Did you know: the Canada Revenue Agency uses information from your return, along with the return of your spouse or common-law partner, to calculate benefit and credit payments for the upcoming year?
Filing ensures your benefit and credit payments are not delayed or stopped. If you have a spouse or common-law partner, they should also file a return.
The benefit and credit payments include:
All Canadians need to file their tax returns and keep their personal information (such as their address and marital status) up to date with the CRA to make sure their benefit and credit payments are not interrupted.
NEW – This year, eligible individuals of Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario and New Brunswick are able to claim Climate Action Incentive payments through their personal income tax and benefit returns. To do so, complete the new schedule. Any payment will first be used to reduce your balance owing, if applicable, or may increase the amount of any refund to which you are entitled.
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