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VDA Invitation Dates

2021 SOS VDA Invitations Mailing Dates The following are the approximate dates in the current calendar that invitations will be sent out for the Delaware SOS VDA Program.  These dates are subject to change. February 19, 2021 June 11, 2021

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Delaware SOS VDA Webinar The Delaware SOS VDA Webinar was held on March 27, 2020 and the presentation can be viewed here. The presentation slides can be found attached here.

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Securities Registration and Remittance Instructions

During the SOS VDA Process, it may be determined that a Holder has unreported securities which need to be reported pursuant to the SOS VDA. The securities should be reported directly to the Department of Finance in the same manner as a holder would report securities during annual reporting. The Department of State does not […]

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Owner’s Claims for Abandoned and Unclaimed Property

Owner’s claims for abandoned and unclaimed property reported to Delaware are administered by the Delaware Department of Finance Office of Unclaimed Property.  Their website can be found here. Owners can search the database which can be found here to identify abandoned and unclaimed property that may be due to them.

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DOS VDA Toolkit Documents

The documents below have been developed to be used by the SOS VDA Vendor . SOS VDA Program Documents SOS VDA Vendor Instructions – The purpose of this document is to provide instructions to the SOS VDA Vendor for the completion of the Closing Memorandum, provide an overview of SOS VDA Best Practices related to Holders’ […]

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Post VDA Compliance Requirements

Pursuant to the terms of Form VDA-2, Holder is required to file unclaimed property reports with the Department of Finance (“DOF”) for the three report years following the completion of the Holder’s abandoned and unclaimed property VDA with the Secretary of State.  This period is referred to as Post VDA Compliance period.  The reports should […]

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Laws & Guidelines

The Secretary of State Abandoned or Unclaimed Property Voluntary Disclosure Agreement (SOS VDA) Program was established in July 2012 by then Governor Jack Markell to provide a business friendly program to all companies seeking compliance with the Delaware unclaimed property laws. Initially, the SOS VDA Program was geared towards Delaware domiciled companies which desired to […]

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