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Abandoned Property (40 articles)

Accounting for Unclaimed Property

Abandoned Property, Compliance, Unclaimed Property, Unclaimed Property Law, Unclaimed Property Reporting

Escheatment is the process of remitting an asset to the state of the address of record as unclaimed property. When not correctly managed and reported, the historic unclaimed property liability coupled with the risk of state audits – and subsequent fines and penalties for non-compliance – become material to your annual reviews, findings, and ultimate opinions. And, given the […]

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Gift Card Escheatment Laws

Abandoned Property, Abandoned Property Law, Compliance, Dormancy Periods, Escheat Law, Escheatment, Gift Card Escheatment, State Escheatment, Unclaimed Property, Unclaimed Property Law, Unclaimed Property Reporting

Update 2019: Are gift cards escheatable? Unfortunately, the answer is not simple as each state and territory have different unclaimed property laws regarding gift cards and the time before escheatment. These differences in state laws impact gift card breakage, the revenue companies gain through unredeemed gift cards. The Electronic Funds Transfer Act and the Consumer […]

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Quick Guide: New York Escheat & Unclaimed Property Laws

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

Are you interested in learning some of the key concepts of New York escheat and unclaimed property laws? Have a specific question about reporting, auditing or compliance? This page gives you key information pertaining to New York State escheat laws including reporting & compliance.

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Keane Hosts Unclaimed Property Compliance Forum

Abandoned Property, Compliance, Other News

With the regulatory landscape constantly changing and evolving, unclaimed property compliance reporting is becoming more complex than ever for businesses and financial institutions. In order to keep businesses aware of these changes and to ensure that they are knowledgeable about the reporting process, Keane partnered with the Pennsylvania Treasury Department to host an Unclaimed Property […]

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Oil, Gas and Unclaimed Property: How to Keep an Audit Out of the Mix (Part II)

Abandoned Property, Oil & Gas, Unclaimed Property Audit, Unclaimed Property Law

The following is the second part of our two part piece about unclaimed property audits and the Oil & Gas Industry. View the first part here Oil & Gas Industry Factors In addition to the common red flags listed in the previous article, there are some risk factors specific to the oil and gas industry […]

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