Does Washington state owe you money?

I have unclaimed property and I was shocked. I did a quick search and was surprised to discover that I had unclaimed property through the State of Washington. At first, I thought it was a scam but I soon discovered that it was legit - and easy!

Here's How To Check And See If You Have Unclaimed Property In Washington State

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It's really as simple as checking.

It's a simple process and only took minutes to apply and then all of the unclaimed property pops up and then you click and claim the property that belongs to you.
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What is unclaimed property?

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According to the State of Washington, here is how the state classifies unclaimed property:

Unclaimed property is money or intangible property owed to an individual or business. Property is considered unclaimed after it has been held for a period of time with no owner contact. It is then turned over to the state of Washington to safeguard until it is returned to the owner.

Still confused? Let's break it down. Unclaimed property includes:

  • Bank accounts.

  • Insurance proceeds.

  • Stocks, bonds, and mutual funds.

  • Utility and phone company deposits.

  • Uncashed checks, such as payroll, or insurance payments.

  • Customer/patient credits.

  • Safe-deposit box or bank repository contents.

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I was surprised to discover that I had three unclaimed accounts. My name matched up and it was easy to claim my unclaimed property.

How do you file a claim for unclaimed property?

It's a simple process and only took minutes to apply and then all of the unclaimed property pops up and then you click and claim the property that belongs to you.

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I'm still waiting for my confirmation email on what the state's been holding for me but once I get that, I'll know what unclaimed property I have.

It's a simple process and you can to the State of Washington's website here and see if you have any unclaimed property.

If you think you have unclaimed property, why not take advantage of Washington State's easy interface and see if you have any unclaimed money that's owed to you.

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