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Improving services for businesses

Find out how the Canada Revenue Agency is making it easier for employers to meet their payroll obligations.

October 16, 2017

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Keeping your business on track

Do you own a business that owes taxes to the CRA? This video provides information on what to do if you are in that situation. In cases where your business wants to make a payment, the video lets you know about electronic payment options. If your business can’t pay its taxes in full on filing, the video explains how to work with the CRA to make a payment arrangement. The video also lets you know about the legal and financial consequences if your business does not pay.

May 9, 2016

If you are a business owner who owes money to the CRA, check out this video and if you need more information go to www.cra.gc.ca/collections

Debt Collection at the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA)

What to know if you have a debt with the CRA

This video provides you with a basic introduction to debt collection at the CRA such as how to work with the CRA if you can't pay and need to make a payment arrangement, and what may happen if you don't pay.

April 15, 2015

If you owe money to the CRA, check out this video and if you need more information go to www.cra.gc.ca/collections

Debt Collection at the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA)

Liaison Officer Initiative

The Liaison Officer Initiative (LOI) helps small businesses get their tax affairs right from the start. For more information, go to www.cra.gc.ca/loi.

April 26, 2016

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No more cheques: Pay your business taxes online

Use online payments to pay your business taxes, especially if you're making more than one payment a year. It's faster, easier and cheaper!

April 15, 2015

For more information, go to canada.ca/payments.

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Who can claim SR&ED tax incentives? - Video 1

This series of four videos explains the CRA's SR&ED tax incentive program. This is part one: who can claim SR&ED tax incentives.

September 19, 2014

For more information, go to www.cra.gc.ca/sred

CRA's SR&ED Tax Incentive Program

What work qualifies for SR&ED tax incentives? - Video 2

This series of four videos explains the CRA's SR&ED tax incentive program. This is part two: what work qualifies for SR&ED tax incentives.

September 19, 2014

For more information, go to www.cra.gc.ca/sred

CRA's SR&ED Tax Incentive Program

How do you calculate your SR&ED expenditures and investment tax credit? - Video 3

This series of four videos explains the CRA's SR&ED tax incentive program. This is part three: how to calculate your SR&ED expenditures and investment tax credit?

September 19, 2014

For more information, go to www.cra.gc.ca/sred

CRA's SR&ED Tax Incentive Program

How to apply for SR&ED tax incentives? - Video 4

This series of four videos explains the CRA's SR&ED tax incentive program. This is part four: how to apply for SR&ED tax incentives.

September 19, 2014

For more information, go to www.cra.gc.ca/sred

CRA's SR&ED Tax Incentive Program

Why do we audit and what is a tax audit? - Part One

This series of three videos explains the CRA’s tax audit process for businesses. This is part one: why do we audit, and what is a tax audit?

April 3, 2013

CRA tax audit video

What are your responsibilities and what happens during an audit? - Part two

This series of three videos explains the CRA’s tax audit process for businesses. This is part two: What are your responsibilities and what happens during an audit?

April 3, 2013

CRA tax audit video

What are your rights? - Part three

This series of three videos explains the CRA’s tax audit process for small and medium sized businesses. This is part three: what are your rights?

April 3, 2013

CRA tax audit video

Make Things Right

This video provides general information on the voluntary disclosures program (VDP).

April 8, 2014

For more information, go to www.cra.gc.ca/voluntarydisclosures.

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Manage online mail for businesses

My Business Account: Manage online mail.

May 12, 2013

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Enhancing Service to Businesses

The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is making it easier for businesses to do business with new and enhanced resources and tools.

April 8, 2013

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Introduction - Segment 1

This is the introduction to the video called GST/HST Information for a New Small Business.

April 4, 2013

GST/HST Information for a New Small Business

What is the GST and HST? - Segment 2

This segment helps new small businesses understand some of the basic terms and concepts relating to the GST/HST such as: What is the GST/HST? What is a taxable supply? and What are exempt and zero-rated supplies?

April 4, 2013

GST/HST Information for a New Small Business

Who needs a GST/HST account? - Segment 3

This segment provides information on who needs to register for a GST/HST account.

