How Much of a Torn Dollar Bill Must Still Be Intact to Use It?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Apr 14, 2020 12:44:43 PM ET
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According to the United States Secret Service, more than half of a torn or damaged dollar bill must be intact for it to still be considered legal tender. When a bill is torn, mutilated or otherwise damaged, it should be taken to a bank for redemption.

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