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New Hampshire

New Hampshire Treasury Department
Unclaimed Property Division
Director: James Karas, Director of Abandoned Property
Office phone: (603) 271-2619
25 Capitol Street , Room 205 Concord , NH 03301

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: Refer to State Law
Travelers Checks: 15
Life Insurance Matured: 2
Otherwise: 5
All: 5
Casualty: 5
Utility Deposits: 1
Utility Refunds: 1
Dividends: 3* Please see Securities
Securities: 3* NH RSA Chapter 471-C Amendments: On August 2, 2008 the following changes will become effective: Section:3-a Abandoned Intangible Property, has been repealed. Section:10 Stock and Other Intangible Interests in Business Associations, as revised, changes the dormancy period for stock or other interest in a business association from five (5) years to three (3) years.
Debt (bonds): 5* Bonds remain at Five (5) years (NH RSA 471-C :2)
Dissolution/Liquidation: 1
Fiduciaries: 5
Wages: 1
State Courts/Agencies: 3
Federal Courts/Agencies: 3
Mineral Proceeds: 5
All Other Property: 5
IRA Keogh: 5
Gift Certificate: Refer to State law for specific information
Credit Memos: Refer to State law for specific information
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
Exceptions: Refer to State law for specific information
Negative Report Required: No

Electronic Reporting Capability Schedule

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

Diskette: No
Tape: No
Cartridge: No
CD: No
NAUPA Format: Yes
Comments: Report of Abandoned Property now requires filing in electronic format for holder reports of twenty (20) or more properties. This requirement may be waived if it creates undue hardship.

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.