How long can I hold a check before cashing it?

Answer You may hold a check up to 6 months before cashing it. After 6 months, no bank is legally required to honor the check, although many do. Different banks have varying policies. Check with your bank ... Read More »

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Can a check cashing company cash a check payable to a business?

On One Hand: Not GenerallyIn most cases, a check cashing operation will only cash checks you can prove are written to you. Since you're not likely to have a driver's license or other identification... Read More »

How long does a business hold a check?

The length a business can hold a check depends on the business. The longest they can hold a check is 11 days. There are different factors that cause businesses to hold checks and that determines th... Read More »

How Long Can You Hold a Personal Check?

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How long can you hold a tax check before you need to cash it?

According to IRS Publication 17, refund checks must be cashed within one year of the issue date. If the check is not cashed within that time frame, the IRS will cancel the check and retain the proc... Read More »