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.

Doing your taxes online makes it easier to file on time - 15-MAR-18

Getting ready to do your 2017 taxes? It’s important to do your taxes on time to avoid interest and penalty charges and possible delays or interruptions in your benefit payments.

Top questions the CRA gets at tax time - 14-MAR-18

Every year around tax time, Canadians call the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) to ask a variety of questions.

Eight things to remember at tax time - 14-MAR-18

The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) has a few tips that could save you time and money. At tax time, try to remember these eight things.

Need help doing your taxes? Get them done for you, for free! - 08-MAR-18

Tax time is coming, and it’s important that you do your taxes to keep getting the benefits and credits you’re eligible for. If you have a modest income and a simple tax situation, volunteers from the Community Volunteer Income Tax Program (CVITP) can do your taxes for you, for free!

Two accounts, one password - 07-MAR-18

Did you know that the Canada Revenue Agency's My Account and Employment and Social Development Canada's (ESDC) My Service Canada Account are now linked? With one user ID and password, you can securely access your information from both accounts without having to revalidate your identity!

It's tax time! Don't panic: there's free tax help - 06-MAR-18

Doing your taxes shouldn't be expensive. Here are some tips to save you time and money this tax-filing season.

New to Canada? Learn about taxes and benefits - 22-FEB-18

If you're a newcomer to Canada, you have to do your taxes if you want to receive certain benefits and credits, if you want to get a refund, or if you think you may owe taxes.

The Canada Revenue Agency is launching the 2018 tax filing season - 22-FEB-18
The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is continuously working to improve its services to make it easier for Canadians to file their tax returns and access the credits and benefits to which they are entitled.

Were you invited to use File my Return? You may be eligible to do your taxes over the phone! - 21-FEB-18

If you received a letter from the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) inviting you to use File my Return, you may be eligible to use our new free service to file your income tax and benefit return over the phone.

Minister Lebouthillier strengthens international partnerships to fight offshore tax fraud, evasion and aggressive tax avoidance - 21-FEB-18
Strengthening tax fairness by working with international partners to crack down on tax evasion and aggressive tax avoidance is a key commitment for the Government of Canada and will help to ensure that the tax system is fair for all Canadians.

Students: here's what you need to know this tax season - 20-FEB-18

The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) wants to help you at tax time. There are tax credits and deductions you can claim on your return, and benefit and credit payments you could get when you do your taxes.

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).