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NAST/NAUPA May 2010 Annual Conference Summary
Debbie Zumoff, CCO

Unclaimed Property

In spectacular and scenic Salt Lake City, the National Association of State Treasurers held its annual Treasury Management Conference and Exposition which included a full track dedicated to unclaimed property issues.  While geared mainly to the primary audience of state treasurers and their unclaimed property administrators, much information was provided throughout several sessions that was […]

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Spring 2010: Dormancy Periods, State Unclaimed Property Laws, & Reporting Legislative / Regulatory Updates

Abandoned Property, Abandoned Property Law, Dormancy Periods, Escheatment, Legislative Updates, Unclaimed Property, Unclaimed Property Law

State Dormancy Periods Regulations Arizona Dormancy Periods HB 2003, SB 1003 Introduced 12/17/09 This bill proposes to change the dormancy period for traveler’s checks back to 15 years from 3 years. HB 2111 Introduced 1/10/10, Engrossed 2/16/10 This bill proposes to change the dormancy period for traveler’s checks back to 15 years from 3 years. […]

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State escheat laws: Companies must report, but can also reap benefits

Abandoned Property, State Escheatment, Unclaimed Property

When we discuss state escheat laws in our quarterly newsletter, or when you see news regarding them in the media, it typically centers on companies’ obligation to comply or the increasing rate of state unclaimed property audits. However, the The State of Pennsylvania and State Treasurer Rob McCord issued a press release on October 8 […]

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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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DE abandoned property law drives revenue (and risk)

Abandoned Property, Best Practices, Unclaimed Property

I recently learned about some interesting statistics regarding Delaware’s abandoned property law that helps illustrate what unclaimed property means to state budgets. It also shows why companies are facing an increased risk of unclaimed or abandoned property audit. This is an issue I have discussed in the past – as the states face tighter budgets […]

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