There is about $42 billion in cash being held by state governments that actually belongs to individuals. Some of it may be yours!
“Have you forgotten about a checking or savings account, an old uncashed check, stock, safe deposit box, etc.? Arizona is considered a “custodial state” and holds such property on behalf of the owners of lost or abandoned property. Unclaimed property is reported to Arizona when the owner’s last known address is located in the state. The Arizona Department of Revenue is responsible for finding owners of unclaimed intangible personal property turned over to the state.
The Arizona Department of Revenue handles the state’s unclaimed property, which includes such items as money, uncashed checks, drafts, state warrants, uncashed payroll checks, interest dividends or income, savings and checking accounts, safe deposit box contents, credit balances, customer overpayments, unidentified remittances, and securities.” From Arizona’s Unclaimed Property website.
To check out whether or not you have funds being held for you by the State of Arizona, click on the link below.
Other states also hold unclaimed property. To determine if you may have money held by other states, check out MissingMoney.Com or Unclaimed.org. Please be careful, however, as there are other sites with similar names which charge for the search. These sites and the state governments do not charge for their services or for sending the refund, so if someone asks you to pay, leave the site and go back to either a state site, or the ones listed above. Use the links below to ensure you are on one of the free sites. To make a thorough search, use both.
If you name is listed, you will be directed to the procedures you need to follow to claim your money.
It only takes a few minutes, and who knows? YOU may have just “found” money!