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$120,000 Waiting To Be Claimed In Greater Shepparton

23 February 2018

Thousands of people have no idea they are sitting on an unexpected windfall of unclaimed money in the City of Greater Shepparton.

Almost $120,000 is waiting to be claimed, ranging from $20 all the way up to the area’s single biggest entitlement of almost $5000 for a Mooroopna man, followed by $3500 for a Shepparton woman, and $1200 for an Arcadia man.

The State Revenue Office holds records of money that remain unclaimed after 12 months. This includes share dividends, salaries and wages, rents and bonds, debentures and interest, and proceeds from sales.

Latest figures in Greater Shepparton show this equalled 1289 individual entitlements for suburbs including Murchison, Kialla, Merrigum and Congupna. Across Victoria, there are more than 800,000 entitlements waiting to be claimed.

Central Shepparton leads with $45,837 (367 entitlements), followed by Mooroopna ($22,581 for 255 entitlements) and Tallygaroopna ($14,479 for 106 entitlements).

To search for your unclaimed money, visit Link

Quote attributable to Treasurer Tim Pallas

“You just need to type your name and if we’re holding unclaimed money for you, you’ll know within seconds. If you find an unexpected windfall, just follow the prompts to start the recovery process.

Quotes attributable to Member for Northern Victoria Mark Gepp

“I encourage all Shepparton residents, businesses and community groups to visit the State Revenue Office online database and search for any amount recorded under their name.”

“The database is a quick and easy online search tool, so there is no need to involve a third party to track down your money.”

Reviewed 19 August 2020

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