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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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how to get a fair exchange rate when cashing a check?

How do you get an exchange rate that is close to the fair market exchange rate when cashing a check in a foreign denomination? Banks seem to use their own fictional rates and claim they are fair, even ...
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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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Can I cash a check with my name listed as Attn:?

I am currently the treasurer for a student organization at my university in the United States. The organization has recently received a check made out as shown: Name of University Attn: My Name ...
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How can I cash a US cashier check in Sweden?

I have a cashier check from the US. I live in Sweden, and the Swedish bank will not accept it. What can I do?
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California won't reissue stimulus check

A family member, a resident of California, received a Golden State Stimulus check in 2021. There was a problem and he wrote "Void" on the check. As per the instructions on the state website, ...
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Tax on cheques that are yet to be encashed

I have a cheque issued with a date 20/01/2021 and validity of 3 months. I forgot to encash it and now the cheque is expired. I want to know if I need to identify this as a source on income for 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Cashing-in overseas cheques

I am currently in Australia, but I will be leaving soon. I expect some insurance reimbursements, which will be in form of a cheque, as I have no Australian bank account. There might be the case, that ...
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Can a draft drawn on a US bank be used overseas?

Can a draft drawn on a US bank be used overseas? If the answer is different for personal checks versus bank checks, then answer for both cases. Basically what I want to know is if a person in a ...
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Does anyone in Hong Kong issue personal checks, cashier's checks or international money orders that are cashable in the US?

I'm living in Hong Kong and have to pay a debt in an US institution. The debtee would only accept the payment in personal check, cashier's check or international money order, and the payment has to be ...
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If I wrote "for deposit only:" on the back of a check, then crossed it out can I cash it at WalMart?

I received my state refund I tried mobile deposit with my bank but it wont take it because it is to me and my wife. I already wrote "for deposit only on the back". If I were to take it to ...
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Can I have someone else cash the stimulus check in my account?

I have received my stimulus , but I'm living abroad. So it's been very hard to cash the check. A friend of mine is visiting, would it be possible for that person to take the check and deposit at a ...
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Compliance issue with casino winning check

I received a check from a on-line casino from Canada. I took it to my bank to cash and they sent it to collections. After about 2 1/2 weeks they sent it back saying compliance issue. What does that ...
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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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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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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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Can I cash a personal check against my business account?

Can I cash a check made payable to me personally through my business checking account? I'm a sole proprietor in Washington state (U.S.).
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Letting someone else pay in a check (made out to me) to their account?

I have a check made out to me (call me John Doe). I'm permanently away from my home country, where I have bank accounts; I'm now in Canada. I'd like to let a friend (call her Jane Doe) pay the check ...
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How to cash ACH vouchers to my French account without paying more banking fees than sending a postal package containing cash?

I worked for a company based in the United States as part of a non-commercial activity (I mean the income is not taxable to the IRS and thus I can’t get an itin or ssn in order to open a bank account)....
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