The 2019 tax filing season has officially started since February 18th.
Most Canadian income tax and benefit returns are to be processed before the deadline date, this year’s deadline for 2018 are due on April 30, 2019.
The purpose of the Canada Revenue Agency is to give taxpayers the information they need to file their taxes on time and receive the benefits and credits to which they are entitled.
Doing your taxes does not need to be difficult, If you have internet access you can go online to the Canada Revenue website and file your own taxes online for free, check out the CRA website at www.canada.ca to find out more details.
Follow this guide to help make the process easier, so you can get all the benefits and credits you are entitled to.
For individuals who are Self-employed, or who have a spouse or common-law partner who is self-employed, the deadline to file your tax return is June 15, 2019.
Since June 15, 2019 is a Saturday, we will consider that you file your return on time if we receive it, or it is postmarked, no later than June 17, 2019.
If you owe to CRA and want to avoid interest or penalties fees, make sure you pay any amount you owe by April 30, 2019.
After this date, the CRA will charge interest on any amount you owe until your balance is paid.
If you have not received a tax slip for the current year, or you misplaced it, you can ask the issuer of the slip for a copy.
You can also get copies of your slips by logging into the Canada Revenue Agency’s My Account service.