More than $713,000 of unclaimed refunds are held by the County of San Diego and residents have until Dec.17 to claim it.

Refunds range from $10 to nearly $37,000 and it only takes a few minutes to review the San Diego County Treasurer-Tax Collector’s Office unclaimed monies refund list .

The unclaimed refunds come from San Diego County residents who overpaid county departments on taxes, deposits, premiums, services or fees. Unclaimed money will go into the County’s general fund according to state law. 

“With the holidays approaching, everyone could use a little extra money in their pocket,”County Treasurer-Tax Collector Dan McAllister said in a statement. “The average refund is $386. If you are owed a refund, and can prove you are the rightful owner, we want to make sure you get your refund.”

The Treasurer-Tax Collector and other County departments have thousands of dollars that go unclaimed each year. Some of the refunds remain unclaimed although the County works to return these monies to the rightful owner. In the last five years, the county has refunded more than $500,000 to their owners. 

The list contains 1,848 refunds. If you find your name, scroll to the bottom to find out how to claim it. Claims may be emailed to or call 1-877-829-4732 for more information.


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