Did you ever think about the lost utility deposit and where it goes? Generally, it is the amount paid by you to the utility services like for gas, electricity, or water suppliers as a registration amount to the start of service. The initial deposit is always a must for any such service. In addition, this money also is like a security deposit to these people in cases such as damages or any faults.
All of us are entitled to pay for these services; otherwise the service will not come into effect. No doubt, all these services are absolutely necessary in our daily tasks; hence we cannot afford to make any delay in such issues. Usually, utility deposits are refundable partly or fully during the time of changing the provider or while closing the service.
It’s very surprising that most of the Americans fail to collect the utility deposits from the service providers. At the time of moving out from the place, the residents are required to contact the providers and claim their deposits to terminate the service. Even after the application of the termination, if the user fails to collect his deposit, the provider’s duty is to return the amount deposited within a period of 30 days.
Contact your local state service (www.usa.gov) to claim your money. You need not spend any efforts as well, just provide your basic information and wait for your turn to claim your lost or forgotten money.