Recent News/News Feeds

The following news feed articles are compiled from: Canada Revenue Agency - Tax Tips, Individuals Tax Information Newsletters, Business Tax Information Newsletters.


Minister of National Revenue welcomes favourably the Offshore Compliance Advisory Committee recommendations on the analysis of big data - 19-FEB-18
The Honourable Diane Lebouthillier, Minister of National Revenue, today issued the following statement

Minister Lebouthillier to travel to France to meet with the CRA's international partners in efforts to combat tax evasion and aggressive tax avoidance - 16-FEB-18
The Government of Canada is committed to ensuring that the tax system is fair to all Canadians. To that end, the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is working with its international partners to combat offshore tax evasion and aggressive tax avoidance by enhancing information sharing and refining its practices.

Benefits and credits for northern residents - 15-FEB-18

The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is taking steps to help northern residents get the benefits and credits they're eligible for. Here is some information to help you get started this tax season.


The Government of Canada is launching a “tell us once” approach for online direct deposit payments - 14-FEB-18
The Government of Canada continues to work to provide Canadians with high-quality service that will help them manage their tax and benefits online, anytime and anywhere. It will now be easier for Canadians to update and share their direct deposit banking information quickly and safely between the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA), and Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC).

Seniors: Ready to do your taxes? Make sure you’re receiving your benefits and credits! - 13-FEB-18

The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) wants to make sure that you are receiving the benefits and credits you are eligible for.


Statement by the Honourable Diane Lebouthillier, Minister of National Revenue - 09-FEB-18
In light of recent media coverage concerning the Province of Prince Edward Island’s new Grandparents and Care Provides program, the Honourable Diane Lebouthillier, Minister of National Revenue issued the following statement:

What to do when a loved one dies - 08-FEB-18

Dealing with the death of a loved one is difficult. With this in mind, the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) wants to help make filing their final tax return easier.


New parent? Learn about tax breaks and benefits for your family - 07-FEB-18

New parents, don't forget to take advantage of the many benefits and credits available that can be a big boost to your family budget.


Do you paper file your taxes? Here's how to get an income tax and benefit package - 06-FEB-18

Starting in January 2018, those who filed tax and benefit returns on paper last year will automatically receive the 2017 Income Tax and Benefit Guide and forms book in the mail from the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA).


What's new for tax professionals and tax preparers this tax-filing season - 02-FEB-18

Important information you need to know about changes for the 2018 tax-filing season.


Did you know you may be eligible to claim medical expenses? - 31-JAN-18

You can reduce the amount of federal tax you pay by claiming a non-refundable tax credit on a wide variety of medical expenses.


Don't get scammed! Beware of frausters claiming to be from the Canada Revenue Agency - 26-JAN-18

Did you get a suspicious email, telephone call, letter or text message claiming to be from the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA)? If you're being asked for personal information such as your credit card number, bank account number or passport number, this is a scam.


Did you donate to a charity? You may be able to claim a charitable donation tax credit - 25-JAN-18

Did you donate to a registered Canadian charity or other qualified donee that gives official donation receipts? You may be eligible for a charitable donation tax credit that reduces your taxes owing.


Disability Advisory Committee holds first meeting - 24-JAN-18
The Government of Canada recognizes the importance of supporting persons with disabilities and their family members by ensuring they have access to all the tax measures to which they are entitled. To that end, the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is committed to administering measures for persons with disabilities in a fair, transparent, and accessible way.

Minister Lebouthillier remarks: first meeting of the Disability Advisory Committee - 24-JAN-18
Hello everyone,Ladies and gentlemen, I am pleased to welcome you today to this first meeting of the Disability Advisory Committee.