April 4, 2013

GST/HST Information for a New Small Business

I'm registered. Now what? - Segment 4

This segment provides new small businesses with information on their responsibilities once they have registered for the GST/HST.

April 4, 2013

GST/HST Information for a New Small Business

What are input tax credits? - Segment 5

This segment provides general information on input tax credits (ITCs) and how they work.

April 4, 2013

GST/HST Information for a New Small Business

Purchases and expenses for which you cannot claim ITCs - Segment 6

This segment provides information on situations where ITCs cannot be claimed.

April 4, 2013

GST/HST Information for a New Small Business

Interprovincial supplies: What tax rate do I charge? - Segment 7

This segment provides information to small businesses on what GST/HST rate to charge on goods and services when doing business with clients who are outside of the province where their business is located.

June 18, 2015

GST/HST Information for a New Small Business

Calculating net tax using the Regular Method - Segment 8

This segment contains information on calculating net tax using the Regular Method.

April 4, 2013

GST/HST Information for a New Small Business

Calculating net tax using the Quick Method and using the Simplified Method to calculate ITCs - Segment 9

This segment provides information on who can use the Quick Method to calculate the GST/HST you have to pay and how it works. It also provides information on who can use the Simplified Method to calculate input tax credits (ITCs) and how it works.

June 18, 2015

GST/HST Information for a New Small Business

Paying the GST/HST by instalments - Segment 10

This segment provides information for GST/HST registrants who pay their GST/HST by making regular instalment payments throughout the year.

June 18, 2015

GST/HST Information for a New Small Business

Avoiding common reporting errors - Segment 11

This segment reviews some of the common errors made when reporting GST/HST and how to avoid them.

April 4, 2013

GST/HST Information for a New Small Business

Avoiding penalties and other consequences - Segment 12

This segment provides information on how to avoid penalties and other consequences when reporting or paying the GST/HST.

April 4, 2013

GST/HST Information for a New Small Business

Keeping records and being reviewed - Segment 13

This segment provides information on keeping records and being reviewed.

April 4, 2013

GST/HST Information for a New Small Business

Selling to diplomats, Indians, and governments - Segment 14

This segment explains the special rules for providing goods and services to diplomats, Indians, and governments.

April 4, 2013

GST/HST Information for a New Small Business

Providing point-of-sale rebates - Segment 15

This segment provides information on point-of-sale rebates.

April 4, 2013

GST/HST Information for a New Small Business

Filing your returns and remitting the GST/HST - Segment 16

This segment provides information to help small businesses complete and file their GST/HST returns and how to pay amounts owing.

April 4, 2013

GST/HST Information for a New Small Business

Deregistering your GST/HST account - Segment 17

This segment helps businesses determine when their GST/HST account should be closed and how to close it.

April 4, 2013

GST/HST Information for a New Small Business

Conclusion - Segment 18

This segment concludes the tax information video called GST/HST Information for a New Small Business.

April 4, 2013

GST/HST Information for a New Small Business

Introduction - Segment 1

This is the introduction to the tax information video called Preparing T4 and T4A Information Returns – Slips and Summaries.

December 4, 2012

Preparing T4/T4A Information Returns-Slips and Summaries

Introduction to T4/T4A information returns - Segment 2

This segment provides a general overview of an employer’s or payer’s payroll obligations, in particular the filing requirements for T4 and T4A information returns – slips and summaries.

November 26, 2015

Preparing T4/T4A Information Returns-Slips and Summaries

Completing T4/T4A slips and summaries - Segment 3

This segment provides general information to help employers or payers complete the T4 and T4A information slips and summaries.

November 26, 2015

Preparing T4/T4A Information Returns-Slips and Summaries

Methods of filing - Segment 4

This segment contains information on the different methods of filing T4/T4A information returns.

May 13, 2015

Preparing T4/T4A Information Returns-Slips and Summaries

Filing deadlines - Segment 5

This segment provides information on the filing deadlines for T4/T4A information returns.

December 4, 2012

Preparing T4/T4A Information Returns-Slips and Summaries

Penalties and interest - Segment 6

This segment provides information on the different types of penalties and interest associated with T4 and T4A information returns – slips and summaries.

November 26, 2015

Preparing T4/T4A Information Returns-Slips and Summaries

After you file information returns - Segment 7

This segment contains information on the CRA's review processes once CRA receives an employer or payer's T4 or T4A information return.

