Training and Tutorials

Unclaimed Property Division’s Outreach and Compliance Unit (OCU) team educates business owners about the unclaimed property laws and reporting requirements for holders of unclaimed property. 

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Reporting Quick Guides - Reference guides to answer common questions about the reporting process.

General Reporting Quick Guide - Outline of the steps to report unclaimed property.

 

Future Webinar Events

The Unclaimed Property Division’s Outreach and Compliance Unit provides several webinars to assist with the reporting process. State Controller’s Office employee participation in these webinars is not an endorsement of the views, opinions, products, or services of any participants or entity.

Introduction to Reporting Unclaimed Property

Provides an overview of California’s Unclaimed Property Law and mandated reporting requirements, reviews common terms, and discusses how to avoid common reporting and remitting errors. Space is limited, please register in advance.

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2022
July 7, 12, 26
August 2, 17, 30                                            
September 1, 7, 22
October 4, 11, 27
November 1, 29
December 1, 15
 

2023
January 10, 19, 31
February 7, 16, 28
March 2, 9, 21
April 4, 13, 25
May 2, 11, 30
June 8, 15, 27
 

    Notice Report Refresh

    Provides an overview of California’s Unclaimed Property Law and mandated reporting requirements, briefly discusses California’s two-report process, and then focuses on filing California’s Holder Notice Report. Space is limited, please register in advance.

    Register here.

    2022
    August 3, 25
    September 15, 29
    October 5, 25

     

    2023
    March 16
    April 6

      Remit Report Refresh

      Provides an overview of California’s Unclaimed Property Law and mandated reporting requirements, briefly discusses California’s two-report process, and then focuses on filing California’s Holder Remit Report and remitting unclaimed property. Because space is limited, multiple sessions will be offered on the listed days.

      Register here.

      2022
      November 3

       

      2023
      April 20
      May 23
      June 1, 13

        Reporting Safekeeping Property

        Specific to reporting and remitting tangible safekeeping properties. Outlines California’s reporting process, discusses how to properly report and remit tangible safekeeping properties, and addresses common errors unique to reporting and remitting these properties.

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        2022
        July 28
        August 31
        October 6

         

        2023
        January 24
        March 29
        May 25
        June 7

          Holder Toolkit

          The Controller’s Office has created sample letters to assist the property owner outreach process. However, holders should refer to California Code of Civil Procedure, Sections 1513.5, 1514, 1516(d), and 1520(b) for the complete requirements for notifying owners of unclaimed property.

           

          Video: Holder Reporting Tutorial

           

          Request OCU Staff 

          Representatives of the Holder Outreach and Compliance Unit (OCU) are available for site visits and to attend your business events and webinars to provide an overview of the Unclaimed Property Law and mandated reporting requirements. To request a site visit or our participation at an upcoming event, please contact the OCU at (916) 464-6088 or UPDHolderOutreach@sco.ca.gov.