Can I cash a NY lottery ticket in NJ?

If your prize is worth $599.50 or less, you can receive your winnings in cash at any New Jersey Lottery Retailer. If your prize is over $599.50, you must file a claim form with the New Jersey Lottery. … Winners of the New Jersey Lottery may choose to remain anonymous.

Does it matter what state you buy a lottery ticket?

You can buy a lottery ticket in any State you wish. However if you have a winning ticket you must cash it in the State from which you purchased it. Every lottery has a WIN file for each game it sells. The WIN file belongs to that State.

Is NYS Lottery closed?

The Lottery Claim Center is open daily from 10 am – 6 am. The New York City Lottery Office is located at 15 Beaver St. New York, NY 10004 and hours are Monday – Friday from 9 am – 4:30 pm.

How long do you have to claim a lottery ticket in New Jersey?

For all prizes in any of our live drawing games, you have up to one year from the date of the original drawing within which to cash in your winning ticket. After that, the ticket is expired and can no longer be claimed. Scratch-Offs expire one year after the announced end of game.

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Which states do not tax lottery winnings?

Six states do not have a lottery: Alabama, Alaska, Hawaii, Mississippi, Nevada, and Utah. Two states, California and Delaware, do have a lottery but do not tax winnings. If the winner buys a winning ticket in a state that they do not live in, most states will not withhold the winnings.

What does it mean when a lottery ticket says Cannot process See retailer?

It means that the selling agent/retailer must verify the ticket on the store’s scanner to determine the prize. In some states it may mean that the prize is too large, usually over $500, for the retailer to pay out. Good Luck.

Do NJ scratch off lottery tickets expire?

Normally, draw tickets expire one year after the drawing date and Scratch-Off tickets expire one year after the official game ending date. … If you purchased a ticket prior to March 18, 2019, it has expired and cannot be claimed.

Can the IRS take your lottery winnings?

Before you see a dollar of lottery winnings, the IRS will take 25%. Up to an additional 13% could be withheld in state and local taxes, depending on where you live. Still, you’ll probably owe more when taxes are due, since the top federal tax rate is 37%.