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Why would I get a letter from the NYS Comptroller?

Why would I get a letter from the NYS Comptroller?

We send out letters to owners of newly reported unclaimed funds. If you received a letter from us: Go to Search for Lost Money.

How long does New York State hold unclaimed funds?

No, there is no time limit and no fee for this service. New York State holds these funds in trust, acting as a custodian, until the funds are claimed by the owner or heir. The State never takes ownership of the money. It is held for you until you claim it.

How do I find out if NYS owes me money?

How can I search to see if I am entitled to unclaimed funds? To see if there are unclaimed funds in your name, visit the New York State Comptroller’s website and conduct a search by going to There is no charge to search or file a claim to recover unclaimed funds.

How long do you have to claim unclaimed funds in Ohio?

If not claimed within a period of five years, the money shall revert to the general fund of the public office.

Why am I getting a letter from the state controller?

Claiming Your Property Did you receive a letter that looks like this? The Controller’s team mails these annual notices in an effort to connect owners with their property before it is sent to the state government for safekeeping.

Why would I get a letter from New York State Department of Taxation and Finance?

The goal is to ensure compliance and stop questionable refunds, not to delay refunds.” One of the most common letters we send, for example, requests information to verify the amount of taxes withheld from wages. If you check the status of your 2018 refund, which you can do using our Check Your Refund Status!

How do you find out if you have unclaimed money?

Visit the FSCA website, which has a built-in search engine to check if you are owed any benefits. Visit the Liberty website and add your or your relative’s details for a quick and easy check.

Are NYS unclaimed funds taxable?

Understanding Unclaimed Funds Unclaimed property is not taxed while it is filed as unclaimed; however, when it is reclaimed, the property may be officially recognized as taxable income.

What happens to unclaimed funds in Ohio?

The Department of Commerce Division of Unclaimed Funds reunites Ohioans with their hard-earned but forgotten money by taking reports of unclaimed funds that result when an account becomes dormant, holding these funds for safekeeping, and working to track down the rightful owner.