We think you might find this report on unclaimed government money useful.
It's provided courtesy of CashUnclaimed.com
is an independent property locator service that returns unclaimed property to it's rightful owners.
They have located over $1billion in unclaimed accounts belonging to over 5 Million people.
It is estimated that 9 in 10 American citizens are owed cash that goes unclaimed year after year. So if your name appears in the database it is very likely that some of this money belongs to you.
Who is holding all this unclaimed cash?
The money located is being held by one or more of many different institutions. their research has uncovered millions of unclaimed dollars owed to individuals in eg:
Forgotten savings and old checking accounts, uncashed checks, securities
dividends, insurance company refunds or claims, oil royalties, wages, utility refunds/deposits, bail bonds, child support payments, estate claims.
Every got a check in the mail in that you almost dismissed as junk mail, before you opened the envelope. Or simply lost and then forgotten about? Hundreds of people do every day..
Insurance companies alone send out thousands of checks every day of which many go uncashed.
The list goes on...
Also, hundreds of thousands of people are owed money as an heir to an inheritance that they didn't even know about! It's simply amazing how many people are unaware.
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Why is the money "unclaimed"?
For one reason or another the financial institution holding the funds has been unable to locate the rightful owners to return the money, usually because of an address change or incomplete records. So, literally billions of dollars
sit in unclaimed bank accounts across the nation year after year, earning interest for the State.
For instance, have you ever:
Moved home without checking to be sure everyone you do business with knows your new address? Lost a lottery ticket?
Moved without getting your utility deposit or rent deposit refunded?
Opened a school savings account as a young child or for your own child and then forgotten about it? Forgot to cash a check?
Forgot to cash an interest or dividend on a security?
Left a job and never claimed your final paycheck?
Got married or divorced without notifing everyone of your name change?
Failed to notify companies who owe you money that you have moved?
This list covers only a small number of the possible reasons why you may be owed money!
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What is provided...
We have compiled a database of millions of people that are owed money. If your name is in the database, there is a good chance you have money owed to you. The only way to be 100% certain whether the money is yours is to submit a claim!
You can perform a trial search of this database to find out if there is any money that might belong to you. If you find that there may be money owed you, you can purchase their service to receive unlimited instant access to all of the records in their database for one full day.
The records will include the name, phone number and location of the institution(s) holding the money as well as the instructions you will need to claim the money!
It's always free for the trial search feature.
For full unrestricted access to the name, phone number and location of the institution(s) holding the money we charge a small reasonable fee to help cover their expenses in keeping the most recent multi-state records online.
The processing fee is normally $30 for just a single name search. However, for a very limited time, we have lowered the processing fee to $11 for unlimited money searches for 30 full days. Depending on how many searches you perform, you could pay just a few cents per search.
You can use your unlimited searches to find money owed to friends, family and co-workers. Once you sign up, you are free to do anything you wish with the records you access.
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Last year the average amount returned to claimees was $700.
You can search for your name first, to see if it matches any records in the database.
Wisconsin State Treasurers (fox6
) are helping residents of the state reunite with their missing cash, by publishing the names of people in newspapers for the next few months. They hope the plan will encourage people to track down lost assets such as safety deposit box contents, uncashed checks and securities and other assets. Over $400 million in unclaimed property was recorded by the WI
Federal tax refunds still unclaimed . (NQO report)
. The IRS has stated they have over $1billion in tax refunds for the last few years that remain unclaimed. The average claim is around $600.
There are many reasons why citizens have not filed for refunds, aside from negligence or forgetfulness.
Examples include the many people who were just not aware that stimulus checks could apply to them, small businesses who file quarterly and don't do an annual return, and the many people who just don't file because they make less than the $9000 required to file.