Questions tagged [international-transfer]

Sending and receiving money internationally

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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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Is there any restriction when moving money from France to the US via bank transfers, and can this trigger some tax event or audit?

Is there any restriction when moving money from France to the US via bank transfers? Do I have to declare anything? Can this trigger some tax event or audit, and if so is it any threshold above which ...
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Cost-effective way for my client to transfer payment to me for freelance work

I'm a software/game developer from the Philippines and someone from the US has hired me to make a game. The game is now completed and the remainder of the payment is still about USD $100,000. My ...
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Transfer money from China to US

I am a US Citizen and my wife is from China now a US permanent resident. Her father in China would like to help us buy a house here in US. He will provide a gift for $160K. What is the process to get ...
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Transferred money to the correct IBAN; however, probably specified an incorrect SWIFT code and the message not included in the receipt

I have transferred a serious amount of money to a French bank from another country. I correctly specified the IBAN number. Additionally, the bank's SWIFT (BIC) code to which I should have transferred ...
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Can I willingly reject a SWIFT transaction?

I live in Brazil and I have a broker account in Europe, provided by my company for stock options. I've recently sold some of my stocks and done my first transaction of this kind (International Wire ...
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Is wire transfer the best way to send international business profits from Ghana or Senegal to US or am I overthinking this?

first time poster her. Ive searched through the group but don't know if I'm over thinking this so maybe you can help me out. I am looking to find ways to build capital. Selling things tend to come a ...
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Funds transferred to India after three years of leaving US

I was in the US for a few years and didn't close my savings and checking accounts in the US at the time of return. After three years of my return from US, I transferred some funds to my savings ...
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best way to receive a USD wire transfer without a US account?

I'm based in the UK and want to receive some money from a US company called Fidelity. Last year I set up a transferwise 'borderless' account, which worked really well. I had a virtual US account, to ...
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Correct SWIFT code, incorrect IBAN - will the money be returned?

I sent a international wire transfer, but the IBAN was incorrect. The swift code was right, but I was in a hurry and thought my bank typed everything correctly. The account holders name is correct and ...
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What SWIFT number do I use?

Hey everyone I’m trying to receive an international wire transfer for my business. The bank I’m using to receive this gave me two different SWIFT numbers but the sending party only lets me use one. ...
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Money transfer to US - how to make it right?

I've inherited a real estate in another country and I'm going to sell it. All the money from the sale will go to their local bank, and my account at this bank won't be accessible from US. What should ...
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NRE to foreign account transfer

Can I transfer money from my Indian NRE account to my sister's savings account in UK bank?
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Transferwise regulated by RBI India

According to RBI FEMA Act Section 10, only authorized person or company could transfer Forex from India. I have checked the website of Transferwise and can't find any information on this. How can I ...
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Can one transit a friend's money through one's account cause any issue (e.g., triggering some tax event)?

For convenience and/or avoiding some banking fees, one may want to transit a friend's money through one's account. E.g. Alice's bank account in France -> Bob's bank account in France -> Bob's bank ...
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$$ xfered using Xoom from US bank to UK bank deposited twice. Xoom informed, couldn't resolve. Keep money?

We live in the United States but retain a bank account in the UK since we used to live there. Back in November we transferred a couple of thousand dollars from a checking account in the USA to a ...
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Are there any limits for sending money from UK to Egypt

How much money can I send abroad each year to Egypt without being taxed? (Note: the money to be sent has already been taxed by income tax.) For example, when searching online I found for NRI -> ...
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Is BIC really needed for TransferWise transfers?

I noticed that TransferWise when you do for example a crossborder money transfer, they only ask for IBAN, name and a reference. Then, they calculate a BIC code for that transaction based on the IBAN ...
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What is the cheapest way to send funds from Sweden to Switzerland? [closed]

I need to make a payment of about 6200 CHF to a Swiss bank account. My money is in SEK in a Swedish bank account. Would it be preferable to use Transferwise / something similar to it, or should I ...
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Buying business product for a business associate that's abroad

I was wondering if there's any legalities regarding the purchasing of product for a business associate that is abroad? I would buy the product and he would reimburse me the money. The products are ...
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GBP multinational transfer to avoid bank instability due to Brexit

I was working in the UK for several years and managed to save about 60k GBP in my Santander UK account before moving to France in 2017. I left the money in this account when I left. Today, with the ...
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Who Is responsible when a currency transaction is mistakenly converted by an intermediary bank?

My client transferred USD from the US to my USD currency account in Ireland. Their intermediary bank converted the funds to Euros so it hit my USD account in Euro, was converted back to USD by my bank ...
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Why is a friend asking me to make multiple Money Gram transfers in my name using his money?

