Unclaimed Property Reporting

Businesses are Required to File a Yearly Report

Unclaimed property consists of tangible and intangible property that has been abandoned

for a one year or longer period and includes refunds, wages, bank accounts, utility deposits, insurance policy proceeds, and more.

For detailed information on Unclaimed Property please visit the Indiana Office of the Attorney General's website at https://www.indianaunclaimed.gov/app/reporting-guidelines or select the links below.

Frequently Asked Questions

What types of property should I look for?

Checks you've issued but were never cashed by the recipient; for example: payroll, patient refunds and patient account balances never used nor returned to the patient.

How far back should I look to find this unclaimed property?

There is a specified period of time (based on property type) for property to remain unclaimed before it should be reported to the state. Ranges for the 3 types of property that most apply to you are listed in Step 1. For additional property types, please see "Dormancy Period" link below for a detailed list.

What if I have nothing to report!?

A Negative (Zero) report is expected for those with nothing to report. Click here to submit a zero report.

What if I have been in business over a year and have never filed?

Businesses that fail to comply with the Unclaimed Property Act will be charged interest and are subject to additional penalties. Contact the Office of the Attorney General, Unclaimed Property Division with your company name and FEIN and they will respond with further instructions.

The Reporting Process

Step 1: Review records to identify unclaimed property

  • Uncashed Payroll Checks you issued between 07/01/21 – 06/30/22
  • Uncashed Refund Checks you issued between 07/01/19 – 06/30/20
  • Unclaimed Patient Account Balances as of 07/01/19 - 06/30/20

Step 2: Send written notice to property owner.

  • Not required for amounts under $50.
  • Send between 05/01/23 and 09/1/23.

Due Diligence Example Letter

Step 3: Submit Data Online via Manual Reporting Tool.

  • Report Due November 1st.
  • All amounts must be remitted to the state.
  • The following information is needed (if available to holder): Owners full name, last known address, social security number (SSN) or federal tax identification number (FEIN), check numbers with amounts and dates, date of last activity or contact with owner.
  • Property valued at less than $50 may be reported in aggregate. For these, owner details are not reported; however, you should keep a detailed listing for your records.

Online Reporting Tool

Step 4: Remit funds due.

Option 1. Submit Payment Online

Option 2. Mail check made payable to "State of Indiana" along with a copy of the Holder Summary to:

Office of the Indiana Attorney General

Unclaimed Property Division

35 South Park Blvd

Greenwood, IN 46143

Links to Additional Resources

Dormancy Periods

Reporting Guidelines & FAQs

Step by Step Reporting Videos

Holder Manual