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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

Tips to Avoid CRA Adjustments


Here are some tips from the Canada Revenue Agency’s review programs. Following these tips should help reduce the number of adjustments the CRA needs to make to returns each year. No reply received If you do not provide the information requested within the timeframe indicated on the letter, the CRA will deny or modify

Tips to Avoid CRA Adjustments2021-03-25T12:32:38-08:00

The Different Ways to Make a Payment to the CRA


Making a payment to the Canada Revenue Agency is now easier and more convenient than ever.  The CRA has recently expanded the payment methods they accept. Pay by online banking Pay your individual taxes to the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) through your financial institution’s online banking, the same way you pay your phone or

The Different Ways to Make a Payment to the CRA2021-04-06T14:29:33-08:00

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

Income Tax Being Reviewed? Do Not Worry.


An income tax review is easier than you think!  Since Canada's tax system is based on self-assessment, these reviews help confirm that income amounts, deductions, and credits are reported correctly, and can be properly supported. It is OK. If you receive a letter from the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) telling you that your income tax return

Income Tax Being Reviewed? Do Not Worry.2020-03-16T05:17:18-08:00

Property Flipping? Know Your Tax Obligations!


What is property flipping? Property flipping is when individuals, including real estate agents, buy and resell homes in a short period of time for a profit. This also includes buying and selling a property before its official sale or construction—a process called an “assignment sale” but sometimes also referred to as “shadow flipping”.

Property Flipping? Know Your Tax Obligations!2020-05-01T04:40:48-08:00

When Can You Expect Your 2017 Refund?


It is the Canada Revenue’s goal to issue a notice of assessment, including any applicable refund, within: two weeks of receiving your electronically filed return; or eight weeks of receiving your paper filed return. These timelines are ONLY valid for returns received on or before their filing due dates. The CRA may take

When Can You Expect Your 2017 Refund?2020-05-01T04:53:32-08:00

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
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