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Unclaimed Refund Letter

This notice is sent because a state tax refund check issued to the taxpayer has not been cashed. The notice ID is N0005802.

The taxpayer should take action by October 1 to receive a refund check.

About Your Notice

Why did I get this notice?
What should I do?
Where can I get more information?

Common Questions

What if I ignore this notice?
When will I receive my refund check?

Why did I get this notice?

A state tax refund check was issued to you, but you have not cashed the refund check.

The taxpayer should take action by October 1 to receive a refund check.

What should I do?

The refund check information is in the upper right section of the notice. The taxpayer should review this information and take one of the actions below:

  1. If you have the refund check, mail the check to the address listed on the notice.
    • You must send your refund check before September 16 to have it revalidated.
  2. If you do not have the refund check, complete two copies of the affidavit included with the notice.
    • Both copies must be notarized; mail both copies of the affidavit to the address listed on the notice.
    • The Department will place a stop payment on the original refund check and send you a new refund check.

 

Where can I get more information?

Review the information on the notice. The taxpayer can call 1-877-252-3252 (toll-free) if there are additional questions.

 

What if I ignore this notice?

If the taxpayer does not either (1) send the refund check to the Department, or (2) complete and return the notarized affidavits by October 1, the Department is required by law to send the refund money to the NC Department of State Treasurer’s Unclaimed Property Program.

Once the money is sent to the Unclaimed Property Program, the taxpayer must contact the NC Department of State Treasurer.

  • The taxpayer can call the NC Department of State Treasurer at (919)-508-1000 to receive their refund.
    • Please call after January 1 to allow time for the money to be loaded into their system.
  • If the refund was $50 or more, the taxpayer can search for it through the NC Cash Program.
    • Print a claim form to request the refund.

 

When will I receive my refund check once I return the original check or affidavits?

If you respond by October 1, please allow at least eight weeks for your refund check to be revalidated or reissued.

If you do not receive a reply after eight weeks, call 1-877-252-3252 (toll-free.)