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Property Types and Abandonment Periods

Properties are identified/communicated by Property Type Codes. The codes start with two letters that identify the group and end with two numbers that identify the type.

Abandonment Periods Quick Reference
Type of PropertyProperty CodeAbandon­ment Period
Wages, Payroll or SalaryMS011 year
Utility DepositsUT011 year
Current Production of Mineral InterestMI100 years
Demutualization CashSC851 year
Demutualization SharesSC861 year
Stored Value Cards/Gift CertificatesMS121 to 3 years
Safe Deposit Box ContentsSD015 years
Other Deposit AccountsAC095 years
Traveler's ChecksCK0815 years
All Other Property(See Detailed List)3 years
AC: Financial Institution Accounts
Property Type Code Abandon­ment Period
Checking accounts  AC01  3 years
Savings accounts  AC02  3 years
Matured certificates of deposit  AC03  3 years
Unidentified deposits  AC07 3 years
Other deposit accounts AC09 5 years
Aggregate Account Balances less than $25AC99
CK: Checks
Property Type Code Abandon­ment Period
Cashier‘s checks  CK01 3 years
Certified checks  CK02 3 years
Registered checks  CK03 3 years
Drafts  CK05 3 years
Warrants  CK06 3 years
Money orders  CK07 3 years
Traveler‘s checks  CK08 15 years
Foreign exchange checks  CK09 3 years
Expense checks  CK10 3 years
Pension checks  CK11 3 years
Credit checks or memos  CK12 3 years
Vendor checks  CK13 3 years
Any other outstanding official checks or exchange items  CK15 3 years
CD Interest checks  CK16 3 years
Aggregate Uncashed Checks less than $25CK99
CS: Educational Savings Accounts
Property Type Code Abandon­ment Period
Educational savings accounts CS01 3 years
Educational savings accounts mutual funds CS02 3 years
Educational savings accounts securities CS03 3 years
Aggregate Account Balances less than $25CS99
CT: Courts/Legal
Property Type Code Abandon­ment Period
Escrow funds  CT01 3 years
Condemnation awards  CT02 3 years
Missing heirs‘ funds  CT03 3 years
Suspense accounts  CT04 3 years
Any other types of deposits made with a court or public authority  CT05 3 years
Aggregate court deposits less than $25CT99
HS: Health Savings Accounts
Property Type Code Abandon­ment Period
Health savings accounts HS01 3 year
Health savings accounts investment HS02 3 year
Aggregate account balances less than $25HS99
IN: Insurance
Property Type Code Abandon­ment Period
Individual policy benefits or claim payments  IN01 3 years
Group policy benefits or claim payments  IN02 3 years
Death benefits due beneficiaries  IN03 3 years
Proceeds from matured policies, endowments, or annuities  IN04 3 years
Premium refunds on individual policies  IN05 3 years
Unidentified remittances  IN06 3 years
Other amounts due under policy terms  IN07 3 years
Agent credit balances  IN08 3 years
Aggregate insurance property less than $25IN99
IR: Traditional IRAs
Property Type Code Abandon­ment Period
Cash (IRA, SEP, SARSEP, SIMPLE) IR01 3 years
Mutual Funds (IRA, SEP, SARSEP, SIMPLE) IR02 3 years
Securities (IRA, SEP, SARSEP, SIMPLE) IR03 3 years
Roth IRA Mutual Funds IR06  
Roth IRA Investments IR07  
Aggregate account balances less than $25IR99
MI: Proceeds from Mineral Interests
Property Type Code Abandon­ment Period
Net revenue interests  MI01 3 years
Royalties  MI02 3 years
Overriding royalties  MI03 3 years
Production payments  MI04 3 years
Working interests  MI05 3 years
Bonuses  MI06 3 years
Delay rentals  MI07 3 years
Shut-in royalties  MI08 3 years
Minimum royalties  MI09 3 years
Current production payments MI10 0 years
MS: General Business, Miscellaneous Checks and Intangible Personal Property
Property Type Code Abandon­ment Period
Wages, payroll or salary  MS01 1 year
Commissions  MS02 3 years
Worker’s compensation benefits  MS03 3 years
Payment for goods and services  MS04 3 years
Customer overpayments  MS05 3 years
Unidentified remittances  MS06 3 years
Unrefunded overcharges  MS07 3 years
Accounts payable  MS08 3 years
Accounts receivable credit balances  MS09 3 years
Discounts due  MS10 3 years
Refunds/rebates due  MS11 3 years
Stored value cards/gift certificates MS12 1 to 3 years
Cash loan collateral  MS13 3 years
Sums payable under pension and profit sharing plans (KEOGH)  MS14 3 years
Property distributable in the course of involuntary dissolution or liquidation  MS15 3 years
Any other miscellaneous outstanding checks  MS16 3 years
Any other miscellaneous intangible personal property  MS17 3 years
Aggregate miscellaneous property less than $25MS99
SC: Securities
Property Type Code Abandon­ment Period
Dividends  SC01 3 years
Interest payable on registered bonds  SC02 3 years
Funds paid toward the purchase of shares or interest in a financial or business organization  SC06 3 years
Bearer bond interest and matured principal  SC07 3 years
Undelivered physical (RPO) shares  SC08 3 years
Cash for fractional shares  SC09 3 years
Unexchanged stock of successor corporation  SC10 3 years
Any other certificates of ownership  SC11 3 years
Underlying shares  SC12 3 years
Funds for liquidation/redemption of unsurrendered stocks or bonds  SC13 3 years
Debenture SC14 3 years
U.S. Government securities  SC15 3 years
Book-entry mutual fund shares  SC16 3 years
Warrants or rights  SC17 3 years
Matured principal on registered bonds  SC18 3 years
Dividend reinvestment plans  SC19 3 years
Credit balances  SC20 3 years
Nontransferable Certificated shares SC40 3 years
Book Entry Shares SC41 3 years
Nontransferable Securities held by broker/dealer SC42 3 years
Demutualization cash  SC85 1 year
Demutualization shares  SC86 1 year
Aggregate securities-related cash balances less than $25SC99
SD: Safe Deposit Boxes and Safekeeping
Property Type Code Abandon­ment Period
Contents of safe deposit boxes held by depositories  SD01 5 years
Safekeeping property  SD02 3 years
Other tangible property  SD03 3 years
Tangible unclaimed loan collateral  SD04 3 years
TR: Trust, Investments and Escrow Accounts
Property Type Code Abandon­ment Period
Paying agent accounts  TR01 3 years
Undelivered dividends or uncashed dividends  TR02 3 years
Funds held in a fiduciary capacity  TR03 3 years
Escrow accounts  TR04 3 years
Trust vouchers  TR05 3 years
Pre-need funeral plans  TR06 3 years
Aggregated trust property less than $25TR99
UT: Utilities
Property Type Code Abandon­ment Period
Utility deposits  UT01 1 year
Membership fees  UT02 3 years
Refunds or rebates  UT03 3 years
Capital credit distributions  UT04 3 years
Aggregated utility property less than $25UT99