Resolving outstanding employee checks issued by a benefit provider

February 18, 2021

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Q. One of our benefit providers issues checks to employees for various reasons. For their list of outstanding checks, they remit payment to our company for the amounts, and the expectation is that we resolve or escheat. This is new to me. How would we handle escheating funds that we didn't issue the payment for in the first place?  Would the last known address of the employee be the state that funds are remitted to or is it our state of incorporation? When does the escheatment clock start:…

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