Do you have unclaimed property?
Last updated 2/1/2024 at 9:14am
OLYMPIA –The state Department of Revenue marked Unclaimed Property Day yesterday, Feb. 1, raising awareness of unclaimed property and encouraging people to search for and claim their lost money.
“The chance that you or someone you know has unclaimed property is 1 in 7,” state Unclaimed Property Administrator Patti Wilson said.
Nearly 33 million people in the United States – 1 in every 7 – has unclaimed property: financial accounts or items of value in which the owner has not initiated any activity for a number of years. When that happens, and a company cannot locate the owner,...