Claim It Texas
- The state of Texas demands any biz, organization, or government agency in the state to inform and refuse or unclaimed ownership that hasn't had an holder for up to five years
- Easy to explore and managed by the state of Texas
- Unclaimed funds for another party can be required by Texas’ residents if it’s a spouse, parent, child, or other family member who died
Making sure that ownership gets back to its legitimate proprietor is one of the obligations of the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts. To make a claim on abandoned funds in Texas there’s no deadline. In addition to the unclaimed funds form, residents will need to send in a copy of their photo ID card, a Social Security card copy, and something that proves an address like a copy of a utility bill, a tax form, or a mortgage coupon. Residents who have mailed in their Texas unclaimed funds form can track the status of their claim online by entering their 8 digit claim number that can be found on the top of their claim form or letter. Once someone finished a Texas unclaimed funds form, it will usually take 6 to 8 to receive their payment from the state comptroller. Please note Texas residents can use the Claim Texas service to search by name, and will see a list of any abandoned or unclaimed property attached to that person.
What can be unclaimed property in the state of Texas?
Bank dividends, payroll checks, stocks, mutual funds, bonds, or things like utility deposits, school deposits, proceeds from an insurance policy, trust funds, and Escrow payments are included Unclaimed funds in Texas. Funds are considered “unclaimed” after 60 months in Texas, and there is no limit to the time period that a person has to claim old funds.
To contact the Texas state comptroller regarding unclaimed property
- Unclaimed Property, P.O. Box 12046, Austin, TX 78711