November 26, 2015

Preparing T4/T4A Information Returns-Slips and Summaries

Adjusting information returns - Segment 8

This segment provides employers or payers with different ways you can amend information you've previously submitted on a T4 and T4A information return.

November 26, 2015

Preparing T4/T4A Information Returns-Slips and Summaries

Conclusion - Segment 9

This segment is the conclusion to the video Preparing T4 and T4A information returns – Slips and Summaries.

December 4, 2012

Preparing T4/T4A Information Returns-Slips and Summaries

Introduction - Segment 1

This is the introduction to Reporting business income and expenses.

April 24, 2012

Reporting Business Income and Expenses

Record keeping - Segment 2

This segment provides information on keeping records for your business.

April 24, 2012

Reporting Business Income and Expenses

Buying an existing business - Segment 3

This segment contains information you may need to know if you are buying an existing business.

April 24, 2012

Reporting Business Income and Expenses

Transferring personal assets to a new business - Segment 4

This segment contains information about transferring personal assets to a new business.

May 3, 2013

Reporting Business Income and Expenses

The definition of business income - Segment 5

This segment contains the definition of business income.

April 24, 2012

Reporting Business Income and Expenses

Inventory valuation and calculating the cost of goods sold - Segment 6

This segment provides information on the methods used to value your inventory and to calculate your cost of goods sold.

April 24, 2012

Reporting Business Income and Expenses

Business expenses - Segment 7

This segment contains information on allowable business expenses for income tax purposes.

April 24, 2012

Reporting Business Income and Expenses

Business expenses that are not eligible - Segment 8

This segment contains information on business expenses that are not eligible for income tax purposes.

April 24, 2012

Reporting Business Income and Expenses

Business-use-of-home expenses - Segment 9

This segment provides information on business-use-of-home expenses.

April 24, 2012

Reporting Business Income and Expenses

Filing Tax Returns with business income - Segment 10

This segment contains information for filing a tax return with business income.

May 3, 2013

Reporting Business Income and Expenses

On-line services and tools and how to get more information - Segment 11

This segment contains information on the CRA's on-line services and tools and provides details on how to get more information.

April 24, 2012

Reporting Business Income and Expenses

Conclusion - Segment 12

This segment concludes the video Reporting business income and expenses.

April 24, 2012

Reporting Business Income and Expenses

My Business Account Enquiries

As of April 2012, businesses can now ask the CRA a tax related questions using the Enquiries service available in My Business Account.

April 5, 2012

For more information, go to www.cra.gc.ca/mybusinessaccount.

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Introduction - Segment 1

This is the introduction to the video Starting Your Business.

March 1, 2012

Starting Your Business

What is a business and types of ownership - Segment 2

This segment provides new small businesses with information to help new small businesses identify the type of ownership structure for your new business.

March 1, 2012

Starting Your Business

Registering your business - Segment 3

This segment provides new small businesses with information on registering your business with CRA.

October 7, 2016

Starting Your Business

Bringing assets into a business - Segment 4

This segment will help new small businesses understand the issues involved with bringing assets into a business.

March 1, 2012

Starting Your Business

Introducing the GST/HST - Segment 5

This segment will provide new small businesses with a basic introduction to the GST/HST.

November 26, 2015

Starting Your Business

Introducing payroll - Segment 6

This segment will provide new small businesses with a basic overview of tax related payroll responsibilities.

October 7, 2016

Starting Your Business

Keeping accurate records - Segment 7

This segment will provide information on keeping accurate records.

March 1, 2012

Starting Your Business

Electronic services for businesses - Segment 8

This segment will provide information on CRA's electronic services for businesses.

March 1, 2012

Starting Your Business

Penalties and interest - Segment 9

This segment will provide information on penalties and interest.

March 1, 2012

Starting Your Business

Dates to remember - Segment 10

This segment will provide small businesses and small business owners with some important tax related dates to remember.

June 18, 2015

Starting Your Business

Conclusion - Segment 11

This segment concludes the video "Starting Your Business".

March 1, 2012

Starting Your Business

Getting started - Segment 1

This is the introduction to the video called Payroll Information for a New Small Business.

