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$600 Million in Unclaimed Cash

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You could have unclaimed cash coming to you and not even know it. Last fall business reported $100 million in unclaimed property, bringing the total to $600 million. Unclaimed property includes un-cashed paychecks, security deposits, bank accounts, insurance proceeds, insurance payments, stocks and bonds and the contents of safe deposit boxes. Businesses are required to turn the property over to the state after having no contact with owners for three years in most cases.

The Department of Revenue encourages people to search on at ClaimYourCash.org, and then make claims electronically to accelerate the refund process.

Last year, the Department returned a record $39.4 million.  
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