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Important notice

Good news! We have updated our writing tools. Writing Tips and The Canadian Style have been combined to create a new tool called Writing Tips Plus.

Don’t forget to update your bookmarks. Within a few weeks, Writing Tips will no longer be available.

To begin your search, go to the alphabetical index below and click on the first letter of the word you are searching for.

business letters: complimentary close

The complimentary close consists of such expressions as Yours truly or Yours sincerely. It is followed by a comma.

Use capitals for the first word in a close:

  • Yours truly
  • Very sincerely yours