South Dakota’s
Financial Steward

Preserving public trust and capital through effective management of our cash resources.

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Are We Holding Your Unclaimed Property?

The State Treasurer is holding millions of dollars in unclaimed funds for South Dakotans. The State holds these lost funds until claimed by either the original owner or their heirs. They can be claimed at no cost with the proper identification. It takes just 30 seconds to find out if you have any unclaimed property and it's FREE. Find out now!

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Unclaimed Property

Millions of dollars of assets are turned over to the state of South Dakota annually because the owner cannot be located. The treasurer is responsible for returning these assets to the rightful owner or heir.

Financial Empowerment

Committed to helping South Dakotans more successfully manage their personal finances, the treasurer is leading initiatives and partnerships to improve the financial literacy in our state.

State Banking

As South Dakota's Chief Banking Official, the treasurer is the custodian of all state funds and responsible for receiving, reconciling and depositing state agency funds daily. The office also oversees local bank accounts held by various state agencies.

Fund Distribution

As state and federal funds are released for various programs, the treasurer's office ensure funds are sent to appropriate recipients including cities, towns, counties, academic institutions and numerous agencies.

South Dakota State Treasurer Josh Haeder

Meet Your South Dakota
State Treasurer

As State Treasurer, Josh Haeder is one of South Dakota's seven state-elected officials. His resume boosts a strong financial background with experience in credit counseling, banking management and affordable housing development.

Do We Have Your Money?

There's a 25% chance we have unclaimed assets with your name on it. Check for free!

South Dakota State Treasurer's Office never charges a fee to claim property.

Financial Empowerment

The state treasurer is working with the private sector to enhance educational opportunities to increase financial empowerment among South Dakotans. A special emphasis is being placed on students, those with disabilities, impoverished families, retirees and those who have or currently serve in our military.

Investing in a Better Life

In an effort to promote financial health throughout our state, we strongly recommend South Dakotans invest in these unique investment opportunities.

Higher Education Savings 529 Plan

Established by the South Dakota Investment Council, a 529 plan was designed to help parents save for their children's college and recently provided account owners with the option to withdraw funds for K-12 tuition or roll funds into ABLE Plan accounts.


Achieving A Better Life Experience Accounts

Commonly referred to as ABLE accounts, this investment vehicle allows qualified South Dakotans to contibute up to $15,000 a year without jeopardizing eligibility for federal and state aid like Social Security and Medicaid. ABLE accounts are similar to 529 accounts and Roth IRAs.