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Department of Finance: Division of Revenue

UNCLAIMED PROPERTY - ESCHEAT

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New 2013 Unclaimed Property List

WHAT IS UNCLAIMED PROPERTY?

The most frequently asked question of an unclaimed property administrator is, "What is unclaimed or abandoned property?"

While state laws defining periods of dormancy (inactivity) vary, a wide range of reportable property includes but is not limited to:

  • Dormant checking and savings accounts
  • Uncashed money orders or cashiers checks
  • Unclaimed insurance benefits
  • Mineral royalty payments
  • Safe depository contents
  • Unused gift certificates
  • Dividends, stocks, or bonds
  • Utility deposits or refunds


OWNERS SEARCHING FOR UNCLAIMED PROPERTY

Could Delaware be holding some of your property? This page outlines the steps required for finding and claiming Unclaimed Property in Delaware.




HOLDERS REMITTING UNCLAIMED PROPERTY TO DELAWARE

Is your business required to turn over property to Delaware? This page provides information to Holders on property remittance, deadlines, voluntary compliance, and more.




DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE CONTACT INFORMATION

For Claims escheat.claimquestions@state.de.us
For Holder Reporting and Voluntary Compliance escheat.holderquestions@state.de.us
General Questions 302-577-8220

SECRETARY OF STATE VOLUNTARY COMPLIANCE CONTACT INFORMATION

For Voluntary Compliance through the Secretary of State vdaadministratorsos@delawarevda.com or call 855-232-3898
Last Updated: Monday, 04-Aug-2014 12:07:01 EDT
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