Questions tagged [money-transfer]

Transferring money electronically between accounts.

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Someone gave me their account and routing number [duplicate]

A friend of mine who is away wants to help me pay off my credit card debit. I don’t want to give my personal info out. He said that until I’m comfortable I can pay it using his account and routing ...
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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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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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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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Can a transfer go through if the IBAN and SWIFT is correct, but the address and country of the bank 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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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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transferring money from India to USA [duplicate]

i saw multiple questions dealing with the topic. But they were bit old and i would like to ensure that there hasnt been any rule changes My parents are Indian citizens and they have bank account in ...
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Is it legal if I transfer money to my retired pensioner father who will create FD (fixed deposit) out of it?

Details: I am based out of India. I have already paid TDS on my salary and have also filed by tax-return for the same. Now, I will transfer some part of this money to my dad's account. I will also ...
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Am I subject to penalties if I accidentally transfer money to my HSA?

My bank lists my HSA next to my other checking and savings accounts. Sometimes I'll save money to an emergency savings fund I have. What if I transfer to the wrong account in error, and correct the ...
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Foreign money comes to my account

A foreign friend wants to help me by transferring money to my savings account. I got an email from RBI telling me go for online procedure through a link. After completing 3 out of 2 steps, asking me ...
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Why is a transfer from an account to another not done instantly when it's not the same bank?

I own accounts at two different Romanian banks. When I transfer money to another account at the same bank, the money is transferred immediately. However, when I transfer money to an account at a ...
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Sending money via PayPal anonymously [closed]

I know PayPal payments are not anonymous (people can see your email and all that) but my question is, if the payment will arrive to the bank account it's related to, will the banking system there (if ...
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Giving out bank information

I asked a guy i know for one hundred dollars. He said send me your bank information so he could send it to me. Should i give it to him or use something else like paypal?
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Sold a property abroad and want to transfer the money into a US bank. >10,000. The property taxes on the sale were all paid in full.

Do I need to report to IRS or will I have to pay tax on the transferred money? I need to mention that the property abroad was bought by me BEFORE becoming a US permanent resident, and it was sold by ...
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External fund transfer Internet banking

Recently I got the internet banking service and I want to make an external fund transfer to a bank in USA am in Jordan. and I have to fill the following fields to complete the transaction ...
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Money transfer by Indian citizen to US citizen as a gift

The grandparents who are Indian citizens would like to send money from India to the United States to gift their grandkids who are US citizens residing in US. Are there any restrictions on how much ...
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Paying first month's rent using a personal check/money order (international graduate student)

I will be moving from Lahore, Pakistan to Manhattan, Kansas in August to start attending graduate school. The leasing manager at my apartment complex informed me the following: "The first payment ...
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How are multi-billion transactions executed? [closed]

So when we think of multi-billion dollar cash transactions such as cash-based M&A deals, large real-estate projects ,etc. how are these transactions executed? Is it similar to me using my ...
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Is there a way to transfer $100 into a family member's US bank account on a daily basis?

I am trustee for an elderly relative who is not financially competent, and being taken advantage of by a girlfriend. He cannot hold onto money for long, and so I need to periodically provide him ...
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Transfer money from UK bank account to Pakistan Foreign Currency account

I was a student in UK last four years. Now I moved to Pakistan permanently. I saved a lot of money there in my UK bank account. Now I want to keep that money in pounds, therefore I am thinking to open ...
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someone deposit money on my credit card

someone activated my new credit card while I was still using the old one. the same day they deposit 980 dollars in my credit card, they didnt have a chance to use it because I blocked right away both ...
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Can US based client of my brother transfer me his pay and I pay my brother the equivalent in cash?

My brother works in field of Digital Marketing at Pakistan. His clients are mostly in United States. His clients normally pay him via wire transfer which works fine but some money gets deducted from ...
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Transfer from Russia to the US after inheritance

My adult children will inherit an apartment in St Petersburg Russia. After the complexities of selling, taxes, etc., will there be any problem with a bank transferring the proceeds to the US? Will US ...
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Random and anonymous `western union´money transfers into my account, is it a scam?

Two months ago I received a money transfer of around 200 € into my account from a company called Custom House Financial UK, which turns out to be an affiliate of Western Union (ie. they do money ...
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Transferring Help to Buy -> Lifetime ISA

I have been paying into a Help to Buy ISA for about 2 years. I recently realised that the Lifetime ISA is much better for my needs. I know that I have missed the deadline to transfer all my money ...
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Transfer of money as Gift to daughter working in USA to fund her purchase a house

I am an Indian Citizen. My daughter is working in USA ON L1 Visa. She is in the process of purchasing a House in USA (CA). Since she is running short of money I wish to Gift her Rs 3,000,000, roughly ...
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A friend asks me all the time to pick up money for her (Western Union, Moneygram)

A friend of mine trades Bitcoin and often asks me to pick up money for her, i.e., someone sends money to me (on my name) and I just pick it up and give it to my friend. The amounts are usually around $...
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I have money in a bank in South Korea and need to get it to the United States

I live in the United States. How do I transfer the money here without going to Korea to pick it up? I tried opening an account with World Bank but the money doesn't get to me even though the bank in ...
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How does this money-transfer scam work?

