Common questions

Do you need to put your address on a letter?

Do you need to put your address on a letter?

The sender’s address isn’t necessary, but it is recommended. If there are any mistakes that prevent the delivery of the letter, the lack of a return address means the post office will be unable to send it back in order to fix any problems.

Can you send mail to an address without a name?

You can drop mail in a mailbox anywhere without posting a name and return address. No, you don’t have to have the actual name of the person or persons to who you are sending the letter. In such cases you can address the letter as “Resident” or “Occupants” in lieu of the actual name.

Can I put the post office as my address?

In general, a post office box can be used instead of a street address when establishing a place for people to send mail, but not when someone needs to identify himself to the government.

How can someone send me something without knowing my address?

You can rent a Post Office box and all items sent through the USPS can be received without divulging your personal address. An alternative to this is to rent a space at a place like a Mail Boxes Etc or similar establishment where you can retrieve items somewhat anonymously.

What’s a permanent address?

A permanent address is a fixed address. A permanent address is needed for your driver’s license, credit card applications, government documents, and business filings.

What if I don’t have a permanent address?

Yes, not having a permanent address is legal. Once all of this is done, all you need a mailing address which you can obtain from many ‘travelling mailbox’ type service. An added benefit of a mailing address versus address of residence it that you don’t need to change it every time you move and is also more private.

Does your mailing address have to be where you live?

The mailing address is where you receive your mail. The residential address is where you live. They can be the same address or not. Some people have their mail delivered to a post office box or an address that is not their home.

What is the difference between permanent and current address?

Many people, who stay away from home, use their parents’ house as their permanent address. Therefore, permanent address is also defined as an address where the applicant receives official documents and correspondence. Present address is a Present location.

How long can you have a temporary address?

If you’re only relocating for a short time to visit your second home or do an extended stay with relatives, submit a temporary change-of-address request so you can receive your mail while you’re away for 15 days up to 1 year.

Can I use my parents address as my permanent address?

It is perfectly fine to give your permanent address where your parents are.

Is it legal to have two addresses?

Yes, it is legal to have two home addresses. However, as previously stated, one is primary and the other secondary. In the US, you cannot be a registered voter at both locations.

Does it matter what address is on your tax return?

It doesn’t matter if it’s different than the mailing address you will use on your tax return. You need to enter your W-2 information as it appears on your W-2.

Does address affect tax return?

If your address is wrong with the IRS, you need to fill out form 8822 and mail it to them. Since you are using direct deposit, your refund won’t be affected, but you may not get important correspondence from the IRS if you don’t update your address.