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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 toni@uppo.org.

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State Legislative and Regulatory News
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...
Thursday, June 28, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
IRS Revenue Ruling Spells Out Requirements for IRA Holders »
The biggest issue arising in June was the  IRS Revenue Ruling   stating that traditional IRA holders must wit...
Sunday, June 3, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Colorado RUUPA Legislation Stalls »
Colorado  S.B. 240 , the state’s bill based on the Revised Uniform Unclaimed Property Act, has been indefinitely...
Sunday, June 3, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pennsylvania Considers Unclaimed Property Legislation »
  In Pennsylvania,  H.B. 2167   and companion bill  S.B. 1058   provide that securities, s...
Saturday, April 28, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Recent Bills Signal Custody of Escheat Trend »
Recent legislation in three states indicates a potential trend related to limits on property owners’ ability to claim fund...
Saturday, April 28, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
California Revisits VDA Legislation »
UPPO  recently signed on as a sponsor  of California A.B. 2773, a bill to establish a voluntary disclosure pro...
Monday, January 29, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ohio Amends Unclaimed Property Regulations, Effective Feb. 1, 2018 »
  The state of Ohio recently published revised unclaimed property administrative rules. They go into effect on Feb...
Wednesday, January 3, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Delaware Names Brenda Mayrack as State Escheator »
On Jan. 2, 2018, Delaware’s Department of Finance announced the appointment of Brenda R. Mayrack as Delaware’s new state e...
Wednesday, December 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Jersey Publishes Proposed Gift, Stored-Value and Payroll Card Rule »
On Dec. 4, 2017, the New Jersey Treasury Department’s Unclaimed Property Administration published a proposed amendment a...
Tuesday, November 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ohio Issues Proposed Unclaimed Property Rule Amendments »
On Nov. 9, 2017, the Ohio Department of Commerce published amendments to the state’s unclaimed property administrative rul...
Monday, November 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Changes Proposed to New Illinois Unclaimed Property Statutes »
On Nov. 1, Illinois Rep. Michael J. Zalewski filed House Amendment 2 to Senate Bill 868 , which would make significant...
Wednesday, October 4, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Delaware Appoints New State Escheator »
On Oct. 3, 2017, Delaware Department of Finance Secretary Rick Geisenberger announced the appointment of Jennifer Noe...
Tuesday, October 3, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Delaware Issues Final Unclaimed Property Examination Regulations »
The state of Delaware has issued its final Department of Finance regulations, effective on Oct. 11, 2017.   “...
Friday, September 29, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Delaware Announces Plans to Send Out-of-Compliance Notices in October »
On Sept. 29, 2017, the Delaware secretary of state issued a statement announcing his office plans to send notices beginnin...
Monday, August 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Illinois Governor Vetoes Unclaimed Life Insurance Act Amendment »
On Friday, Aug. 25, 2017, Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner issued an amendatory veto of H.B. 302 , legislation that would ame...
Thursday, August 24, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Texas Designation of Representation Form Is Now Available »
With the Sept. 1 effective date for Texas law H.B. 1454 just a week away, Texas posted a form that holders may provide...
Thursday, August 3, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Delaware Publishes Proposed Examination Regulations »
On Aug. 1, 2017, Delaware published proposed regulations for unclaimed property examinations in its Monthly Register o...
Thursday, June 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Delaware recommends extension of estimation regulation adoption »
On June 2, 2017, Delaware Senate Bill 79 was amended to include, among other things, a change to the date for adopting...
Tuesday, April 18, 2017   (2 Comments - view/add)
Illinois considers changing due diligence requirements »
  Illinois S.B. 1470 would require holders to send owner notices via certified mail if property is valued at o...
Thursday, March 30, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Utah is second state to adopt RUUPA-inspired bill »
  Utah Governor Gary Herbert signed Utah S.B. 175 into law on Friday, March 24. With the passage of S.B. 175,...
Wednesday, February 22, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Florida's pre-reporting note to holders »
  Florida has new changes to its unclaimed property reporting process that holders need to be aware of during the...
Thursday, February 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
New York reduces voluntary compliance program lookback period »
  New York reduced the look-back period used in voluntary compliance program to 10 years. It was previously 20...
Tuesday, February 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Delaware first state to enact version of RUUPA »
  On Thursday, Feb. 2, Delaware Governor John Carney signed Delaware S.B. 13 into law. It adopts provisions f...
Friday, November 11, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Iowa publishes final revised regulations »
This regulation rescinds and readopts Code Section IA ADC 781-9, relating to unclaimed property, primarily for the purpo...
Monday, October 10, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Wisconsin updates holder reporting guide »
   Wisconsin recently published a new holder reporting guide. Here are the updates included in the new guid...
Monday, July 18, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
DC Revises Securities Delivery Instructions »
  The District of Columbia has changed its instructions for holders to follow when transferring securities to DC...
Wednesday, July 13, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
ULC approves the Revised Uniform Unclaimed Property Act »
  The Revised Uniform Unclaimed Property Act was approved by the Uniform Law Commission (ULC) on  Wednesd...
Thursday, July 7, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
California Releases Summer Newsletter »
The California State Controller's Office (SCO), Unclaimed Property Division, published its quarterly newsletter which...
Tuesday, May 17, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Idaho Updates Holder Handbook »
The Idaho State Treasurer's Office's Unclaimed Property Division, updated its holder handbook for 2016 reporting. The focu...
Monday, May 16, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Arizona Governor Signs AZ H.B. 2343 »
  Arizona H.B. 2343, the bill that transformed from being one that prohibited contingent fee auditors to the enact...
Friday, April 1, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
California releases spring newsletter »
  The California State Controller's Office published its spring newsletter for holders. It includes information ab...
Tuesday, February 9, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
ULC releases new RUUPA draft »
The Uniform Law Commission (ULC) released the latest Revised Uniform Unclaimed Property Act (RUUPA) draft today. This...
Monday, February 8, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Delaware releases draft audit manual »
In January 2015 the governor of Delaware signed S.B. 11 into law which required the Department of Finance to produce a det...
Monday, January 4, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
California Publishes Winter Newsletter »
  The California State Controller's Office (SCO) published its winter newsletter, which includes information about...
Monday, December 21, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
NAUPA elects 2016 board of directors »
On Friday, Dec. 18, the National Association of Unclaimed Property Administrators (NAUPA) announced its 2016 board of dire...

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