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Will IRS process the check if my niece wrote The United States Treasurer instead of The United States Treasury?

She thought she wrote the check to The United States Treasurer instead of The United States Treasury? So, is it a problem or will they deny it? Thanks.

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  • 5 months ago
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    Yes, the BANK will process the check. The IRS won't even notice.

    Note: Technically, the Treasurer of the United States is the head of the Department of the Treasury, so it can be argued the difference isn't legally relevant.

    Actually, the IRS won't even SEE the check. The reason there is a different address for tax returns claiming a refund than for returns including a payment is the payments are actually sent to a bank, that processes the check and forwards the return to the IRS.

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  • 5 months ago

    That should be close enough

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  • 5 months ago

    Close enough for government work.

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  • Judy
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    5 months ago

    they'll process it.

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  • Anonymous
    5 months ago

    The government wants their money bad enough they won't quibble.

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  • 5 months ago

    They will still do it.

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  • Eva
    Lv 7
    5 months ago

    They will cash it.

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  • 5 months ago

    If anyone on the planet can get a check to clear...its the US Treasury...dont worry about it. 

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  • 5 months ago

    Sure. It's pretty close. Not the first time.

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  • If there's an issue, the IRS will return it to her with an explanation as to what the issue is.

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