May 15, 2015

Payroll Information for a New Small Business

Do I have employees/Am I an employer? - Segment 2

This segment will help you determine for tax purposes what is meant by the term "employer."

May 15, 2015

Payroll Information for a New Small Business

Opening a payroll account - Segment 3

This segment contains information on opening a payroll account with the CRA.

March 1, 2012

Payroll Information for a New Small Business

Paying and hiring new employees - Segment 4

This segment contains information on paying and hiring new employees.

May 15, 2015

Payroll Information for a New Small Business

Introducing employee benefits - Segment 5

This segment contains information on employee benefits.

November 26, 2015

Payroll Information for a New Small Business

Deducting Canada Pension Plan contributions, and employment insurance premiums - Segment 6

This segment contains general information on deducting Canada Pension Plan contributions and employment insurance premiums.

November 26, 2015

Payroll Information for a New Small Business

Calculating CPP contributions, EI premiums, and income tax deductions - Segment 7

This segment contains general information on calculating Canada Pension Plan contributions, employment insurance premiums, and income tax deductions.

May 15, 2015

Payroll Information for a New Small Business

Using the Payroll deductions online calculator - Segment 8

This segment contains information on the Payroll deductions online calculator (PDOC).

May 15, 2015

Payroll Information for a New Small Business

Remitting payroll deductions and choosing a payroll payment option - Segment 9

This segment contains what you need to know about remitting payroll deductions and choosing a payroll payment option.

June 18, 2015

Payroll Information for a New Small Business

Correcting payroll calculation errors - Segment 10

This segment contains information about correcting payroll calculation errors.

March 1, 2012

Payroll Information for a New Small Business

Avoiding penalties and interest - Segment 11

This segment contains information about employer penalties and interest and how to avoid them.

March 1, 2012

Payroll Information for a New Small Business

Determining if a worker is an employee or is self-employed - Segment 12

This segment contains information on determining if a worker is an employee or is self-employed.

July 22, 2015

Payroll Information for a New Small Business

Introducing helpful tools and electronic services - Segment 13

This segment contains information on CRA's helpful tools and electronic services.

March 1, 2012

Payroll Information for a New Small Business

Reviewing the payroll process - Segment 14

This segment contains an overview of the payroll process.

November 14, 2015

Payroll Information for a New Small Business

Conclusion - Segment 15

This segment concludes the video Payroll Information for a New Small Business.

March 1, 2012

Payroll Information for a New Small Business

Ontario First Nations Point-of-Sale Relief - Reporting Requirements for GST/HST Registrants

This video explains how to report harmonized sales tax (HST) on qualifying off-reserve supplies of property or services, for the point-of-sale relief of the provincial part of HST, for Ontario First Nations.

November 4, 2011

For more information, see Guide RC4022 and in GST/HST Info Sheet GI-106.

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Internet filing for the single federal and Ontario corporation income

Since January 1, 2009, Ontario corporations have been able to file one return for both federal and provincial corporate income taxes.

November 4, 2011

For more information, see Corporations, and select Provincial and territorial tax.

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Video about the Ontario Refundable Media Tax Credits

To claim one or more Ontario refundable media tax credits for tax years ending on or after January 1, 2009, Ontario corporations must complete and file with the Canada Revenue Agency a T2 Corporation Income Tax Return, along with the appropriate schedules and the original or a copy of the certificates of eligibility.

November 4, 2011

For more information, see Ontario Refundable Media Tax Credits.

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Employer-employee relationship questions and answers

This webinar answers questions about the employer-employee relationship and how to determine if a person is an employee or is self-employed. It is part of a series that was developed to help employers meet their requirements for payroll deductions, remittances, and tax reporting.

June 21, 2017

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Answers to your taxable benefit questions

This webinar answers questions about taxable benefits. It is part of a series that was developed to help employers meet their requirements for payroll deductions, remittances, and tax reporting.

May 24, 2017

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Special payments and the end of an employee’s employment

This webinar is about employers’ deduction requirements related to payroll special payments and the end of an employee’s employment. It provides an in-depth explanation of how to withhold taxes on retiring allowances, retirement compensation allowances, and wages in lieu of termination notices, as well as when to complete a Record of Employment.

