DMA’s Outsourced Unclaimed Property Compliance service is a complete annual compliance solution. Our unclaimed property managed service includes all or any of the following:

  • Managing compliance for all unclaimed property
  • Sending formal due diligence letters and tracking owner replies
  • Reissuing checks to property owners
  • Filing reports with the states
  • Reconciling the general ledger

Each engagement begins with a thorough discussion of your unclaimed property processes and service expectations. From there, our unclaimed property annual compliance team creates a calendar and process defined by your reporting and remittance requirements. We also manage responses to state notices and inquiries about your reports.


DMA’s Unclaimed Property Audit Management & Defense service provides the support you need in defending your current or past compliance operations during single- and multi-state audits. Depending on your needs, our team can manage the whole audit process or provide ad-hoc support.

Our comprehensive audit management service includes:

  • Pre-audit planning
  • Initial audit meeting assistance
  • Document retrieval and review
  • Audit work paper review for accuracy and compliance
  • Pursuit of unresolved issues
  • Process improvement for potential future audits
  • Devising equitable audit plans with each applicable jurisdiction

DMA effectively manages unclaimed property audits to reduce your exposure or liability.


Unclaimed Property Initial Compliance & VDA focuses on developing a compliance plan, processes, and negotiations for successful first reporting of properties.

Our Initial Compliance & VDA service includes:

  • Identifying sources of unclaimed property
  • Calculating past-due and penalty amounts on a per-state basis
  • Guiding the diagnostics for reserving for liability
  • Planning the phases of initial compliance
  • Preparing reporting methods
  • Negotiating look-back periods, including sampling methods for settlement in years where records may be difficult to obtain
  • Managing calculations and property particulars for initial reports
  • Responding to state inquiries, notices, and other matters
  • Pursuing unresolved issues

Our experienced professionals leverage their state-specific expertise to negotiate the parameters of the initial compliance process, all while minimizing audit expore and limiting liability, interest, and penalties.


Our unclaimed property compliance experts collaborate with you and your team to help guide you through the compliance management process, minimizing unclaimed property audit exposure.