Digital services for individuals

Use the links below to get information on the digital services we offer to individuals, including self employed / sole proprietors.

Filing a return

    A service that allows most Canadians to file their income tax and benefit return for the current year using the Internet
  • Auto-fill my return
    You can automatically fill in parts of your current year income tax and benefit return.
    What is EFILE, who can use it, finding a service provider, completing Form T183, benefits of EFILE, FAQs

Changing a return

  • My Account
    Sign in to My Account and select Change my return.
  • ReFILE
    Adjust a T1 tax return online with certified EFILE or NETFILE software.

Getting information

  • My Account
    View your personal income tax and benefit information, and manage your tax affairs online: change your return, change your address or telephone number, sign up for email notifications from the CRA, submit documents, authorize your representative, track the progress of files submitted to the CRA, or formally dispute your assessment or determination.
  • Represent a Client
    Register online as a representative and be authorized by an individual or business, including your employer. Once authorized, you will have secure and controlled online access to the personal income tax and benefit information and/or business account information that you need, 7 days a week.
  • Email notifications from the CRA
    Overview of how to register for email notifications, the email notifications you will receive, and the CRA mail you will receive electronically.
  • Submit documents
    Overview of the requirements and the process to submit documents online to the CRA.
  • Progress Tracker
    Get status updates on files and enquiries submitted to the CRA, as well as target completion dates.
  • MyCRA
    With this mobile app you can view your return status, change your address, update your direct deposit information, view RRSP and TFSA contribution limits, update your marital status, all on your mobile device.
  • MyBenefits CRA
    This mobile app is specifically for benefit recipients and offers a quick view of your benefit/credit payment details and eligibility information, all on your mobile device.
  • Tax Information Phone Service (TIPS)
    Get personal and general tax information from our automated phone service by calling 1-800-267-6999.
  • Forms and publications
    Download or order forms and publications online or by phone, get fillable forms, order forms and publications in multiple formats.
  • Child and family benefits calculator
    Use our calculator to determine the amount of Canada child benefit or GST/HST credit, including related provincial and territorial benefits, you may be entitled to receive.
  • List of Charities
    View our online lists, including those for newly registered and recently revoked charities as well as recent annulments.
  • Non-Resident Tax Calculator
    This online tool calculates the current Part XIII (non-resident) tax payable on certain amounts paid or credited to non-residents of Canada.
  • Electronic mailing lists
    Receive an email notice when new information is added to our website.

Refunds and payments

  • Make a payment
    View your options for making a payment to the CRA
  • Direct deposit
    Apply to have your refund or benefit payment deposited directly into your account at your financial institution
  • Pay by pre-authorized debit
    Set it up and forget it: a pre-authorized debit (PAD) agreement lets you arrange a pre-set payment on a pre-set date.
  • TeleArrangement
    You may be able to make a payment arrangement using a touch-tone telephone by calling 1-866-256-1147 .
  • Non-Resident TeleReply
    Report a nil remittance of non-resident withholding tax by telephone.

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