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UPPO aggregates the most important news and information about unclaimed property, including updates on legislation, reporting and compliance. Read the most up-to-date headlines here, and join UPPO for access to govWATCH for frequent briefings on state-specific legislation.

UPPO leadership is available to speak with the media on a variety of topics related to unclaimed property. To request an interview, contact Toni Nuernberg, executive director at 763-253-4344 or

State Legislative and Regulatory News
Tuesday, March 12, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Minnesota Introduces RUUPA-Inspired Legislation »
  On March 7, 2019,  H.F. 2208 , an appropriation bill that includes RUUPA-inspired language, was introduced i...
Wednesday, February 20, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
GAO Calls for Clarity Regarding Unclaimed 401(k) Plan Tax Treatment »
On Feb. 19, 2019, the U.S. Government Accountability Office  issued a 59-page report  calling on the Internal...
Wednesday, February 20, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Delaware Unclaimed Property Website Moves »
The Delaware Office of Unclaimed Property website has moved to . The basic website a...
Saturday, January 12, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Clarification Regarding Delaware Annual Report Filings »
UPPO recently received reports that Delaware unclaimed property staff has notified some holders that they are required to...
Tuesday, November 20, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
IRS Grants Extension »
On May 29, 2018, the IRS issued a ruling stating that traditional IRA holders must withhold 10 percent tax and issue a...

Legal News
Wednesday, January 24, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Appeals Court Allows Office Depot Audit to Proceed, Priority Rules Claim Not Yet Ripe »
On Jan. 22, 2018, a Third Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel of judges vacated a lower court’s opinion in Office Depo...
Tuesday, December 5, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Appeals Court Flips Marathon Ruling »
On Dec. 4, 2017, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals overturned a lower court’s dismissal of Marathon Petroleum’s lawsu...
Friday, September 22, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Appeals Court Rules in Favor of Bed Bath & Beyond »
On Sept. 21, 2017, a New Jersey appeals court ruled in favor of Bed Bath & Beyond (BBB) in its case against the state...
Thursday, August 10, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Appeals Court Reverses “Ripeness” Decision in Plains All American Case »
Last year, the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware granted the defendants’ motion to dismiss in the case of...
Wednesday, June 29, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Federal Judge Publishes Opinion in Temple-Inland Case »
  Summary provided by Alston & Bird: In a long-awaited decision , the Delaware federal district court h...

General Unclaimed Property News
Wednesday, July 25, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
NAUPA Announces Standard File Format Reengineering Project Webinar »
The National Association of Unclaimed Property Administrators (NAUPA) is in the process of revising the NAUPA Standard Ele...
Wednesday, October 4, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Fall Reporting Extensions for Businesses Affected by Recent Hurricanes »
In light of recent hurricanes, multiple jurisdictions have extended their fall unclaimed property reporting deadlines for...
Friday, September 22, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Arkansas Extends Reporting Deadline for Businesses Impacted by Hurricanes »
Arkansas Auditor of State Andrea Lea recently announced an extension of the unclaimed property reporting deadline for busi...
Tuesday, January 5, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Upcoming ULC meeting scheduled »
The Uniform Law Commission (ULC) announced that the upcoming in-person meeting of the drafting committee to revise the uni...
Thursday, August 6, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
It's Time to Reform Escheatment of Mutual Fund Shares »
  Tax Analysts published "It's Time to Reform Escheatment of Mutual Funds Shares" an article authored by Daniel...

Wednesday, April 3, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
UPPO Announces 2019/20 Committee Chairs »
With the start of a new fiscal and membership year, UPPO is pleased to announce the committee and subcommittee chairs for...
Tuesday, October 30, 2018   (1 Comment - view/add)
Evi Magnusson Appointed Western Region Vice President »
Congratulations to Evi Magnusson, unclaimed property coordinator for Jacobs Engineering in Englewood, Colorado, for her re...
Tuesday, October 16, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Support the UPPO Scholarship Program by Donating Silent Auction Items »
To help fund the  UPPO Scholarship Program ,  the UPPO Scholarship Committee will hold its first silent a...
Tuesday, August 28, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
GDPR Consent Request »
Beginning on Sept. 19, visitors will be prompted to review and consent to UPPO’s updated privacy policy with a si...
Wednesday, August 1, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
UPPO Adds Quarterly Conference Calls for Life Insurance and Oil & Gas Industries »
One of the greatest benefits of UPPO membership is connecting with a network of other unclaimed property professionals in...

UPPO Advocacy Activity
Wednesday, April 3, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Industry Groups, Including UPPO, Submit Joint Comments Regarding Minnesota RUUPA Bills »
  On March 31, 2019, UPPO along with organizations representing life insurers, bankers, shareholder services profe...
Monday, September 24, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
UPPO Surveys State Administrators About Recent Reporting Changes »
UPPO recently surveyed state unclaimed property administrators, requesting information about a variety of possible changes...
Wednesday, September 5, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Holders Coalition Submits Comments Regarding IRS Revenue Ruling Conflict ​ »
The Holders Coalition – a group of organizations, including UPPO, whose members hold or represent owners of property –&nbs...
Tuesday, August 28, 2018   (1 Comment - view/add)
UPPO Offers to Assist Department of Labor »
During a recent U.S. Chamber of Commerce event focused on retirement, a Department of Labor benefits regulator announced t...
Sunday, June 3, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
GRAC Forms Priority Issue Workgroups »
After establishing its top five priority issues this spring, GRAC formed workgroups to establish goals for each priority i...

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