19-02-2024 04:30:00pm

Tax season starts today! File your tax return to receive the benefit and credit payments you may be entitled to

Today you can start filing your 2023 income tax and benefit return online. If you file on paper, you should have received your income tax package in the mail by today.

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16-11-2023 05:26:13pm

Federal job fair in Jonquière on November 18

The Canada Revenue Agency, in collaboration with other federal employers, is organizing a job fair at the Jonquière Tax Center.

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16-11-2023 03:58:08pm

The Canada Revenue Agency continues to invest in free tax clinics

Free tax clinics made it possible for more than 649,000 Canadians with a modest income to file their taxes and receive more than $1.75 billion in benefits, credits, and refunds last year, announced the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of National Revenue.

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02-11-2023 03:30:00pm

J5 countries host “Cyber Challenge” focused on data mining and financial reporting

The Joint Chiefs of Global Tax Enforcement (J5) brought together investigators, cryptocurrency experts and data scientists this week in a coordinated push to track down individuals and organizations perpetrating tax crimes around the world.

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31-10-2023 06:30:00pm

Government of Canada extends deadline for homeowners to file their Underused Housing Tax return

The Minister of National Revenue announces that owners affected by the Underused Housing Tax (UHT) will have until April 30, 2024, to file their returns for the 2022 calendar year without being charged penalties or interest.

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30-10-2023 08:30:00pm

Residents of the Yukon can now apply for the Canada child benefit when registering for the birth of their newborn

The Government of Canada continuously strives to improve services to help Canadians receive the benefits they are entitled to.

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26-10-2023 11:19:23am

The Government of Canada has announced a call for applications for the Independent Advisory Board on Eligibility for Journalism Tax Measures

The Government of Canada has announced a call for applications for new members for the Independent Advisory Board on Eligibility for Journalism Tax Measures (Advisory Board).

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19-09-2023 07:38:00pm

The Canada Revenue Agency reaches a tentative agreement with the Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada for the Audit, Financial and Scientific Group

On September 16, 2023, the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) and the Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada for the Audit, Financial and Scientific Group (PIPSC-AFS Group) reached a tentative agreement for approximately 16,000 CRA employees.

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04-07-2023 10:00:00am

The Canada Revenue Agency and the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board partner to give Ontario businesses another way to pay their WSIB premiums

Starting today, the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) and the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) are giving Ontario businesses a new option to pay their WSIB premiums.

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23-06-2023 02:23:00pm

Government of Canada approves the collective agreement between the CRA and the PSAC-UTE

The Government of Canada has approved the renewed collective agreement between the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) and the Public Service Alliance of Canada – Union of Taxation Employees (PSAC-UTE) for approximately 39,000 employees.

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25-05-2023 10:00:00am

Parliamentary Secretary Fragiskatos announces increased funding for organizations that help vulnerable people access benefits and credits

Whether it’s the Canada Child Benefit, the Canada Workers Benefit, the GST/HST Credit, the Climate Action Incentive or the new grocery rebate, benefits and credits continue to play a crucial role in helping Canadians with the cost of living.

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24-05-2023 07:27:27pm

Increased funding for organizations that host free tax clinics

The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is updating the Community Volunteer Income Tax Program (CVITP) Grant funding formula to expand the impact of free tax clinics and help eligible volunteer organizations serve Canadians seeking support to file their annual income tax and benefit return.

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24-05-2023 07:15:41pm

Minister Lebouthillier announces increased funding for organizations that help vulnerable people access benefits and credits

Whether it’s the Canada Child Benefit, the Canada Workers Benefit, the GST/HST Credit, the Climate Action Incentive or the new grocery rebate, benefits and credits continue to play a crucial role in helping Canadians with the cost of living.

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04-05-2023 04:53:12pm

The Canada Pension Plan enhancement – Businesses, individuals, and self-employed: what it means for you

The Canada Pension Plan (CPP) enhancement, which was introduced on January 1, 2019, is designed to help increase retirement income for working Canadians and their families.The CPP is a mandatory pension plan financed by contributions from employees, employers and self-employed individuals. It covers virtually all workers in Canada except Quebec, which administers its own plan called the Quebec Pension Plan (QPP). The CPP replaces a basic level of earnings for contributors upon retirement, disability, or death.

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04-05-2023 05:50:34am

The Canada Revenue Agency reaches a tentative agreement with the Public Service Alliance of Canada – Union of Taxation Employees

Last night, the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) reached a 4-year tentative agreement with the Public Service Alliance of Canada – Union of Taxation Employees (PSAC-UTE). Upon ratification, this agreement will apply to approximately 39,000 PSAC-UTE employees working at the CRA. PSAC-UTE employees will return to work this morning.

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01-05-2023 06:45:00pm

Canada Revenue Agency and Public Service Alliance of Canada – Union of Taxation Employees to resume in-person negotiations

Today, The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) and the Public Service Alliance of Canada – Union of Taxation Employees (PSAC-UTE) have resumed in person negotiations with a view to reach a new collective agreement as soon as possible, that is both fair to employees and reasonable for taxpayers.

