Businesses - Tax information newsletter, Edition 2017-01

February 9, 2017

  1. Looking for a convenient way to get more information about your payroll obligations? Check out the Canada Revenue Agency’s new payroll podcast!

    You will hear directly from subject matter experts on important topics related to deducting, remitting, and reporting your payroll deductions. Listen to the podcast now!

  2. The Canada Revenue Agency thanks all participants for their contributions to Serving You Better consultations with small and medium businesses and accountants.

    Through the Serving You Better consultations, The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) received over 1,000 comments and suggestions from small and medium businesses and accountants. When small and medium businesses give their feedback to the CRA, they are helping us create programs and services that are fairer, more helpful, and easier to use.

  3. Be the first to receive details on upcoming payroll webinars. Subscribe to the payroll electronic mailing list.

    The Canada Revenue Agency’s current payroll webinar series provides a more in-depth look at your deduction requirements. By subscribing to the payroll electronic mailing list, you will receive webinar registration information for the following date and topic directly:

    • Wednesday, March 1, 2017: Special payments and the end of employment
  4. Reminder: T4/T4A information returns

    You have to file the T4 or T4A information return on or before the last day of February following the calendar year that the information return applies to. If the due date falls on a Saturday, or a Sunday, your information return is due the next business day. To find out more, visit Completing and filing information returns.


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