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Colorado State Treasurer's Office
Division of Unclaimed Property
Director: Bianca Gardelli, Unclaimed Property Director
Office phone: (800) 825-2111
1580 Logan Street, Ste. 500 Denver, CO 80203

Dormancy Periods

The following dormancy periods are listed in years, unless otherwise noted.

Savings: 5
Checking: 5
Non-bank Money Orders: 7
Certificates of Deposit: 5
Official Bank Checks/MO: 5
Safe Deposit Boxes: 5
Travelers Checks: 15
Life Insurance Matured: Refer to State law for specific information
Otherwise: 5
All: N.A.
Casualty: 5
Utility Deposits: Refer to State law for specific information
Utility Refunds: 1
Dividends: 5
Securities: 5
Debt (bonds): 5* Government bonds (5)
Dissolution/Liquidation: 1
Fiduciaries: 3
Wages: 1
State Courts/Agencies: 1
Federal Courts/Agencies: 1
Mineral Proceeds: 5
All Other Property: 5
IRA Keogh: 3
Gift Certificate: 5* Colorado's Unclaimed Property Act, Article 13 of title 38, C.R.S. (2004)Statute, Section 38-13-103 and 104, C.R.S. (2004) does encompass stored value cards (SVC), including gift cards. Therefore, the unused monetary value of cards held by a card issuer is subject to the provisions of the Act.
Credit Memos: 5
Vendor-Vendor Payments: 5
Aggregate Amount: 25

Reporting and Payment Due Dates

The following indicates the report and payment due dates for the various property types.

Report Due—Life Insurance: May 1
Report Due—All Others: November 1
Payment Due—Life Insurance: May 1
Payment Due—All Others: November 1
Negative Report Required: No

Electronic Reporting Capability Schedule

The following indicates which types of reporting formats are accepted by this state.

Diskette: Yes
Tape: No
Cartridge: No
CD: Yes
NAUPA Format: Yes

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