OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - July 6, 2016) -
Did you know?
In the event of a postal disruption at Canada Post, you can get your Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) benefit payments through direct deposit and pay your taxes online. It's faster, easier, and cheaper than dealing with cheques, especially if you're getting or making more than one payment a year.
Even if a postal disruption occurs, you are still required to make every effort to submit your payments on time to the CRA. There are many alternate payment options that allow you to send a payment to the CRA online. To learn more about ways to pay the CRA, go to cra.gc.ca/payments.
How to sign up for direct deposit
My Account can help you quickly and easily manage your tax affairs online, including signing up for direct deposit or updating your account information. If you are already registered for My Account, and have entered your CRA security code, you have full access and can sign up for direct deposit immediately. New registrants who have not yet received their security code in the mail will still have limited access to the service until they receive their code.
If you are on a mobile device and would like to start or update your direct deposit information, go to cra.gc.ca/mobileapps to access MyCRA. Like MyAccount, you will need to have entered your CRA security code in order to access this feature of the app.
To sign up for direct deposit or to change your account information, call 1-800-959-8281. You will need your:
To sign up for direct deposit, follow these steps:
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