I'm in the market for an apartment on Craigslist, and a person emailed me with a too-good-to-be-true offer for an apartment that I can't visit because he happens to be out of the country. He then told ...
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Moving relatively large amount of money from one account to another

During a summer I worked in Norway and made a decent amount of money (~ $10k). Due to tax reasons, I had to open a bank account there I am now living (and will soon be working) in the UK and I have ...
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Please help: Is it safe to give this personal and banking information to someone? [closed]

Is it safe to give this information to someone? Name of Account Holder: Name of Bank: Bank Account Number: Address of the Bank Branch: Bank Swift Code: Phone Number of ...
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Incomplete IBAN used in bank transfer

A transfer form a client listed only 7 digits of my IBAN (and 1 in error), the clearing number, my name and bank address are all correct. The clients account has been debited but mine has not been ...
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Taxes in U.S for revenue or profit? [closed]

We created a game which users can convert their money to virtual money but they also can withdraw 90 percent of their money back anytime. We also established our LLC company for that. So if user ...
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When making an online money transfer, why is one often asked whether the source account is checking or savings?

When making an online money transfer, why is one often asked whether the source account is checking or savings? Example in Merrill Edge (https://olui2.fs.ml.com/MoneyMovement/MakeTransfer.aspx):
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How can I send dollars to a person in Venezuela? [closed]

Is there any way to send US dollars to a person in Venezuela? As I understand it, there is crazy inflation in Venezuela right now and the "official" rate for dollar to Bolivar exchange is wildly ...
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NRE to savings account

I am living abroad for the past three years on a student visa, and therefore fall in the 'NRI' category. I have a NRE account where I had sent some funds from abroad. Lately, I have been thinking to ...
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Does transferring $10 to various bank accounts count as money laundering?

I am making an app that rewards users with real money for using the app. The money comes from the profit I get from ads the user views. Basically, I am sharing my ads profit with my users. However, ...
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What are the written instructions for making a transfer between a US credit union account and a UK building society account?

I have an account in a credit union in the US and an account at a building society in the UK, and I wish to transfer funds from the former to the latter. The credit union has a printed form for ...
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Tax implications of non-US person family member gifting big amount of money to US resident

Let's say person A is person B's dad. Person A lives in Europe and is not in any way a US citizen/resident etc... Person B is a US resident (is there a difference between citizen and just a resident?)....
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What is the IBAN of this Serbian account?

I need to pay 620 Serbian Dinars to "budget account No. 840-742221843-57, model number 97, reference number 59-013" What is the IBAN of this account?
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Just incorporated. Can I transfer my last personal paypal payout to my new business account?

I have an online business since 2009 and used to report the income as personal income. 3 months ago I finally incorporated my business but due to complications (and my lack of experience), it took ...
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How can I start trading in cryptocurrency when none of the trading sites support the banks in my country?

I live in Jordan, and-unfortunately-none of the trading sites support banks in my country. So I can neither use CC, nor direct money transfer. Do you happen to know a workaround for my situation?
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Can I transfer money with a Paypal account of incomplete status?

Can I transfer money to my friend? What's the difference between send and transfer money?
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Transfer money from Wells Fargo to another WellsFargo account every month

I need to transfer 5k from my WellsFargo account to my landlord's WellsFargo account. But, according to the bank clerk, there is no way to do this transfer online. I have to go to the branch every ...
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How long does it take for a Tangerine no-fee money-transfer email to be delivered?

I live in Canada. I use Tangerine (formerly ING Direct). Tangerine is the "direct banking" division of Scotiabank; it has no monthly fees but also no tellers. They let me send "Interac email money ...
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Transfer money from India to US

I'm an NRI living in US. I want to transfer about 60 Lakhs INR from my NRO account in India to my US bank account. Entire money need not be transferred in one shot. It is fine to transfer it in parts. ...
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If my non-US cousin sends me money in the US to buy his car, will I be taxed?

I have a cousin living abroad, who wants to buy a car here in the US. He wants to send the money to my account so I can buy it for him. The car costs about $75,000, and he will pay my $500 to do the ...
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How to prove that I did not receive a payment

I'm working with an online company that sends payments through a bank. I sent them a payment request a while ago with my IBAN + the bank SWIFT and other details provided, so they could transfer the ...
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How to add TransferWise Borderless Account as a Bank Account in Paypal

I want to withdraw my money in Paypal to TransferWise Borderless Account since the conversion rate offered by TransferWise is better than Paypal's. I want to add it as a Bank Account in Paypal but I ...
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Remittance of money from father who is an Indian to his son who is an Indian holding PR of America

My uncle, lives in India, wants to remit money to his son who is an Indian holding PR of America. His son wants to purchase Immovable Property in America. What is the procedure my uncle needs to ...

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