CRA Direct Deposit

Manage your Canada Revenue Agency direct deposit information through Biggar & District Credit Union

Applying for the Canada Emergency Response Benefit? Sign up for direct deposit to ensure your benefit payments arrive sooner!

We can help you sign up for direct deposit or update your direct deposit information with the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA). We encourage you to use direct deposit to avoid any delays and receive your payments faster.

You can receive these CRA payments through direct deposit:

  • income tax refund
  • Canada child benefit
  • goods and services tax/harmonized sales tax (GST/HST) credit
  • Canada workers benefit
  • related provincial and territorial payments
  • the new Canada Emergency Response Benefit

Please note, if an individual has never filed a tax return with the CRA, they are not eligible to sign up for the CRA direct deposit service through their financial institution. 

General CRA Direct Deposit  
  • With direct deposit, you receive your tax refunds and benefit payments faster and securely, directly in your account at a Canadian financial institution, including Biggar & District Credit Union.
  • You can also sign up for direct deposit through My Account or by using the MyCRA and MyBenefits CRA apps from your mobile device, or through your financial institution. For more information, go to canada.ca/cra-direct-deposit.
  • If you file online and have direct deposit, you should receive your refund in as little as eight business days. Paper returns could take up to eight weeks.
  • Direct deposit is a fast, convenient and secure way to get your CRA payments directly into your bank account at a financial institution in Canada.
  • For more information and ways to enrol for direct deposit, go to canada.ca/cra-direct-deposit.
  • With direct deposit, you can quickly receive payments directly into your account with a financial institution. This includes payments such as your:
    • Income tax refund
  • If you are fully registered for the CRA’s My Account, you can verify your direct deposit information through this online self-service portal.
  • If your payment method is direct deposit, you can expect to receive the payment within 5 business days of the scheduled payment date. If your payment method is cheque, you can expect the cheque in the mail within 10 business days. Please allow this time before contacting the CRA about your payment.
  • If you submit multiple requests to update your direct deposit information, the most recent enrolment you complete will become the account on file with the CRA. Direct deposits will only be made into one account, at one financial institution.
    • GST/HST credit and any similar provincial and territorial payments
    • Canada child benefit and any similar provincial and territorial payments
    • Canada workers benefit
  • If you have already signed up for direct deposit with the CRA, we will use the existing bank account information for any payments you are entitled to receive.
 

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