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Georgia Department of Revenue
Unclaimed Property Division
Director: James Jarrett, Unclaimed Property Administrator
Office phone: (855) 329-9863
4125 Welcome All Road, Suite 701, Atlanta, GA, 30349-1824

Dormancy Periods

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

Savings: 5
Checking: 5
Non-bank Money Orders: 7* No distinction between types of money orders
Certificates of Deposit: 5
Official Bank Checks/MO: 5* for bank checks only
Safe Deposit Boxes: 2
Travelers Checks: 15
Life Insurance Matured: 5
Otherwise: 5
All: 5
Casualty: 5
Utility Deposits: 5
Utility Refunds: 5
Dividends: 5
Securities: 5
Debt (bonds): 5
Dissolution/Liquidation: 1
Fiduciaries: 5
Wages: 1
State Courts/Agencies: 5
Federal Courts/Agencies: 5
Mineral Proceeds: 5
All Other Property: 5
IRA Keogh: 5
Gift Certificate: 5
Credit Memos: 5
Vendor-Vendor Payments: 5
Aggregate Amount: 50

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* All Insurance Corporations
Report Due—All Others: November 1
Payment Due—Life Insurance: May 1* All Insurance Corporations
Payment Due—All Others: November 1
Negative Report Required: Yes

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* Also accepts DVDs and Flash Drives
NAUPA Format: Yes
Comments: Request electronic filing when reporting 25 or more accounts

Information contained in the NAUPA QRP States Unclaimed Property Monitoring Service is for informational and reference purposes only. This information may not be copied or reproduced in any capacity without the express written consent of the National Association of Unclaimed Property Administrators®. Liability arising from the reliance on any information contained in the material presented, which may prove to be inaccurate or incomplete, is specifically disclaimed. Contact each state unclaimed property agency for verification should a question or concern arise.