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Ottawa, Ontario, May 31, 2011. . . Following the announcement by the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) of a possible postal strike, the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is reminding taxpayers and businesses to sign up for the direct deposit of their benefit payments and tax refunds. The CRA administers several federal, provincial and territorial benefit programs. For a list of which cheques will and will not be delivered during a strike, and for all other strike-related CRA updates, please go to www.cra.gc.ca/postalstrike. This page will be updated periodically as new information or instructions become available.

Complete your direct deposit enrollment request as per the instructions below, and then drop it off at any of our tax centres or tax services offices. For a list of offices nearest you, go to www.cra.gc.ca/tso. You can also fax your completed form to one of our tax centres. For those fax numbers, go to www.cra.gc.ca/taxcentre.

Individuals

Request direct deposit using the My Account service (www.cra.gc.ca/myaccount), or complete form T1-DD(1) Direct Deposit Request- Individuals.

Businesses

Request direct deposit of your GST/HST refunds and rebates using form GST469 Direct Deposit Request (Non-Personalized), and form T2- DD Direct Deposit Request Form for Corporations for direct deposit of your corporation's income tax refund.

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