Line 48400 – Refund

Note: Line 48400 was line 484 before tax year 2019.

If your total payable on line 43500 of your return is less than your total credits on line 48200 of your return, enter the difference on line 48400 of your return. This amount is your refund. 

For more information about refunds such as when to expect a refund, how the CRA applies a refund, and how to check the status of a refund, see Tax refunds.

Direct deposit

Direct deposit is a fast, convenient, and secure way to get your CRA payments directly into your account at a financial institution in Canada.

For more information and ways to enrol, go to Direct deposit.

Completing your tax return

Subtract the amount on line 48200 of your return from the amount on line 43500 of your return. If the result is negative, you have a refund. Enter this amount on line 48400 of your return.

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