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New York

New York State Comptroller
Office of Unclaimed Funds
Director: Lawrence Schantz, Director
Office phone: (800) 221-9311
110 State Street, 8th Floor Albany, NY 12236
Unclaimed Property website: https://www.osc.state.ny.us/ouf/index.htm

Dormancy Periods

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

Savings: 3
Checking: 3
Non-bank Money Orders: 3
Certificates of Deposit: 3
Official Bank Checks/MO: 3
Safe Deposit Boxes: 3* Credit Balances or Cash Due Remitters of Safe Deposit Boxes 3 years; Refer to State law for specific information
Travelers Checks: 15* Non-bank Travelers Checks 15 yrs; Drafts and Bank Traveler Checks 3 years
Life Insurance Matured: 3
Otherwise: 3
All: 3
Casualty: 3
Utility Deposits: 2
Utility Refunds: 2
Dividends: 3
Securities: 3
Debt (bonds): 3
Dissolution/Liquidation: Refer to State law for specific information
Fiduciaries: 3
Wages: 3* Department of Labor wages-1 year dormancy
State Courts/Agencies: 5* New York State Agencies Refer to Section 1315 of the NYS APL
Federal Courts/Agencies: Refer to State law for specific information
Mineral Proceeds: 5
All Other Property: 5
IRA Keogh: Refer to State law for specific information
Gift Certificate: 5
Credit Memos: Refer to State law for specific information
Vendor-Vendor Payments: Vendor Checks 3 year Dormancy; Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable Credits 5 year dormancy
Aggregate Amount: 20* Records containing abandoned securities cannot be aggregated

Reporting and Payment Due Dates

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

Report Due—Life Insurance: Refer to State law for specific information
Report Due—All Others: Refer to State law for specific information
Payment Due—Life Insurance: Refer to State law for specific information
Payment Due—All Others: Refer to State law for specific information
Exceptions:

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
Comments: FTP via PGP or UFILEFTP is available

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