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CRA: How the New Canada Child Benefit program will affect you?

Budget 2016 gives Canadian families more money to help with the high cost of raising their children, by replacing the current child benefit system with the new Canada Child Benefit. The introduction of the Canada Child Benefit represents the most significant social policy innovation in a generation. You will see changes to your child benefits starting in July 2016. Below …

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CRA: Protect Yourself – Tax Scams And Fraud Can Cost You

Taxpayers should be vigilant when they are contacted by an organization, either by telephone, mail, text message or email, that claims to be from the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) requesting personal information such as a social insurance number, credit card number, bank account number, or passport number. These are scams and taxpayers should never respond to these fraudulent communications or …

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Saskachewan: Save Money with Saskatchewan Tax Credits

Over the next several weeks, millions of Canadians will prepare and file their income tax forms for the 2015 taxation year.  The good news if you’re living in Saskatchewan is a number of provincial tax credits are available that can help keep your taxes low. “In Saskatchewan, we have an array of tax credits geared to helping everyone from first-time …

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CRA: Five Things To Avoid When Filing Your Return

The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) has put together a list of things to avoid this tax season. Follow these tips; they could save you time and money! Not filing an income tax and benefit return because you had no income If you have no income to report, you should still file a return. You may be eligible for a refund …

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CRA: Tax Credits, Deductions and Benefits Available to Students

The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) wants to remind students that the federal government has tax credits, deductions, and benefits to help students. It wants to make sure students claim those they are eligible for when they file their income tax and benefit return. CRA urges students file an income tax return to claim eligible credits and benefits, even if they have little or no income. …

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CRA: Some Questions You Might Ask CRA About

Tax season is almost there and the people at Canada Revenue Agency might be the busiest Canadians at this time of year. Yet they have kindly offered to help us taxpayers by posting on their website answers to a few questions that they get asked very often. As a matter of fact, a number of these questions can be easily addressed …

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