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
The Medical Expense Tax Credit – Service Animals (METC) provides tax relief in respect of certain expenses related to an animal specially trained to assist a patient in coping with the following impairments: blindness, profound deafness, severe autism, severe diabetes, severe epilepsy or a severe and prolonged impairment that markedly restricts the use
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”.
The tax deadline has come and gone, however, scammers continue to pray on Canadian taxpayers. You may get a phone call from a person aggressively telling you to pay the taxes you owe. In order to trick Canadians into thinking they are indeed calling from the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA), scammers may change
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
What you can do if you cannot pay your balance owing? Even if you cannot pay all of your balance owing right away, file your return by the filing due date. So you can avoid a late-filing penalty. If you cannot pay your balance owing on or before April 30, 2018, we may accept a payment
An accumulated income payment (AIP) is a payment from your registered education savings plan (RESP) that is not: an educational assistance payment a payment to a designated educational institution in Canada a refund of contributions to the subscriber or to the beneficiary a transfer to another RESP repayments under a Canada Education Savings Program
The B.C. government recently unveiled its 2018 Budget. One of its key focus was on the province's housing market. In an effort to reign in speculation and address housing affordability, the province is set to implement some new taxes, as well as, update some existing ones. New provincial-federal programs will also be introduced
You have to file a T3 return if income from the trust property is subject to tax, and in the tax year, the trust: has tax payable is requested to file is resident in Canada and has either disposed of, or is deemed to have disposed of, a capital property or has a
Interest If you have a balance owing for 2017, the Canada Revenue Agency charges compound daily interest starting May 1, 2018, on any unpaid amounts owing for 2017. This includes any balance owing if we reassess your return. In addition, the CRA will charge you interest on the penalties starting the day after your return is due.