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Gift Card Escheatment Rules Changes Proposed by the Fed

Gift Card Escheatment

The Fed jumped into the holiday spirit with a recent proposal that impacts gift card escheatment rules. Since it was announced, we have been having some internal discussions here about the news yesterday that the Federal Reserve is proposing changes to the rules that govern gift card and certificate expirations – and their eventual escheatment to State […]

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Experts from Keane Unclaimed Property offer tips on audit prevention, best practices and compliance

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

In an ongoing effort to educate finance, accounting and compliance departments about their company’s unclaimed property risks, Keane Unclaimed Property is offering a unique opportunity to connect directly with Keane Unclaimed Property’s subject matter experts. An online Audit Risk Assessment is being made available to those who are interested in a way to evaluate their […]

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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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New Partnership for Escheat, Unclaimed Property and Consulting Services

Escheat Consulting

Keane Unclaimed Property recently announced a partnership for escheat, unclaimed property reporting and compliance consulting services with UHY Advisors SALT, LLC (UHY), a professional services firm specializing in state and local tax and business consulting. UHY Advisors, Inc. and its subsidiary entities have more than 1,200 professionals providing services from offices across the United States and […]

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