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CRA: Beware of Scammers Impersonating the Canada Revenue Agency

RCMP and CRA raise awareness about ongoing email and phone scams February 11, 2016   Ottawa, Ontario  Canada Revenue Agency The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) and the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) are warning Canadians about an ongoing scam in which taxpayers across the country receive phone calls or emails from individuals impersonating CRA employees. These people are scammers. The scammers tell …

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CRA: Top Things Families Should Know About Taxes

Canada Revenue Agency offered some tax tips on its website for families during this tax season which may help you or your family: Child and family benefits Canada child tax benefit (CCTB) – You may be entitled to a tax-free monthly payment that helps eligible families with the cost of raising children under the age of 18. You need to apply …

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CRA: How Your Marital Status Impacts Your Federal Taxes

Did you know? If your marital status changes, it’s important to let the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) know as soon as possible. You should contact the CRA when there is a change in your life such as a new address, a new child, or a change in your direct deposit information to ensure you receive the correct benefits and credits. …

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CRA: Auto-Fill My Return – A New Service To Make Filing Your Taxes Online Easier, Faster

January 14, 2016 Ottawa, Ontario Canada Revenue Agency The Honourable Diane Lebouthillier, P.C., M.P., Minister of National Revenue, today announced the launch of the Canada Revenue Agency’s (CRA) new Auto-fill my return service. This new fast and secure service represents the first major step towards allowing Canadians to automatically fill in their income tax and benefit returns, and is one …

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CRA: Credits and Benefits Designed for Seniors

There are several credits and benefits designed for seniors: Age amount – You can claim this amount if you were 65 years of age or older on December 31, 2015, and your net income is less than $82,353. The maximum amount you may be able to claim is $7,033. Pension income amount – You may be able to claim up to $2,000 …

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What’s New for 2015 Income Tax From CRA

We list the service enhancements and major changes below, including announced income tax changes that are not yet law at the time of printing. If they become law as proposed, they will be effective for 2015 or as of the dates given. For more information about these changes, see the areas outlined in the General Income Tax and Benefit Guide – …

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