Individuals – Tax information newsletter, Edition 2017-01

February 9, 2017

  1. What's new for the 2017 tax-filing season

    This tax-filing season, many important changes and improvements were made to services, benefits, and credits for Canadians.

  2. Changing your marital status may impact your taxes and benefits

    It is important to inform the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) about changes in your marital status to make sure you receive the right amount in benefit and credit payments. When your marital status changes, your benefit and credit payments are directly impacted.

  3. Seniors: Enjoy your golden years with these tax credits and benefits

    The CRA wants seniors to get the tax credits, deductions, and benefits they are eligible for.

  4. Newcomer to Canada? What you need to know to do your taxes

    If you are a newcomer to Canada for all or part of a tax year (January 1 to December 31), you need to do your taxes (file an income tax and benefit return) if you receive or want to receive certain benefits and credits, want to claim a refund, or have to pay tax.

  5. Video: Filing online – fast, easy, and secure

    This is a video which explains how to file an income tax and benefit return online, and the electronic services available to help taxpayers with that process.


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