As of January 1, 2024, payments or remittances to the Receiver General of Canada over $10K should be made electronically. The option to send payments by cheque will remain available to taxpayers for the foreseeable future. Before applying a penalty, the CRA will be educating taxpayers about the easy, secure, and convenient electronic payments options currently available to make payments to the CRA.

Find out how to send money to the CRA and what to do if you can't make a payment on time.

Payment date for 2023 taxes

  • April 30, 2024: Deadline to pay your individual taxes

Make a payment

How to make a full or partial payment to the CRA online, by mail, or in person

Due dates for amounts you owe

Deadlines for paying your personal and business taxes and remittances, including instalments and balance due

Confirm a payment

Check what you owe, confirm a payment was sent or received, what to do if your payment was not applied correctly

Pay your debt over time

Set up a payment arrangement with the CRA and calculate a regular payment amount you can afford

Call us if you can't pay on time

Talk to us about deferring a payment to a later date, making a payment arrangement and other options

If you don't pay your debt

How we contact you, penalties and interest, consequences of not paying, how we may collect your debt

Taxpayer relief provisions

Penalty or interest relief, refunds or reductions beyond 3 years, late, amended or revoked elections

Required tax instalments

Find out when you have to make advance instalment payments and how to calculate the amount

Interest and penalties

When you may be charged interest and penalties on late or incorrect payments to the CRA

Repay COVID-19 benefits

Why you may need to return a payment, how to repay, and how it impacts your taxes

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