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The best method to be paid in Russia from German agency
Thread poster: Svetlana Podkolzina

Svetlana Podkolzina  Identity Verified
Portugal
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Oct 11, 2004

What is e.g. US-check? Daes it work in Russia? And will I have to pay taxes when I get money from my bank account?

Many thanks in advance


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Ralf Lemster  Identity Verified
Germany
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More details, please... Oct 11, 2004

Hi Svetlana,
It would be useful if you could provide some more information, for example:
- What kind of amounts are we talking about (not the exact amount, but there's a difference whether you need to transfer 20 euros or 2,000..)?
- Are you resident in Russia (your profile doesn't say where you're located...)?
- Do you have a bank account? Assuming that's the case, is your bank account in roubles, or do you also have a foreign-currency account?

What is e.g. US-check? Daes it work in Russia?

A USD cheque is a cheque issued in US dollars, and usually drawn on a US bank. Cashing a USD cheque in Russia should be possible, however, I would expect the fees to be substantial - check with your bank.

Best regards,
Ralf


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Alexander Onishko  Identity Verified
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Hi, Svetlana ! Come to visit "CONTACT" money transfer system ! Oct 11, 2004

Svetlana wrote:

What is e.g. US-check? Daes it work in Russia? And will I have to pay taxes when I get money from my bank account?

Many thanks in advance


Hi, Svetlana ! come to visit "CONTACT" money transfer system - it's the Russian analogue of Western Union. Their fee is only 3%.

Payment via Correspondent Network "CONTACT" - see

http://www.contact-sys.com/eng/index.phtml
http://www.contact-sys.com/index.phtml


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Oleg Rudavin  Identity Verified
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Contact your bank Oct 12, 2004

They will provide you with the exact information - often, terms vary from one bank to another.

Cheers,
Oleg


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