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CRA Announces Cheque Phase Out by April 2016 

Canadian Tax Adviser


February 10, 2014


Bernice Marien
Ottawa, Tax


The CRA has announced it will stop using cheques by April 2016 and is encouraging businesses to sign up for direct deposit. Even if a business rarely receives refunds, switching to direct deposit may be worthwhile if the business is eligible for corporation instalment overpayments; hiring credit for small businesses; goods and services GST/HST refunds or rebates and CPP and EI overpayments, according to the CRA release.

For more information, contact your KPMG adviser.






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