Due dates and payment dates - Personal income tax
Find key dates including filing due dates, payment deadlines, and dates for receiving credits and benefit payments from the CRA.
Filing dates for 2020 taxes
- Feb 22, 2021: Earliest you can file online
- Mar 1, 2021: Deadline to contribute to a RRSP, PRPP, or SPP
- Apr 30, 2021: Deadline to file your taxes
- Jun 15, 2021: Deadline to file your taxes if you or your spouse or common-law partner are self-employed
Payment date for 2020 taxes
- Apr 30, 2021: Deadline to pay your taxes
Services and information
Filing due date is April 30 for most taxpayers, June 15 for self-employed, may vary for a deceased person’s return.
Pay your balance owing on or before April 30 to avoid interest and penalties, find payment options to pay your taxes.
Filing due date is April 30 for most non-residents, June 15 for self-employed, may vary for a deceased person’s return.
Payment deadlines for quarterly instalment payments for next year's taxes.
List of dates when the CRA will send quarterly GST/HST credit payments to you.
List of dates when the CRA will send your monthly CCB payments.
Deadlines for opening savings plans, contributions, and making withdrawals from your plans.
Amounts over your deduction limit must be reported on form T1-OVP and paid within 90 days after the tax year.
Due date may vary on a balance owing for a deceased person’s final return, depending on the date of death.
Pay balance owing on taxes within 90 days after the trust’s tax year-end.
If taxes are applicable on your TFSA, filing and payment deadline is June 30 of the following year.
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