Unclaimed Property


Q. I am looking for suggestions of department ownership for the day-to-day monitoring of "uncashed" payments ultimately with the risk of becoming unclaimed property. I am trying to be proactive, so… Read More
Q. We had an accounts receivable credit balance and issued a check to the company. The check went stale and after researching we found the company had been closed. We were able to locate a person… Read More
Each state has different unclaimed property (UP) reporting requirements. But what exactly is UP? Here’s a simple example: Your company, Splosion, Inc., sends a check payment for $8,505 to your… Read More
Q. We have instances where we are in contact with the payee of an uncashed check. The payee refuses to cash the check because they may not be happy with the settlement amount or that a lienholder is… Read More
Q. We are currently evaluating our unclaimed property processes to review areas of opportunities in a shared service environment. Are there any best practices that can be shared? A. This is a very… Read More
Q. What is the best practice for U.S. companies handling unclaimed property with countries such as China, which I can't find guidelines for? A. (Answered by Jim Sadik, ([email protected]), a… Read More
Q. Is it okay to report abandoned property under the DBA of the owner of a property? A. (Answered by IOFM third-party unclaimed property advisor) It is best to report property to the state under the… Read More
Q. Currently we use an unclaimed property filing system to assist with compliance with unclaimed property. When we import properties into the filing system we have an issue with the same owner having… Read More
By Jim Sadik Trends, Challenges, and Opportunities People often ask me about the top trends I am seeing in unclaimed property in both accounts payable (AP) and accounts receivable (AR). In this… Read More
Q.  I am wondering what is common best practice out there when it comes to which group owns the unclaimed property escheatment process. Currently, this responsibility lies within our General… Read More

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