Record amount of unclaimed property returned to Floridians, CFO Patronis says
Florida CFO: Central Florida sitting on nearly $400 million in unclaimed property The Orlando area holds nearly $400 million in unclaimed property, according to Florida Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis. TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Florida’s Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis announced Friday that nearly $400 million in unclaimed property has been returned to Florida residents in the last fiscal year. The $368 million returned is a record for a single fiscal year in Florida. VIDEO: Inside Florida's unclaimed property vault The Orlando area holds nearly $400 million in unclaimed property, according to Florida Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis. Since taking office in 2017, Patronis says he’s returned more than $1.5 billion in unclaimed property to Florida residents.wftv.com
Siblings ask about how best to inherit widowed father’s home
REAL ESTATE MATTERS | By keeping the home in your dad’s name, his estate won’t have to pay estate taxes, and when you and your siblings get title to the home after his death, you probably won’t have any federal income or capital gains taxes to pay.washingtonpost.com
Do you have unclaimed property? Here’s how to check
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — More than $37 million in unclaimed property was returned to Floridians in February, chief financial officer Jimmy Patronis said. The Division of Unclaimed Property has returned more than $269 million to Floridians this fiscal year. Since 2017, more than $1.6 billion has been returned to Floridians in unclaimed property. The most common types of unclaimed property are dormant bank accounts, unclaimed insurance proceeds, stocks, dividends, uncashed checks, deposits, credit balances and refunds, the Florida Department of Financial Services said. To check if you have unclaimed property, click here.wftv.com
1 in 5 Floridians have unclaimed property, are you one of them?
ORLANDO, Fla. – One in five Sunshine State residents have unclaimed property, according to the Florida Department of Financial Services. Officials said more than $27 million in unclaimed property was returned to Floridians in February. CFO Jimmy Patronis said more than $349 million in unclaimed property has been returned since March 2020. [TRENDING: Video: Arrest of Naked Cowboy at Bike Week | 36,000 Fla. Republicans leave GOP | Man rescued 135 miles off Fla. coast]AdThe state released the most common types of unclaimed property: dormant bank accounts, unclaimed insurance proceeds, stocks, dividends, uncashed checks, deposits, credit card balances and refunds. More than $4.8 million was returned to people in the Orlando area in February.
Orlando area holds more than $359 million in unclaimed property
ORLANDO, Fla. – Florida’s top financial official is on a treasure hunt to find the owners of millions of dollars worth of unclaimed property. Jimmy Patronis, the state’s chief financial officer, announced Monday that the Orlando area currently has more than $359 million in unclaimed funds. Overall, Florida has $2 billion in unclaimed property. According to his office, one in five Floridians has unclaimed property. Patronis said to keep up with this month’s Holiday Money Hunt, follow the hashtag #FLHolidayMoneyHunt on Twitter.