Individuals – Tax information

Important Tax Information for Individuals from the Canadian Revenue Agency.
 
Canada Revenue Agency March 30, 2016
 
  1. Protect yourself— tax scams and fraud can cost you
  2. Taxpayers should be vigilant when they are contacted by an organization, either by telephone, mail, text message or email, that claims to be from the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) requesting personal information such as a social insurance number, credit card number, bank account number, or passport number. These are scams and taxpayers should never respond to these fraudulent communications or click on any of the links provided.
     
  3. Top questions we get at tax time
  4. Every year around tax time, Canadians call the CRA with a variety of questions. See below for our answers to the top questions asked at tax time.
     
  5. Enjoy the benefits of filing on time and online
  6. Filing your income tax and benefit return and paying what you owe on time helps prevent delays in receiving your benefits, and helps you avoid possible interest and penalty charges. To save you time and possibly money, the CRA publishes on its website a list of CRA-certified commercial tax preparation software packages and web applications to help you file your return online, including options that are free.
     
  7. Five things to avoid when filing your return
  8. The CRA has put together a list of some things to avoid this tax-filing season. Follow these tips; they could save you time and money!
     
  9. Video: New to Canada? Learn about taxes
  10. + Are you a newcomer to Canada? This video shows newcomers how the Canadian tax system works and what Canada does with the taxes we pay.
 
CRA Individuals - Tax information
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