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You will see the following error message in H&R Block’s 2016 tax software if, you entered your email address on the CRA questions page requesting that any future correspondence or notices issued by the Canada Revenue Agency be sent through the My Account service (and not by mail), but you did not accept the program’s terms and conditions:

You need to accept the terms and conditions to register for online mail from the CRA. [error code: 279]

How do I fix this?

To correct the error, click the checkbox below the Email field on the CRA questions page to indicate that you have read and acknowledge the terms and conditions.

Note: The CRA questions page can be found on the PREPARE tab under the OTHER icon.