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I'm an US citizen living abroad who has no US bank account and that got a tax refund from the IRS.

I have and frequently use a Paypal account, but Paypal accounts for people living outside the US do no accept US-checks deposit.

My only bank account is on a Brazilian bank.

Do any of you guys know how can I make that check into money?

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Deposit it into your Brazilian bank account. They'll charge you collection fee (shouldn't be high, its a cashier's check equivalent), and the currency exchange rate may not be the best ever, but that's the price to pay for the service.

Another option would be to cash the check at check cashing places, but that would most likely require you being in the US (I don't know if any check-cashing store in Brazil would cash a US check).

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