Florida Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Jimmy Patronis sent a letter to President Donald J. Trump on the need for the immediate repeal of an Obama-era regulation that has roadblocked states from reuniting unclaimed savings bonds with their rightful owners or heirs, many of whom are members of our Greatest Generation. [Read more…] about CFO Jimmy Patronis to President Donald Trump: Remove Obama-Era Roadblocks Impacting Unclaimed Property
“Florida Vault Holds More Than $1 Billion in Unclaimed Property”
WESH-2 News Orlando
Story by Stewart Moore
May 9, 2017
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Thousands of people around Central Florida have unclaimed property locked away inside a state of Florida vault.
Some of the property may be of monetary value, and some could be more valuable than money.
The unclaimed property comes mostly from dormant accounts in financial institutions, insurance and utility companies, securities and trust holdings. The tangible material usually comes from abandoned safe deposit boxes.
While unclaimed money is deposited into the state school fund, there is no statute of limitations and Florida residents can claim their property at any time and at no cost.
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“$1 billion in unclaimed property in Florida”
First Coast News – Jacksonville, Fla.
February 8, 2017
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