For the past few months, someone that I know casually is sending money to the Philippines every 2 to 3 days. He mentioned that the money is going to his family so that they can use it to travel to ...
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Do I need to pay taxes if I receive money from my family (foreign country) in UK?

Actually this is for my sister, she lives in London and I want to send her money from USA to her bank account. Will that transfer affect the taxes she must pay?
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Transfer $0.5M from US to Canada [duplicate]

I have accounts in both U.S. (several banks) and Canada (BMO). I have $500,000 in my U.S. account. If I am now leaving U.S. permanently and moving to Canada, what is the best way to transfer all of ...
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Transfer of my gift received from US to India

I am a resident Indian who received a gift from a trust abroad sources legally approved and authorised by abroad country. It is transferred through an associate bank abroad where the trust has money, ...
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The amount received being less than the amount required

I live in Europe and I ordered a product from a Moroccan company. They asked from me to transfer the money to the company bank account in Morocco, which I did. Shortly thereafter, a company agent ...
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IBAN money transfer, safe transaction

Is there any way to guarantee that an international european bank money transfer transaction (between private sellers) is safe? I mean, I will pay for a product, how do I guarantee that it arrives in ...
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If I sell shares in the US, will I be liable to pay taxes in US?

I am a South African citizen living in South Africa who works for a large US company. As part of my compensation, I receive restricted stock units (RSUs) which my country considers to be part of my ...
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If I (freelance uk resident) get paid for remote work from the US into my US account, will I pay taxes in both countries?

I'm a British freelancer. I recently returned to the UK from working in the US for 3 years on a Visa. Upon returning, I have continued to work for one of my clients. We are working out how to get me ...
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Can a transfer go through if the IBAN and SWIFT is correct, but the beneficiary name is wrong?

A customer of mine wants to pay me from the usa to my account with N26 bank.N26 Bank is a German online bank with no branches but available to customers in the euro-zone.I opened my account online in ...
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Umlaut Character in Account Holder Name (German Bank)

I sent a payment through international bank transfer to Germany. But, the account holder name has special characters like ö, ä, ü, and etc. In my case, it's ü. Is there any other words that are ...
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What happens if I made an international transfer without SWIFT code?

I've just made a transfer from my Hungarian bank account to my new, Canadian one. However, I didn't have any knowledge of my SWIFT neither my IBAN code. I transferred a serious amount of money, and ...
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I am a minor in the US. Will I owe taxes from money earned from a UK based website?

My friend and I are co-running a website. He is over 18 and lives in the UK and I'm under 18 and live in the US. He gets all the money from the site into his Paypal, and is going to pay me half. The ...
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Dollar account or Euro?

I live in a country in the Eurozone and have a dollars account with one of the banks here. I'm expecting a payment from a client in the US. I was told that when a bank sends money to a Eurozone ...
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Why is there a difference in currency conversion rates?

When looking at the USD/BRL conversion rate I see a rate more or less 1 USD = ~ 3.90BRL. Then when I want to transfer my funds from my contractor (in USD) to my local account (in BRL), I wait for a ...
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International Wire Transfer Currency Conversion

If I wire money internationally say from my Israeli account to a US account does the money currency change from ILS to USD after the money have been sent? Or does it stay in the same currency unless I ...
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Transfer money into the US--reporting requirements

I have a bank account in the United States from the time when I lived there. I am not a US citizen and I have not lived in the US for several years now. My in-laws are planning to send a large sum to ...
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International to U.S. wire transfer

Is there a limit by government regulations on large amount transfer from international account to U.S. account. Same person on both accounts. Or is limit set by bank?
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How can I legally sell this property abroad?

I have a property in Bangladesh worth around £500k. I built this property legally many years ago however I moved to the UK around 18 years ago. When I moved, I had changed my name legally meaning ...
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How to receive funds from outside India in Personal Indian Bank Account number?

I have an account in HDFC bank at Gurugaon district of Haryana. Now I have to receive the money from some foreign party , Can I accept the payment in above account? Will there be any TDS deduction ? ...
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Sale of a home in Thailand and Repatriating Funds to US

My wife and I purchased a home in Thailand 5 years ago and we lived in it for about 40 months. The property was purchased in my wife's name since I am unable to own land in Thailand. We Purchased ...
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How can I accurately anticipate wire transfer fees from intermediary banks?

When sending an international wire transfer, the transmitting and receiving financial institutions both (usually) assess fees associated with the transfer. These fees can be accurately anticipated by ...