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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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How to get a cashier's check/banker's draft/money order in USD and send to US? [closed]

I need to get a cashier's check/banker's draft/money order in USD and send by post to a company based the US. My current bank (HSBC) no longer offer this facility. Can anyone advise how I go about ...
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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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U. S. Treasury Check signed “pay to the order of”

My son received several checks from the VA, he signed them pay to the order of me, his mother, where can I cash them? My Credit Union won't accept them.
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Why do US banks cash cheques without verifying them first with the issuing bank?

This is my first question on this site and may be a weird one. Thank you for being gentle and telling me if I'm off. My question is simple, but I'm guessing that the answer probably isn't. Also, ...
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Are everyone's checks unique?

Are checks from the bank are unique? Can you give a blank check to a friend so that they can use it as if it were their own? Or must checks be linked to a person's bank account?
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security considerations when mailing checks

I 've read in US forums that the IRS might mail you a check if you have a tax return. I 've also heard from expatriates living overseas who received such a check that they "simply" mailed it back to ...
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Check is made out to my business name and personal name - can i deposit it in personal?

I have received a check made out to My Business Name My Personal Name My Home address Formatted like that. Can I deposit it in my personal checking account? Thanks!
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International check in EUR

How long does it (usually) take to cash a check in the US from a bank in Italy, in Euros? It is from a big bank, Unicredit.
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Buying certified Canadian checks or money orders online from the US?

I live in the US and I need to send an application to a consulate in Canada. The consulate only accepts certified checks or money orders issued by Canadian institutions in Canadian dollars and cannot ...
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What do I do if someone forges my check

Someone recently forged my signature and used that to withdraw money from my account. I already called the bank (Chase) and they put a restriction on that account and open a new account for me. They ...
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Am I legally obligated to destroy or void a check?

I received a check for 9 cents from a major bank for an overpayment (as a result of setting up automatic electronic payments and not wanting to send an extra one time payment of 9 cents at the end). I ...
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How do Money Service Businesses (cheque cashing places, Money Tree, etc) actually cash cheques?

I understand a paper cheque ("check" en-US) is essentially a type of legally enforceable contract. The writing on the cheque essentially says: "I, Mr. Moneybags will pay £500 to Mr. John Smith. I ...
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How to write a non-transferable check for sending in the mail?

I want to write a check in the US, to be sent to the recipient via standard mail (USPS). What (and where) do I need to write on the check (in addition to the standard recipient name, $ amount, date ...
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To what extent is it worthwhile to report check fraud / refund scams?

I listed a car for sale on behalf of a 90 year old, and attracted scammers. One has now sent me a "check" for $4000, for a $1500 car purchase. I'm supposed to deposit the check, then pay the tow ...
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how to do 3rd party endorsement

I have received a check from the US department of treasury and I'd like to endorse it over to my daughter. On the back of the check where I endorse it above it has pretyped message from department. ...
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Town and out-of-town cheques: where are both payable?

In the term database of the Government of Canada, the definition is provided for an out-of-town cheque: A check [drawn] on a bank which is located outside the territory of the clearing house with ...
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If a check is written for bill, but account number is not mentioned on memo line, is it still processed?

On some of the bills I've seen mentions to add account number on check's memo line, but on others - no mention. Hence's this question. For the sake of example, suppose I've got bill from internet ...
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Cashing Foreign checks [duplicate]

My brother is sending me a check from Germany. Can I cash that foreign check at any United State Bank? I have tried to research all the possibilities.
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Other ways besides USPS/FedEx/etc to deposit LARGE checks into online banks?

Mobile Deposit is great and all, but most mobile apps have pretty low deposit limits. Even though Ally's limit is high ($50,000), checks can of course be higher. Thus, what's the alternative to ...
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HCE Excess Refund on 401k Plan

This year, I received a letter from the company I worked for notifying me that they did not pass the 401k non discrimination test. As a highly-compensated employee, I received an excess refund check ...

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