E-services for individuals
Use the links below to get information on the electronic services we offer to individuals, including the 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
View your personal income tax and benefit information, and manage your tax affairs online: change your return, change your address or telephone number, register to receive online mail, authorize your representative or formally dispute your assessment or determination.
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, and much more, 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.
- Online mail
Learn how to register, view your electronic notice of assessment and reassessment, and more
- Account alerts
Get an email from the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) whenever there’s a change made to your address or to your direct deposit information, or if paper mail that we sent to you gets returned to us.
- 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 tax and benefit information and/or business account information that you need, 7 days a week.
- 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, and more
- 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
- Charity Listings
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.
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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