Questions tagged [international-transfer]

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Money Transfer to UK

I bought a holiday apartment in Goa some years ago. I had an NRI account. The bank then changed it to an NRO savings account. I sold it three years ago and the money was paid into this account. I wish ...
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US: How do offshore bank accounts help?

How does having an offshore bank account help? From my (limited) understanding, the U.S. taxes on all income worldwide, so placing money offshore would still be taxed normally. Why, then, do high net ...
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The best/cheapest way to get money from Moldova to pay bills in UK

I would like to withdraw money from my foreign account outside Europe (Chișinău (Moldova)) and deposit it in a UK bank account, as it has become clear I will be staying in the UK for a longer time ...
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How to send USD to Transferwise EUR balance?

I have a Transferwise account that only has bank details for EUR. I gave all the account details to my client in USA so they can do the transfer. Unfortunately my client replied that they won't be ...
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Remittamce from Europe to India EUR - INR

Alright the problem is not as simple as it sounds. Let me explain. I closed my German bank account after moving to India. The bank said they wouldn't do the international transfer to my Indian ...
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What is the utility of the Transferwise debit card?

I can't get my head around what the Transferwise debit card offers. If I have a credit card with no foreign fees, then I can just make payments with that wherever I go. Same with withdrawing cash ...
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Is there a convention about how to make it easy or accessible for customers transfer money to an overseas bank account by email?

I don't reside in Israel and I don't have a business associated with the Israeli tax authorities but I have an online business aimed primarily to Hebrew speakers which the vast majority of them reside ...
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How to transfer money from Russia to Germany

My wife is Russian, and lives with me in Germany. She has a Russian bank account (denominated in RUB), and a German bank account (denominated in EUR). We have been unable to find a quick, convenient ...
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Is my money insured against bank failures during a wire transfer?

Suppose I am sending money by international wire transfer from my FDIC-insured bank account in the US to my CDIC-insured bank account in Canada. Suppose one of the banks become insolvent during the ...
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Should I use SHA or OUR for sending an international wire to my stock broker's bank account?

I am trying to send an international wire transfer to my US stock broker, TD Ameritrade. TD Ameritrade has asked me to send a wire to its bank account at First National Bank of Omaha. My local (non-US)...
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Transfer of Gifts From Iran to the US

I am a US citizen and a permanent resident living in the US. My family resides in Iran. My father which is a non-resident alien is currently supporting me financially and lives in Iran. Due to OFAC ...
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Is there a “structuring” risk when receiving international wire transfers?

I am trying to move a large sum of money from abroad to my bank account in the US via wire transfer and I don't want a Currency Transaction Report (CTR) being filed by my bank (if it's not necessary) ...
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Transferring proceeds to US of real estate sale abroad

My mom just sold our small weekend house in a non-EU European country for something like US$35K. It was our family property. What would be the most elegant (meaning free of taxes, paperwork and ...
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Withdraw my money from A Lebanese bank, where they are implementing capital control

I have an issue in my bank in Lebanon, where banks are restricting wire transfers what so ever through implementing capital control. I need to bring my money to the USA, where I reside. What is the ...
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Need to open / operate a NZD (New Zealand Dollar) account as a non-resident (from Australia) [closed]

I'm resident in Australia, and do a large number of small transactions with New Zealand customers. Currently I charge in AUD via PayPal, but some customers send me direct AUD bank transfers (which ...
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How does Transferwise work when the cash flows are unequal?

How does Transferwise work? My understanding is that Transferwise owns bank accounts with local currencies in multiple countries, and the users pay into these accounts and are paid from another ...
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What to do if a bank refuses to close my account?

I have opened a bank account in Ireland. I recently moved to another country and I wanted to transfer the funds to a new bank in the new country and close the Irish bank account. I don't have any ...
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Is SEPA Instant Credit Transfer (SCT Inst) a replacement for “classic” SEPA transfers or just for special purposes?

Is SEPA Instant Credit Transfer (SCT Inst) a dropin replacement for classic SEPA transfers? Or is it something that is/will be available under special conditions? In other words, if I transfer 100 ...
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Inheritance withheld due to taxes from USA

My girlfriends dad died last year and left her a sum of money through a company called fidelity. She received a lump sum but some of the money was withheld pending her father's tax return. She was ...
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Transferring money from HSBC UK to TD Bank in Canada

Lets say I want to transfer money to Canada from UK. HSBC-UK asks me to to enter the following information Payee account number Payments Canada Routing number Bank Name Now the question : Should "...
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Why does HSBC ask whether one plans to receive or send international wire transfers when creating a new HSBC Direct savings account?

Why does HSBC ask whether one plans to receive or send international wire transfers when creating a new HSBC Direct savings account?
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Why does my routing number (IBAN) come up as invalid

I am trying to wire funds and my routing number to Citibank, which is 122401710 in Las Vegas Nevada, is coming up invalid IBAN when I go to wire funds. When I called Citibank they told me that I ...
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Are there any issues with sending money outside of the US?

