CRA DIRECT DEPOSIT

Members can now sign up for CRA Direct Deposit through
​Online Banking to get refunds and benefit payments faster.

In light of COVID-19, and the introduction of the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB), the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) wants to make it easier for Canadians to sign up for its direct deposit service by creating an enrollment process that can be accessed through financial institutions.

Members are now able to securely transmit their direct deposit enrollment information to CRA through Unity Credit Union’s Online Banking.  With direct deposit, you will receive your tax refunds and benefit payments faster and directly into your Unity Credit Union account.

The following CRA payments can be received through direct deposit:

  • Income tax refund
  • Canada Child Benefit (CCB)Goods and services tax/harmonized sales tax credit (GST/HST)
  • Canada Workers Benefit (CWB)
  • The new Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB)

HOW TO SIGN UP FOR DIRECT DEPOSIT THROUGH ONLINE BANKING:

To sign up for direct deposit or update your personal details, simply follow these steps: 

  • Log in to Online Banking
  • Click “Account Services”
  • Click “Setup CRA Direct Deposit”
  • Select the account you’d like direct deposit to go to and ensure your information is correct
  • Authorize Unity Credit Union to submit your direct deposit information to CRA

This feature is available on the desktop version of Online Banking.  If you need any assistance setting up this feature, contact us at 306.228.2688.

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