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In the US, is it normal to not include an electronic way to pay rent?

A property manager requires rent to be paid using check. Is it normal that rent cannot be paid using electronic methods such as a credit/debit card, or a bank transfer, or Paypal, or anything ...
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Difference between Image Cash Letter (ICL) and X9? [closed]

I often see these terms used interchangeably. Is X9 the specification that image cash letters use? If so, what is the difference between .icl and .x937 file format?
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Do I have to pay taxes on a home warranty refund check?

I received a refund check from the home warranty service. Do I have to pay taxes for that. It a remediation check.
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Can minors withdraw check?

I want to send a gift - named check. The issuer is a US resident, sending from the US. The minor is a US non-resident, located in the US. Can I go to the bank, issue the check with the kid's name on ...
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Can I use an ATM to convert a cheque to money into my Revolut account?

I think the question in the title is clear enough. From here I understand it's not possible: Unfortunately we don't accept cash deposits or cheques to your Revolut account but I also read at the ...
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How do I get a 'copy of a cheque'?

Sorry if this is a stupid question, but how do I get a copy of a cheque? I'm going through the process of encashment of some bonds which I received as inheritance, to do this I need to send over a ...
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Ryanair sent cheque instead of transfering money to the revolut account I used to pay - can I refuse the cheque and insist for the latter?

After a Ryanair flight cancellation and several e-mails, they've sent a cheque. Well, I have no physical bank account in UK and have no idea how to claim money from it; I have a Revolut account, the ...
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Can I convert a cheque to money in any bank? Is there a fee?

After a Ryanair flight cancellation and several e-mails, they've sent a cheque. Well, I have no physical bank account in UK and have no idea how to claim money from a cheque. Plus, I suspect I will ...
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Why are cheques so insecure?

I was reading this question about fraud committed by printing and cashing checks and the thought occurred to me that is should be trivial to prevent such scams. There are many ways that this could be ...
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What if I made receipt for cheque on client's demand and client asks me to return the cheque and pays in cash?

My client gave me a cheque where I gave him the receipt for it's acknowledgement. Now my client tells me to return the cheque and is willing to pay with cash. How to edit the receipt or is there any ...
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Is it valid to write check without numeric amount but with words amount?

I sent out a personal check with only words spelling out the check amount but I forgot to fill in the numeric amount in the box. Will my check get cashed in this way ?
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Accidentally double cashed a check

I got a check for my rent for Jan 2021. I bank with Chime and I went to do a mobile deposit on 01/02/21. It said the funds wouldn't be available until 01/04/21 so I cancelled the deposit and just ...
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Undated cheque was given by client but client asks me continually not to deposit it

I received a cheque 3 months ago, which my client gave me to start a project and there's no date on the cheque. My client told me to ask him before depositing the cheque. The cheque was advance ...
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What do i do about a loan check, received in the mail, being cashed by someone other than myself?

I don't know how to resolve this with my name upheld and all monies intact. I recently was approved for a small personal loan. This is the first time I've ever gotten a loan. I received a check for $...
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Chase closed my account and is asking me to confirm the validity of my deposits. How can they do this?

Chase closed my checking account without any explanation at the end of August. When I contacted my branch in person, they were told over the phone from the main offices that I would receive a check of ...
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Am I eligible for the stimulus check, and if so, why haven't I received it?

In 2018, I was claimed by my parent on their tax return. But in 2019, after I graduated from college, I filed my taxes with a single status and made about $28K. My parent did NOT claim me in 2019. Am ...
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Why can't I deposit a check from the drawer's bank to the payee's bank *at* the drawer's bank?

Let's say my name is Bob, and I have an account with Bank B. I have a friend named Alice who's paying me back for something, and her bank is Bank A. She issues me a check with my name on it, signs it, ...
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Landlord cashed cheque from government rent support and said he didn’t receive it

A legal question as a tenant in Alberta, Canada: Over Covid my fiancé qualified for some rent support. They sent three supplement cheques directly to our landlord. He said he only received two, but we ...
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The Netherlands check us-dollar

My son (Dutch nationality) studied at MIT in LA (1994-1997) when he was robbed and molested in his apartment. The criminal has been sentenced to 2 life sentences (because of murder cases as well) and ...
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Can I cash my son's cheques?

My son got a cheque from the Canadian government, but he lost his ID. Instead of taking the cheque to Money Mart which charges a lot of money when they cash cheques, he signed it over to me, I signed ...
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Two names on check

so i don't understand the check I got. On the "pay to the order of" section, it writes my school's name. But on the "for" section it writes my name. So can I deposit this check to ...
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Depositing a check with both wife's and my name into my sole account

Not thinking, I deposited a check written out to both my wife and me into my sole account. The check seems to have cleared and it has been a few days since then. The check said "and" between ...
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If a check is written out to me, can I come with my boyfriend to have it deposited into his bank account?

We got a refund check and the dealership had put my name on the check. However, we need the money to go to my boyfriend's account. If I go up to the bank with him and explain that I want this check ...
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Is a check without cents in the spelling line valid?

