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Unclaimed Property / Escheat Filing
Duke University has the responsibility to track its unclaimed property and attempt to return the property to its rightful owners. Unclaimed property held by Duke University is generally in the form of outstanding vendor checks, payroll checks, and student refunds. For Duke University Health System and its related hospitals, unclaimed property may also include patient credit balances or insurance refunds due.
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If you have any questions concerning this process, please contact the Corporate Tax department at (919) 684-0756.
I received a letter about an uncashed check but I have no records pertaining to the check. I do not know whether this amount is owed to me or not. What should I do?
Depending on the source of the original check, we may be able to provide additional information. You may request additional information by emailing Corporate Tax or calling (919) 919-684-0756. Please be sure to include the check number in your correspondence. The Duke University Corporate Tax Department will contact you as soon as the requested information is available, generally within 3 weeks.