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Escheatment (14 articles)

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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Nevada Unclaimed Property: Uncashed Payout Checks Could Bring Millions

Abandoned Property, Escheatment, Unclaimed Property

March 30, 2011 Nevada unclaimed property, from casinos, could bring the state millions. When gamblers step into casinos, especially in Nevada, they’re looking to win big bucks. Typically, these gamblers don’t bother redeeming the low-value payout tickets dispensed from cashless slot machines or other electronic games. However, if they cashed in those tickets each time […]

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Indiana Unclaimed Property Reporting: Today is the Deadline Under the Indiana Amnesty Program

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

Reporting unclaimed property in Indiana? If so, pay attention! Today, February 28, 2011, is the deadline for unclaimed property reports under the Indiana Amnesty Program. Early last fall, the Office of the Indiana Attorney General instituted a one-time only unclaimed property amnesty program to help organizations holding unclaimed property come into compliance with the Unclaimed […]

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Cayman Island’s Unclaimed Property Law Causes Uproar

Abandoned Property, Abandoned Property Law, Dormancy Periods, Escheat Law, Escheatment, Legislative Updates, Unclaimed Checks, Unclaimed Property Law, Unclaimed Property Reporting

With reporting deadlines occurring at the end of this month, we are constantly keeping abreast of issues involving unclaimed property and dormant accounts—even ones occurring outside the United States. A recent article caught our attention from CaymanNewsService titled “Law fundamentally ‘flawed’” as it raised some unclaimed property law issues that have and continue to occur […]

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