Texas requires institutions, businesses and governmental entities to report to the state any personal property that has been abandoned or unclaimed for up to five years, depending on the property in question. Returning that property to its rightful owners is one of the duties of the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts.
It’s never too late to make a claim, and we are committed to ensuring hardworking Texans don’t lose a penny.
If you received an outreach notification letter from our office, we may have properties that belong to you. For more information, read the claim instructions.
Pursuant to the requirements of Tex. Prop. Code Ann. Section 74.402 (Vernon 1999), this advertisement serves as notice that the Comptroller of Public Accounts will participate as a seller in an Internet auction of unclaimed safe deposit box contents including, but not limited to, jewelry, coins, and other miscellaneous items. The items will be sold on eBay using the seller name tx.unclaimed.property.
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