Unclaimed property, whether tangible or intangible, remains a steady burden for businesses due to the rapidly changing escheatment laws. Collections have now become a big business for the states, with an increased use of contract auditors' that focus on unclaimed property collections. Ensure that your company is fully compliant with the latest laws, to avoid penalties, accrued interest, or possible criminal liability. During this live, 60-minute webinar you will discover:
Reporting unclaimed property: Latest procedures you must follow in 2014
Dormancy period & priority requirements: What must you report and when?
Identifying unclaimed property: Spot what's hidden in your books & records
Differing state guidelines: 3rd party audits, multistate, & single state rules
How to Identify Unclaimed & Abandoned Property: Stay in Compliance
Classifying unclaimed property: What falls under this category
How to handle uncashed checks, credit balances, & gift cards
Key property types & exemptions: Assets, liability, and owner's equity
Reporting Unclaimed Property: Requirements and Accountability for 2014
When & where to report unclaimed property: Varying state rules
Best tools to create a due diligence program & minimize liability
How & when to request amnesty or file a Voluntary Disclosure Agreement
Contract Auditors & Multistate Audits: Everything you Need to Know
3rd party audits: How to ensure your rights as a holder are protected
Various audit defense strategies: State auditors vs. 3rd party auditors
Key differences between multistate & single state auditors
Live Q&A Session - Have your specific unclaimed property questions answered!
About The Speaker
Tracey L. Reid, J.D., L.L.M, is President of Reid Unclaimed Property Services LLC (RUPS), a national Unclaimed Property consulting company. RUPS has helped businesses of all sizes become compliant with state unclaimed property laws since 2002.
Ms. Reid specializes in defending unclaimed property audits and conducting unclaimed property compliance reviews designed to assess exposure, potential savings opportunities, and compliance process improvements.
Tracey is a frequent speaker across the country in the area of unclaimed property and is also the author of the book "Unclaimed Property: A Reporting Process and Audit Survival Guide" (John Wiley & Sons, 2009).
Ms. Reid has also been featured in the Association of Financial Professionals Exchange magazine, AP Now and Tomorrow, and on the NPR Radio Program "Money Matters". She was also the 2012 President of the Unclaimed Property Professionals Organization and is a member of the Unclaimed Property Subcommittee of the American Bar Association's Business Tax Division.
In this jam-packed, 60-minute webinar you will discover everything you need to know about unclaimed property reporting and legislative updates, which will help your company remove any potential red flags that would be found in an audit.