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27 May 2020
More than $200,000 in lost wages, rental bonds and share dividends is waiting to be claimed in the central Wimmera.
Latest data shows the State Revenue Office has more than a million unclaimed entitlements across Victoria, ranging from as little as $20 to $994,994.
In the central Wimmera, $207,000 is ready to be collected, including $5400 for a Glenorchy man – the biggest local entitlement – followed by $3000 each for another man and woman in the area.
A Horsham man has 13 separate entitlements in his name, for a total of about $1700.
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Horsham district has 2008 individual entitlements registered for areas including Murtoa, $9152, Bungalally $1983, Natimuk $2642 and Haven $3117.
The unclaimed money is made up of share dividends, salaries and wages, rents and bonds, debentures and interest, and proceeds from sales that people have not collected.
After 12 months, the State Revenue Office holds the money.
There is no time limit to claiming held money, which people can search for via sro.vic.gov.au/unclaimedmoney.
The entire May 27, 2020 edition of The Weekly Advertiser is available online. READ IT HERE!
The entire May 27, 2020 edition of AgLife is available online. READ IT HERE!