Central Region Lunch and Learn: Local Government Unclaimed Property Reporting

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Time 11:30am
Location Town of Normal
11 Uptown Circle
NormalIllinois 61761

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Delivery Method In Person
Field of Study Business Management and Organization - Non-Technical
NASBA CPE Earn 1.00 CPE Hours
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Event Description

This presentation will provide a history on the Illinois Unclaimed Property Program as well as the steps to complete Unclaimed Property Reporting from start to finish. Due diligence mailings, creating your report, remitting funds and post reporting requests will be discussed, as well as what local governments need to do to retrieve funds that belong to them.

Learning Objectives:  Participants completing this session will be able to:

  1. Learn the history of unclaimed property and why it is important to maintain compliance with regulations;
  2. Learn deadlines and steps for completing due diligence mailings;
  3. Be able to complete the reporting process;
  4. Answer questions from potential claimants about how to claim property, as well as Illinois State Treasurer’s Office staff on properties previously reported; and
  5. Learn how to claim property for yourself and on behalf of your organizations.

Check-in and Networking:
 11:30 AM- 11:45 AM
Luncheon: 11:45 AM
Presentation: 12:00 PM 

Speakers:  Rick Cory, Manager of Compliance - Unclaimed Property Division, Illinois State Treasurer's Office and Ashton Kulavic, Chief of Unclaimed Property, Illinois State Treasurer's Office

Intended Audience: Finance Professionals
Delivery Method:
 Group Live
Program Level: Overview
Prerequisites: No prerequisites required
Advanced Preparation: No advanced preparation required
Field of Study: Business Management and Organization - Non-Technical
Last Review/Revision/Update: July 13, 2023
NASBA CPE Credits: Earn About 1.5 CPE credit

Presented by the Downstate chapter

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• No refunds will be given for cancellations the day of the event and no shows.
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• A substitute attendee may be designated provided that the payment has been made and the IGFOA office has been notified in advance.
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