From the beaches of Hilton Head to the hustle and bustle of the Columbia state capitol, the state of South Carolina is a wonderful place to be. If you live here, you already know what a great place South Carolina is, but wouldn’t it be nice if you had some extra money in your pocket?
If you love your home in South Carolina but wish you had some more spending money, you just might be in luck. Like many states South Carolina maintains a comprehensive database of unclaimed property, and some of it just might be yours. Here are the simple steps you need to take to track down and recover your unclaimed property in the state of South Carolina.
1.Start your search at the official website maintained by the state of South Carolina. The URL for the unclaimed property database is treasurer.sc.gov.
2.Click on the Search for Unclaimed Property link.
3.Enter your last name if you are doing an individual search. If you are searching for unclaimed property that may belong to your business, enter the business name in the last name field.
4.Enter your first name in the next box. You can also narrow down your search by entering a city name or ZIP code. The more precise your search the easier it will be to scan through the list of possible results.
5.Review the list of results on the next page. If you think any of the property listed might be yours, you can complete a simple claim form right on the website.
6.Use the tracking number you receive to keep tabs on your claim. You may be asked to provide additional information to substantiate your claim, so check in regularly to track the progress of your claim.
7.Enjoy your newfound money.
The state of South Carolina maintains an exhaustive list of unclaimed property, money, bank accounts, and insurance proceeds just waiting to be reunited with their rightful owners. Whether it is an old bank account you have forgotten about, the proceeds of an insurance policy you did not know about, or inheritance you did not know you had to come, this unclaimed property could be hiding in plain sight, and all it takes to access it is a single online search.