Filing deadline: April 30, 2019
Most Canadian income tax and benefit returns for 2018 are due on April 30, 2019. For those 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 filed your return on time if we receive it, or it is postmarked, no later than June 17, 2019. However, if you have a balance owing, you must pay it by April 30, 2019.
You can file online as early as February 18, 2019.
Filing on time ensures your benefit and credit payments are not delayed or stopped, while filing early may help you get your refund quicker. If you have a spouse or common-law partner, they should also file a return early.
The benefit and credit payments include:
NEW – This year, eligible residents of Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario and New Brunswick will be 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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