Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts

Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts, Glenn Hegar

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Audit Procedures for Unclaimed Property

Revised 09/2007

Table of Contents

Disclaimer: This manual has been written for the purposes of a training tool and as a reference guide for the auditor. Any references to taxability, administrative policies, laws, and rules are subject to change due to administrative hearings and actions of the courts or legislature. While the content of the manual is current as of the revision date, the reader is responsible for any changes occurring after this date and should verify the current status of any information by contacting the Comptroller of Public Accounts toll free at 1-800-252-5555.

[Table of Contents]
[Basic Rules]
[Statute of Limitations to Property and Casualty Insurance Claim Checks and Drafts]
[Mineral Interests to Unidentified Deposits/Remittances]
[Checks Issued by Banking Organizations to Collateral]
[Employee Benefit Trust Distributions to Matured Endowments, Policies Reaching Limiting Age, and Other Maturities Due]
[Agent Credit Balances to Penalties and Interest]
[Interest Calculation Worksheet Illustration]
[Commonly Reported Types of Unclaimed Property Listed by Industry]

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