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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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Multi-State VDA’s – The Proactive Solution

Multi-State VDA’s – The Proactive Solution

Best Practices, Compliance, Litigation, Unclaimed Property, Unclaimed Property Audit, Unclaimed Property Reporting

According to state estimates, only 10-12% of companies nationwide are in compliance with state unclaimed property provisions. In an effort to increase voluntary compliance rates, states are increasingly reaching out to companies that they believe may have potential unclaimed property exposure to seek an understanding of their potential exposures and invite them to come into […]

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