Taxpayer forgotten refunds pile up

Taxpayer forgotten refunds pile up

More than 1,000 Oregon taxpayers have not cashed their refund check.

One of the top two reasons for uncashed refund checks is that the person has an incorrect mailing address on file with the department, Budget and Finance Manager Jan Hunt said in a statement. The other reason is that people misplace their check.

This time last year, Oregonians hadn't claimed more than $1.8 million in checks, according to the department. Officials won't have a final number for 2014 checks until October.

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