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Unclaimed Monies

Search and claim your unclaimed General Collection monies and Property Tax Refunds.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Unclaimed Monies—General Collections

The list of Unclaimed Monies—General Collections will be available in the summer of 2020.

Unclaimed Monies—Property Tax Refunds

Search the list of property tax refunds by clicking on the link below.

Download a full list of Property Tax Refunds (Excel)

Submit Your Claim


You may submit your claim online by using the Property Tax Refunds Search Application.

By Mail

If you are unable to electronically file a claim, please download the PDF Claim Form and submit the form along with the required documentation to:

Department of Tax and Collections
Attn: Fiscal Division—Property Taxes
70 W. Hedding St., East Wing, 6th Floor
San Jose, CA 95110

Information about Property Tax Refunds

Department of Tax and Collections annually issues more than 500,000 property tax bills and collects over $6 billion. The refunds for property taxes come from a variety of sources including but not limited to reduced assessments (re-evaluation of assessed values), overpayments, and duplicate payments. The property tax refunds become unclaimed due to various reasons such as returned mail, uncashed checks, refusal of the funds, or lack of response from notifications.

In accordance with Government Code 29802, any funds that remain unclaimed for more than two years will be removed from the list and transferred to the County's general fund.

Contact Us If You Have Questions

The claim review process may take 45–60 days based on the volume of claims. If you have any questions about your claim, please contact us by email at or by phone at (408) 808-7949.

Last updated: 4/8/2020 8:03 AM