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When You Owe the CRA Money


Debts the Canada Revenue Agency collects The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) collects amounts owing such as: individual income tax payroll deductions GST/HST remittances corporation income tax customs, excise, and other levies benefit overpayments including: Canada child benefit GST/HST credit The CRA also collects the following amounts owed for other government programs: defaulted Canada Student

When You Owe the CRA Money2021-03-25T12:19:15-08:00

Why Have Your Benefit and Credit Payments Changed?


Each summer, following the tax filing season, the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) uses information from an individual’s income tax and benefit return, along with the return of their spouse or common-law partner, to calculate benefit and credit payments for the upcoming year. Starting in July, eligible benefit and credit recipients may notice changes to

Why Have Your Benefit and Credit Payments Changed?2021-04-06T15:03:11-08:00

Getting Ready for Your 2017 Income Tax Return


As we approach the tax time, here are some answers to questions you may have.  1. Do you need to do your taxes? Doing your taxes is part of your responsibilities as a taxpayer. Doing your taxes means you have to fill out various forms, including the ones in the income tax packages. They

Getting Ready for Your 2017 Income Tax Return2020-06-03T05:48:28-08:00

Tax-Free Canadian Income


Almost all income you earn in Canada is considered taxable income.  However, the Canadian government has deemed some income as exceptions to the taxable rule. You do not have to report certain amounts in your income, including the following: any GST/HST credit and Canada Child Benefit payments, including those from related provincial or territorial programs; child assistance payments and

Tax-Free Canadian Income2020-06-03T05:50:10-08:00

The Tax-Free Child Disability Benefit


The Child Disability Benefit (CDB) is a tax-free benefit for families who care for a child under age 18 who is eligible for the Disability Tax Credit  (DTC). Not all children with a disability qualifies for the CDB.  To be eligible for the Child Disability Benefit, the child must have a severe and prolonged

The Tax-Free Child Disability Benefit2020-06-03T05:54:37-08:00
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