Unclaimed Property Reporting

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Duff & Phelps is the trusted provider of outsourced unclaimed property reporting and compliance services to U.S. corporations.

Unclaimed property reporting is one of the most complex and time-consuming compliance requirements U.S. corporations face today. Lack of knowledge and misinformation about the requirements can lead to miscalculations, creating risk for penalties which could materially impact a company’s financial statements. With little uniformity among states, the laws and regulations are a patchwork of varying property types, dormancy periods, due diligence requirements and filing deadlines. This complexity has driven Duff & Phelps to assemble a team of experienced professionals to help our clients navigate the myriad of issues they may encounter when dealing with unclaimed property reporting. At the core of the team is a deep, technical understanding of unclaimed property reporting and compliance, combined with broad industry experience. 

Outsource Unclaimed Property Reporting to Duff & Phelps

Our clients achieve tremendous outcomes in outsourcing their annual unclaimed property reporting obligations to Duff & Phelps. Our services are scalable; companies can assign responsibility for compliance to our team of experts or choose to retain certain service areas in-house. Our “Center of Excellence” in Dallas is a state-of-the-art compliance facility.  

All our programs are customized. Key elements of our service offerings include:

  • Identification of potential unclaimed property 
  • Data extraction and parsing from your company’s ERP
  • Intuitive data upload and best-in-class data security
  • Hosted subledger liability account 
  • Full online access to your data with robust report running capability 
  • Dormancy escheat eligibility and due diligence analysis
  • Exemption, deduction and error identification
  • Complete due diligence mailing and response management services
  • Report signing, filing and payment remittance 
  • Assurance of compliance with record retention requirements 
  • Communications with jurisdictions, including document production and audit assistance

Why Duff & Phelps 

Our Unclaimed Property team offers unmatched expertise, technical competence, and hands-on support. We recognize that each of our clients have specific needs and concerns setting them apart from others and we are committed to providing tailored solutions. Unlike others in the unclaimed property industry, we are unfettered by independence restrictions and one-size-fits-all programs. Our team stands ready to build a unique and cost effective unclaimed property reporting program for your organization.

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