How do you staple professionally?
Location of the Staple All paper edges should be aligned without any corners protruding from the stack. The traditionally accepted location of the staple is the top left corner. The staple should be at a 45-degree angle from the top edge of the paper and slightly in from the edges.
Is it illegal to staple money?
Can you staple money? No. Destroying or de-facing US currency is illegal and is written so on MoneyFactory.gov. While stapling money may not necessarily be done with illegal intent (say, attaching it to a document for easier handling), it’s definitely not something to do.
What is the right way to staple paper?
The Correct Angle Most people agree that you ultimately get the best readability when you place your staple at a 45-degree angle on the left side of the document. Using the left side most likely won’t make a difference even if you’re left-handed.
Is it legal to drill holes in coins?
It is not illegal to deface coins BUT they can no longer be used anywhere for currency or you would be breaking the law. It is perfectly legal to drill a small hole in a nickel, paint a quarter, or bend a penny if you want. Coins that have been defaced are only good for keepsakes or can only be sold as novelty items.
What is the easiest bill to counterfeit?
U.S. bills are “the easiest of them all” to counterfeit, Bourassa said, because they are not printed on polymer.
Can I mail a letter with a paperclip?
Please do not mail letters containing paper clips to hold the items together. Paper clips, as well as staples, can tear through envelopes and cause damage or loss of the item, as well as damage other mail in close proximity to it and postal processing equipment.
Can you staple a package?
Staples and steel stitching are acceptable if spaced not more than 5 inches apart for easy and average loads (or 2-1/2 inches apart for difficult loads) and not more than 1-1/4 inches from the ends of the box.
What to do if you get a counterfeit bill from the bank?
If you receive a fake bill from a bank, ATM, or other financial institution, be sure to take it back to the organization immediately. Show them the receipt and tell them the details of the transaction, such as time and location.
What do you do if someone gives you counterfeit money?
What to Do if You Receive Counterfeit Money
- Do not return it to the passer.
- Delay the passer if possible.
- Observe the passer’s description, as well as that of any companions, and the license plate numbers of any vehicles used.
- Contact your local police department or United States Secret Service field office.
Is it illegal to burn a dollar bill?
In the United States, burning banknotes is prohibited under 18 U.S.C. § 333: Mutilation of national bank obligations, which includes “any other thing” that renders a note “unfit to be reissued”. It is unclear if the statute has ever been applied in response to the complete destruction of a bill.
Can you tape an envelope and mail it?
Can I use extra tape to reinforce an overly full USPS envelope or box? You can use tape on the flaps and seams to reinforce the envelope or box, but you cannot reconstruct the packaging in any way.
Should you staple legal documents?
Notarized copies often include a notarial certificate which is attached to the document. When doing so, they typically staple the two together; the page with the signature and the notary certificate page. These can be un-stapled for scanning, but should remain stapled after.
What is the penalty for making counterfeit money?
Anyone caught passing fake money, even if they are not responsible for making it, will be charged for going against the laws of counterfeiting. This is because the federal government is the one legally responsible for distributing legal tender. Counterfeiters are given up to 20 years in prison or up to $250,000 fine.
Is it a crime to destroy money?
Burning money is illegal in the United States and is punishable by up to 10 years in prison, not to mention fines. It’s also illegal to tear a dollar bill and even flatten a penny under the weight of a locomotive on the railroad tracks.
Is passing fake money a felony?
Manufacturing or knowingly using counterfeit currency in the United States is a felony offense and is taken very seriously. The issue is addressed at a federal level and handled by the Secret Service (the government agencies were originally created for this very purpose).
Should you staple or paperclip my tax return?
Do not staple or paperclip your return. The only thing that should be stapled is/are your W2 form(s) or income documents that have tax withholding. Page 2 of the 1040 has a place marked at the top left where these items should be attached.