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Can you cash a Florida Lottery ticket in a different state?

No. Powerball prizes must be claimed in the state where the ticket was purchased, the Florida Lottery says.

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Where can I cash lottery tickets in Florida?

Winning tickets of less than $600 may be redeemed at any Lottery retailer. To redeem a prize of $600 or more, the prizewinner must complete a winner claim form. Prizes from $600 up to $1,000,000 can be claimed in-person or by appointment at any Lottery District Office.

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What do you need to cash in a lottery ticket in Florida?

Required Documentation

To claim a prize of $600 or more, the player must: Complete a Florida Lottery Winner Claim Form. Present one form of identification that is current or was issued within the past five years and bears a serial number or other identifying number.

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Are lottery tickets cash only in Florida?

In many states, you aren't legally allowed to use a credit card to buy lottery tickets. There are laws that specifically prohibit merchants from accepting credit cards for these purchases. For example, Florida lottery machines are separate from the cash register and have no way to accept credit cards at all.

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Can non residents play Florida Lottery?

For non-resident aliens, the Florida Lottery is required to withhold 30 percent federal withholding tax from all prize amounts. For information on Lottery prizes and your Federal tax obligations visit: www.irs.gov. NOTE: U.S. Postal Service regulations include various restrictions on mailing Lottery tickets.

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How much tax do you pay on a $1000 lottery ticket in Florida?

Florida is another state that does not tax lottery winnings. Individuals who win the lottery in Florida are not required to pay state taxes on their winnings. However, federal income taxes may still apply to lottery prizes.

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How to sell lottery tickets in Florida?

(a) Any person interested in contracting with the Florida Lottery as a retailer shall file Form DOL-129, Retailer Application; or Form DOL-129-1, Retailer Application in Spanish; or Form DOL-129C, Chain Account Retailer Application, as applicable.

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When can you cash in lottery tickets in Florida?

Prizes for Florida Lottery must be claimed within 180 days (six months) from the date of the drawing. To claim a single-payment cash option, a winner has within the first 60 days after the applicable draw date to claim it.

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Can a tourist win the lottery in Florida?

Florida Lottery games can be played and won by adults 18 years of age or older, regardless of age, citizenship, race or financial status.

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Do you have to be a Florida resident to play Mega Millions?

Each player selects five numbers from 1 to 70 for the white balls and one number from 1 to 25 for the Mega Ball. However, you can also have the lottery machine generate a random Quick Pick for you. You don't need to be a U.S. citizen or a resident a particular state where you purchase your ticket.

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