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Deluxe Corporation Amends its Offer to Purchase Documents

Press release from the issuing company

ST. PAUL, Minn., June 4 -- Deluxe Corporation announced today that it filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) an amendment to its Offer to Purchase with respect to its pending acquisition of New England Business Service, Inc.. The amendment includes one change to one instruction in the Letter of Transmittal prepared for tendering NEBS shareholders to use to deliver their NEBS shares to The Bank of New York, the depositary for the offer. Deluxe noted that NEBS shareholders may continue to use the Letter of Transmittal originally delivered to them to tender their shares, and do not need to obtain a revised Letter of Transmittal in order to tender their shares to The Bank of New York. The amendment is available at no charge through the SEC website, at http://www.sec.gov . In addition, NEBS shareholders who desire to receive copies of the amendment to the Offer to Purchase and the Letter of Transmittal at no charge may contact Georgeson Shareholder Communications Inc., the information agent for Deluxe's offer. Georgeson Shareholder Communications may be contacted at: 17 State Street, 10th Floor, New York, New York 10004. Banks and brokers should call: (212) 440-9800. All others may call, toll free: (800) 733-6209. The expiration of the tender offer for NEBS shares continues to be scheduled to occur at 11:59 p.m. EDT on Wednesday, June 23, 2004.