April 28, 2017

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Salary overpayments

This webinar is about employers’ deduction requirements related to salary overpayments. It provides an in-depth review of the Canada Revenue Agency’s salary overpayment policies for employees who do not perform their duties, or for clerical, administrative, or system errors. This webinar also identifies employers’ responsibilities and explains the repayment process.

April 28, 2017

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A deeper look at the Canada Pension Plan and Employment Insurance

This webinar is about employers’ deduction requirements related to the Canada Pension Plan (CPP) and Employment Insurance (EI). It provides an in-depth explanation of common CPP special situations, the reduction of the EI premium rate, and overpayment and recovery of CPP contributions and EI premiums.

April 28, 2017

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How to use the payroll deductions tables

This webinar is about the T4032, Payroll Deductions Tables. It explains who should use the tables, how to use each section of the tables, and how to calculate an employer's remittance.

April 3, 2017

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How to complete a GST/HST return

This webinar is about goods and services tax/harmonized sales tax (GST/HST) returns. It provides employers with step-by-step instructions on how to claim input tax credits, calculate the net tax, and complete the return.

April 3, 2017

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How to deduct, remit, and report payroll source deductions

This webinar is about employers' responsibilities for payroll source deductions. It provides employers with step-by-step instructions on how to report source deductions and how to fill out the required slips and summaries.

April 3, 2017

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Automobile and Motor Vehicle Benefits and Allowances

This webinar is about automobile and motor vehicle benefits and allowances. It provides information on what is considered personal driving, the difference between an automobile and a motor vehicle, and how to calculate.

January 4, 2017

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Parking Policy

This webinar is about employer-provided parking to employees as a taxable benefit. It provides information on the parking policy, scramble parking, and how to report the taxable benefit on T4 slips.

January 4, 2017

For more information on parking and to determine if parking is a taxable benefit, go to Parking.

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Gifts, Awards, and Long Service Awards

This webinar is about gifts, awards, and long service awards. It provides information on how to apply the gifts and awards policy, and the long-service awards.

January 4, 2017

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Payroll basics: How payroll works

This webinar will give an overview of the basics of how payroll works in Canada. It focuses on new employers and is meant to help people new to payroll understand their role and their responsibilities to their employees and to the CRA. The information is also helpful to anyone who receives a paycheque and wants to understand what was deducted and why.

May 10, 2016

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Payroll basics: Filing and beyond

This webinar will show employers how to file their T4 information returns. We will also discuss situations that can occur after filing, including what happens if there is a discrepancy and the application of the Small Business Job Credit or the eligibility criteria to receive the Small Business Job Credit.

May 10, 2016

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Payroll basics: The bonus method

This webinar will help employers understand how to use the bonus method to calculate the amounts to withhold from certain special payments, including vacation pay and bonuses. We will also discuss how and when to remit amounts to the CRA.

May 10, 2016

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Employee or Self-employed?

This presentation will provide information on how a person’s employment status is determined, how this process differs depending in which province or territory the employment contract is formed and how the CRA approaches employment status.

April 26, 2016

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Canadian withholding, remitting and reporting requirements for non-residents working in Canada and Canadians working abroad

This is a recording of a webinar originally broadcast in February 2013 about the payroll obligations employers need to follow when hiring non-resident workers or sending workers abroad.

June 4, 2013

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Transition to the Harmonized Sales Tax Information for Businesses

Information for businesses on the transition to the HST in Prince Edward Island.

April 16, 2013

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Tax-Free Savings Account (TFSA) Webinar for front-line employees

This is a recording of a Tax-Free Savings Account Webinar for financial institutions, front line employees, that was done in November 2011.

March 22, 2012

Questions and answers for TFSA Webinar for front-line employees

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Tax-Free Savings Account (TFSA) Webinar for TFSA record filers

This is a recording of a Tax-Free Savings Account Webinar for TFSA record filers, that was done in November 2011.

March 22, 2012

Questions and answers for TFSA webinar for TFSA record filers

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Changes to the Canada Pension Plan effective January 1, 2012

This is a recording of a webinar, originally broadcast in December 2011, about the legislative and administrative provisions of Bill C-51.

January 31, 2012

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