My girlfriend is an immigrant and for her birthday, I asked her what she wanted. She said she would like me to send a gift back to her home country for her parents instead of getting her something. I ...
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Receiving payments in foreign currency, who sets exchange rate and fees

How do bank accounts receive payments in a foreign currency? Is the 'fee' charged by the account from which the money is being sent, or at the account where the deposit is being received? Which ...
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will an international wire transfer to France still work with the wrong bank address

a few days ago I sent a wire transfer from Canada to France, all of the info (wire recipients financial institution name, bank code, account#/IBAN, wire recipients name, beneficiary name) is correct ...
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sending money via paypal's xoom service asking date of birth

I tried to send $200 to India via xoom, using my Paypal login. At the last step the xoom site asked for my date of birth even though my Paypal account of over 10 years has my checking account, credit ...
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strategy to move funds between international accounts

I need to transfer funds from my German funds portfolio to an international broker. Most of my assets are in the profitable zone now. Only two are negative currently. I wondered which strategy might ...
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Selling apartment and about to transfer cash to US (moving there). Should I 'tell' the bank, or the IRS something? Any precautions to take?

I got a intracompany transfer and I'll be living in the US for a couple years so I'm selling my apartment in my home country and planning to move the funds to the US to maybe see if it's convenient to ...
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Sold item on eBay, buyer wants it to be delivered to another country, and pay by bank transfer

I recently offered an item on eBay, offering it for sale in Switzerland only (no international shipping offered). However, now someone bought it and messaged that they want it shipped to Italy, and ...
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International transfer: who determines the exchange rate?

I live in country A and work for a company located in country B. Every month, my salary (in USD) is paid via international transfer, and an exchange rate is applied for converting it to my local ...
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Can a bank accept incoming transfers from only one Intermediary Bank?

My (European) bank accepts incoming USD transfers only when a specific Intermediary Bank is used. My friend's (United States) bank doesn't allow to specify Intermediary Bank SWIFT codes, because it ...
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How do you link two checking accounts from two different banks in two different countries?

My fiancé wants to transfer a substantial amount from his Norwegian bank account to my U.S. bank account in a different and unaffiliated bank. He says he does not want to wire transfer the money. ...
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What purpose code should I select when transferring money to my US LLC?

I'm an Indian citizen living in India. I have an LLC registered in the state of Wyoming with an EIN. It is a single member LLC. I also have a business checking account for this LLC with a US bank. Q1:...
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Transfer money from US to India [closed]

I have money in my USA account,I wish to transfer that to my Indian Account. What is the best way to send a large amount of money say $50,000 to $100,000 to India from USA? Thank you!
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Can I send money to indian saving account from Canada bank account?

I am confused about how to send money from Canada bank account to my Indian Saving account since I came to Canada only for work assignment for 1 year. I came to Canada in November,2018 and moving ...
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Local routing numbers to receive payment in AED

I live in India. One of my clients requires a UAE based bank account to make the payment. I was looking for local routing number providers like Transferwise and Payoneer. These companies provide ...
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tools/means to money transfer from India to USA legally [duplicate]

I see questions Legality and transfer for EB5, but does not answer on how to do the money transfer from India to USA. For USA to India transfer there are many websites/and Bank. I left India about ...
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Why wasn't my wire transfer delivered to my client's account in Turkey?

I was told initially that an international wire transfer normally takes 2 to 3 business days to deliver to my client in Turkey, but it has been more than 10 days now since I made the transfer and I ...
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Is it still hawala if the money is transferred via bank at the destination?

My family needs to send me approximately $3000-5000 for my expenses here in Michigan and they found a relative coming to US in coming days. They would give him cash in my country and he would carry it ...
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Run Facebook fundraiser on behalf of Mexican citizen

Background I am a natural-born US citizen and lifelong US resident. My friend, who I will call V, is a Mexican citizen living in Mexico. She is trying to improve her financial situation. She has ...
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Is there an institution that makes sure that all international bank transfers add up to zero? [closed]

Suppose bank A creates a new account, and adds 1000 euro's to it, by just changing the relevant field in the database from 0 to 1000, without any money being taken from another account. It then makes ...
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I did a wire transfer from my bank here in US to my client in Turkey but unknown to that his account was Euro account

I made a wire transfer to my client in Turkey using the swift code and the IBAN and other information, but the problem is that it was unknown to me that the turkey account he gave to me was Euro ...
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Transfer to foreign bank to purchase a home

I want to transfer $290,000 of my post-tax money to a bank account in Brazil I just opened to purchase a home there. The entire deposit will be used to purchase a home there. I will obviously file the ...
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Wire transfer problem

I have wire transferred my funds thru a Turkish bank using swiss code and intermediary bank JP Morgan Chase bank in the US to my account in Singapore. It is already 8 months and I have yet to receive ...
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How can I safely transfer a small amount of money to Ukraine from the USA? [closed]

I'm interested in buying something from a person who lives in Ukraine, a country which isn't served by PayPal (they can't receive payment). The price is a couple hundred US dollars - far from small, ...
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Ever been asked to send money to this man? [duplicate]

Has anyone ever been contacted by someone named Richard Atul who claims to be an orthopaedic surgeon working for the UN in Yemen. He's asked me to send money to help him get home because they won't ...
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Transferred money to an Intermediary Bank Account by mistake

I am having a problem with transferring money to pay for my tuition fees. The university has sent me these payment instructions: I have transferred the fees directly to the intermediary bank account ...
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Accept a check on my behalf in USA, and then transfer the money to me in Europe

I live in Europe, and I work with a client from USA. Currently he is only able to pay via check, so now I am looking for some way to get paid. Best way would be to have a relative or a close friend ...
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Making international payments from Ethiopia [closed]

How can I make global payment from Ethiopia for international services and tradings?
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Cheapest way to transfer money from South Africa to UK

I am emigrating soon and have saved some money (in South African Rand) which I will need to take with me. It will just be enough to cover basic expenses for 3 months. I am moving from South Africa to ...

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