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Reporting Fact Sheets

Brief reference guides to assist holders with California’s reporting process.

These guides are not intended to be the sole source of information regarding the holder’s legal obligations under the Unclaimed Property Law.  Each organization should review the entire law to ensure that it meets all reporting requirements.  Review of the law should be ongoing, as revisions to the statutes may cause changes in reporting requirements.

Topic: Remitting Unclaimed Property to the State Controller's Office

Remitting Unclaimed Property to the State Controller's Office

  • 1. Remitting Cash
  • 2. Remitting Securities
  • 3. Remitting Safekeeping Property

Topic: Holder Notice Report

Four Steps to Completing the Holder Notice Report

  • 1. Review list of unclaimed properties
  • 2. Create list of property owners
  • 3. Complete Universal Holder Face Sheet (UFS-1)
  • 4. Submit one complete package

Topic: Holder Remit

Holder Remit Report: Common Errors

  • 1. Not submitting a Holder Remit Report
  • 2. Incomplete or Incorrect Universal Holder Face Sheet (UFS-1)
  • 3. Changing Property Owner Information
  • 4. Adding New names and/or Properties not Previously Reported on the Holder Notice Report
  • 5. Incorrectly Remitting Funds to the State Controller’s Office
  • 6. Not Including the Holder Remit Reminder Letter (14F) with Holder Remit Report Package

Topic: Holder Reimbursement

Holder Reimbursement Requests

  • 1. Before Reimbursing an Owner
  • 2. Complete the Holder’s Claim for Reimbursement Form
  • 3. Include Documentation
  • 4. Submit the Request


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