find best practices for correctly reporting unclaimed property.

Trouble Keeping Up With Unclaimed Property During COVID-19? Keane Offers a Discount to Help

Trouble Keeping Up With Unclaimed Property During COVID-19? Keane Offers a Discount to Help

Compliance, Unclaimed Property Law, Unclaimed Property Reporting

During this difficult time, the Keane Team wants to send our best wishes for health and safety to you, your employees and families. Keane has taken steps to ensure the safety and well being of our Team. At this time, 100% of our service teams are functioning remotely. We have created a COVID-19 Changes to […]

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California Escheat & Unclaimed Property Laws

Compliance, Unclaimed Property Reporting

See our California state page for more information about California Unclaimed Property Reporting Looking for information on unclaimed property & escheat law in California? This post will point you in the right direction with some general facts & knowledge about California unclaimed property laws and regulations. If at the end, you still have questions or […]

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The Anatomy of an Effective Unclaimed Property Due Diligence Letter

The Anatomy of an Effective Unclaimed Property Due Diligence Letter

Compliance, Unclaimed Property Reporting

The objective of the unclaimed property due diligence letter is to provide proper notice to the apparent owner of abandoned or unclaimed property in an attempt to resolve the item. This post will analyze the key elements of an effective due diligence mailing to both ensure compliance with state escheat laws and to maximize the return of property to owners.

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Delaware Sending Reporting Reminder Letters

Delaware Sending Reporting Reminder Letters

State Escheatment, Unclaimed Property Law, Unclaimed Property Reporting

The State of Delaware Department of Finance is sending out letters reminding organizations of their annual unclaimed property responsibility. While Delaware accepts negative or $0 reports they do not require negative reporting. It appears that these letters are targeted to holders that previously reported unclaimed property to the State of Delaware but may have discontinued […]

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