I wrote a check for $450.00. In the number box I put the amount $450.00 exactly. In the spelled number line I put Four Hundred and Fifty. I did not include the cents fraction in the spelling. Is the ...
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Cashing in American check in non-supported country [closed]

In more and more countries there are no companies dealing with American checks anymore. I'm stuck in one of these unable to travel abroad in the near feature due to the pandemic. How can I cash in my ...
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CouponCabin cash back security “unnatural activity”

I wonder if someone/anyone can help me out with an issue that's been increasing in recent months. I've been using CouponCabin for almost 2 years (it's another Ebates/Rakuten) without any payments ...
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Print out check from personal computer

For the first time in my life, I have a personal checking account but no paper checks. I have been burned multiple times due to ACH fraud and want to avoid having any thing to do with this 20th ...
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How to cash a US check in Germany?

I am an Berlin based artist and I was going to participate in an event in the US in March. Due Covid-19 the festival got cancelled but the organization sent me a US check from the JP Morgan & ...
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Check Cashed By someone else [duplicate]

I am facing one weird situation. I am about receive check for my kid’s summer camp refund. Summer camp agency issued a check and it was never delivered to me. When I contact them they said its ...
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How do I cash in a Canadian cheque from outside Canada?

I am living outside Canada, and I have cancelled my Canadian phone plan. My phone company has sent me a cheque to refund about C$30 (the prorated unused amount in my phone plan). The cheque is dated ...
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How to cash my brother's check

My brother is 15 and he doesn’t have a bank account. I’m 18 and I have a bank account. Would I be able to cash a work check written to him?
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Cashing my economic impact payment

I currently have no ID. I went to the DMV yesterday with my birth certificate, social security card, and prof of residence to get a state issued ID and they rudely informed me that they are not ...
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U.S. check in Canadian dollars?

I reside in the U.S. and need to send money, via check, to a Canadian company payable in Canadian dollars. (This is the only payment method allowed.) What's the easiest way to accomplish this? Can I ...
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How do I cash my stimulus check if I have lost my ID and have no bank account?

I recently just moved to a new area where I know nobody, and I have no bank account set up over here yet. I have no currently valid ID: I only have a photocopy of my old expired state ID and a ...
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Destroying Checks Scam?

I am afraid my brother-in-law is getting scammed again but cannot find any info on this present one. Apparently someone sends him checks that he is to destroy. Apparently this bunch amounts to about ...
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Can a person other than the person it is written to cash a Very Large Check?

My predicament: United States, father passed away, mother is disabled. I've been here for a few weeks taking care of all of their affairs, including filing the life insurance claim. Apparently, the ...
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I became a permanent resident in Jan. 2020 but I do not have a Social Security card. Can I still get the stimulus check?

I became a permanent resident in January, 2020. But I do not have a Social Security card. Can I still get the stimulus check?
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Why can one pay with ACH but not with checks from a savings account?

I have a payment I have to make four times a year. (well within Regulation D limits) The payee only accepts checks, and they sit on the checks for a random amount of time between 1 and 6 weeks before ...
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Stimulus eligibility check question

Hopefully one of you may know the answer to this as I can't find it anywhere on the Google and not sure if it's even been asked. My girlfriend is a healthcare worker who makes less than the threshold ...
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Am I eligible for the stimulus check?

So my mom claimed me for 2018 Taxes when she shouldn’t have. For 2019 taxes I filed my taxes on April 3rd this year. I am a college student currently part time but my parents do not provide for me ...
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I worked last year and went to school. Will I still get a stimulus check if nobody claimed me in 2019 taxes

I worked last year for only 2 weeks. Got paid once but I still filed it on my 2019 taxes and only got back $7 but I also went to school and claimed my school payments. Nobody claimed me as a dependent ...
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How to cash in State of California tax refund cheque outside the US?

I worked in the US last year and filed my taxes (or more specifically, had it filed with the help of a tax agency I was given from my employer). Now I've received a cheque which looks like this: ...
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Is a cheque made out directly to the bank susceptible to fraud?

I plan to use my savings to clear the remainder of my mortgage. The bank have several methods for making the payment, one of which is to send a cheque made out to the bank with my name and account ...
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endorsing a check for mobile deposits

My bank requires me to write the following on the back of a cheque before I can use their mobile app to send it over to them: For mobile deposit at XYZ bank only I am very worried that once I ...
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My parents claimed me as a dependent, but I put on my tax form that no one can claim me as a dependent. Am I getting a stimulus check? [duplicate]

the question pretty much says it all. My dad says he filed me a dependent because the only criteria was to have gone to college for one semester. Which I had done in 2019. I graduated May and moved to ...
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Stimulus Check Eligibility (College Student)

If I am a 19 yr old college student with a part time job and currently unemployed due to the virus outbreak, will I be eligible for the stimulus check? I did not submit a tax return in 2018, but I did ...
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How to prevent counter-signing a cheque or cashing it at money mart

I will pay bill by mailing old fashioned cheques in envelop. I heard that if the letter is lost and someone steals the cheque and forges endorsement to pay to himself rather the payee written on the ...
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Check with no void stamp

I have a check that has been used at Wal-Mart, but there's no void stamp. Do I have to worry about my kids trying to cash it again and going though? There's no notification on it that it is void. It ...
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Fraud of HMRC check?

I have quick question. I have been informed by HMRC that I overpaid income tax. However, I never received any check in post. It turns out it happened not long after I moved form, one address to ...
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Can I claim only part of the full amount of a check?

I received a long awaited check today (USA) written for $X. For complicated reasons (we had some dispute about how much was owed for what), I only want to accept $Y from this person for this service, ...

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