Individuals – Tax information newsletter, Edition 2016-05

April 25, 2016

  1. Get your tax and benefit correspondence online—instead of in the mail!
    Start getting your mail from the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) online. It’s the fast, easy, and secure way to manage your correspondence!

  2. Need a hand to prepare your tax return?
    If you have a simple tax situation and modest income, you may be eligible to get help to file your income tax and benefit return through the Community Volunteer Income Tax Program (CVITP).

  3. Are you a newcomer to Canada?
    If you are a newcomer to Canada for all or part of a tax year, you may need to file an income tax and benefit return if you have to pay tax, want to claim a refund, or receive benefits.

  4. Tax changes to expect when you’re expecting
    If you have a new baby or have a baby on the way, there are plenty of credits and benefits you may be eligible to receive.

  5. Update to information return T1141
    Are you a Canadian resident who was a contributor, connected contributor, or a resident contributor in 2015? If you have contributed to a non-resident trust, arrangement, or entity, you may need to file Form T1141, Information Return in Respect of Contributions to Non-Resident Trusts, Arrangements or Entities. Make sure you are aware of the changes made to form T1141 for this filing season.

  6. Update to information return T1142
    Are you a Canadian resident individual, corporation or trust, or partnership? Have you received a distribution or loan from a non-resident trust? You may need to file Form T1142, Information Return in Respect of Distributions from and Indebtedness to a Non-Resident Trust. Make sure you are aware of the changes made to form T1142 for this filing season.


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