How to CC at the End of a Letter

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The term "CC", also known as carbon copy or "courtesy copy", is a notation at the end of letters and e-mails indicating that the message is directed at multiple individuals. The notation is generally added below the signature and enclosures section. According to "The Encyclopedia of Business Letters, Faxes and E-Mail", the carbon copy method of addressing multiple people is the preferred style for business communication. Adding "CC" at the end of a letter is easily done.

Skill level:
Moderately Easy


  1. 1

    Press the "Enter" key twice to create two spaces between the signature line of the letter and the "CC" line.

  2. 2

    Type the letters "CC", "cc" or "c.c." followed by a colon.

  3. 3

    Press the space bar once and type the person's name. You can add an appropriate title such as "Ms." or "Mr." before the name if you choose.

  4. 4

    Separate each name with a comma if the "CC" is addressed to more than one person. you can also align the other names underneath the first name on the "CC" line to create a list of names.

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