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24-04-2023 01:22:00pm

PSAC-UTE’s bargaining demands and the CRA’s path to a settlement

In January 2022, the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) and the Public Service Alliance of Canada – Union of Taxation Employees (PSAC-UTE) began negotiations on renewed collective agreements for the Program Delivery and Administrative Group (PDAS), which comprise approximately 39,000 employees.

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22-04-2023 12:41:00am

Canada Revenue Agency’s update on negotiations with the Public Service Alliance of Canada – Union of Taxation Employees

The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) respects the collective bargaining process and remains committed to continuing to bargain in good faith with the Public Service Alliance of Canada – Union of Taxation Employees (PSAC-UTE) with a view to conclude a new collective agreement that is both fair to employees and reasonable for Canadian taxpayers as soon as possible.

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19-04-2023 02:20:00pm

The Canada Revenue Agency responds to the Public Service Alliance of Canada–Union of Taxation Employees’ strike action

Over the last few months, the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) has made every reasonable effort to avoid a labour disruption affecting important services that Canadians rely on, especially during tax season.

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18-04-2023 01:23:00am

Canada Revenue Agency remains committed to reaching a fair agreement 

Today, the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) and the Public Service Alliance of Canada – Union of Taxation Employees (PSAC-UTE) entered mediated negotiations with the goal of reaching a fair collective agreement.

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07-04-2023 06:14:00pm

Canada Revenue Agency responds to Public Service Alliance of Canada–Union of Taxation  Employees strike vote

The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) values the important role its employees play from across the country in delivering services to Canadians.

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31-03-2023 07:40:00pm

The Canada Revenue Agency to Begin Mediation with Public Service Alliance of Canada – Union of Taxation Employees in mid-April

The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) values the important role its employees play from across the country in delivering services to Canadians.

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27-03-2023 07:35:00pm

Statement by the Honourable Diane Lebouthillier, Minister of National Revenue, in response to the Office of the Taxpayers’ Ombudsperson Report on Fairness of the Audit Process for Charities in Canada

The Honourable Diane Lebouthillier, Minister of National Revenue, today issued the following statement in response to the Office of the Taxpayers’ Ombudsperson Report on Fairness of the Audit Process for Charities in Canada.

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14-03-2023 02:22:27pm

CRA Commissioner Bob Hamilton’s response to the National Security and Intelligence Review Agency

Thank you for your letter of March 8, 2023, advising of the National Security and Intelligence Review Agency (NSIRA)’s intent to initiate a review of national security activities conducted by the Review and Analysis Division (RAD) of the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA).

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14-03-2023 01:39:40pm

Statement by the Honourable Diane Lebouthillier, Minister of National Revenue, in response to the National Security and Intelligence Review Agency review of the Canada Revenue Agency’s Review and Analysis Division

The Honourable Diane Lebouthillier, Minister of National Revenue, today issued the following statement in response to the National Security and Intelligence Review Agency review of the Canada Revenue Agency’s Review and Analysis Division.

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21-02-2023 07:29:00pm

What's new and what to remember before filing your taxes in Quebec this year

Tax season is upon Quebec residents and the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is getting ready to answer questions from taxpayers and make it easier and quicker for them to file their 2022 income tax and benefit return.

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20-02-2023 03:30:00pm

The Canada Revenue Agency kicks off the 2023 tax-filing season: Canadians need to file their returns before May 1

Tax season has officially kicked off and many Canadians will turn to the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) for guidance

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14-02-2023 03:07:10pm

What's new and what to remember when filing your taxes in Ontario this year

Tax season is upon Ontario residents and the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is getting ready to answer questions from taxpayers and make it easier and quicker for them to file their 2022 income tax and benefit return.

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13-02-2023 05:28:14pm

What's new and what to remember when filing your taxes in New Brunswick this year

Tax season is upon New Brunswick residents and the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is getting ready to answer questions from taxpayers and make it easier and quicker for them to file their 2022 income tax and benefit return.

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13-02-2023 05:09:30pm

What's new and what to remember when filing your taxes in Prince Edward Island this year

Tax season is upon Prince Edward Island residents and the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is getting ready to answer questions from taxpayers and make it easier and quicker for them to file their 2022 income tax and benefit return.

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13-02-2023 04:51:00pm

What's new and what to remember when filing your taxes in Nova Scotia this year

Tax season is upon Nova Scotia residents and the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is getting ready to answer questions from taxpayers and make it easier and quicker for them to file their 2022 income tax and benefit return.

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13-02-2023 04:48:21pm

What's new and what to remember when filing your taxes in Newfoundland and Labrador this year

Tax season is upon Newfoundland and Labrador residents and the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is getting ready to answer questions from taxpayers and make it easier and quicker for them to file their 2022 income tax and benefit return.

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12-02-2023 11:54:08pm

What's new and what to remember when filing your taxes in Yukon, Nunavut, and the Northwest Territories this year

Tax season is upon the Yukon, Nunavut, and the Northwest Territories residents and the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is getting ready to answer questions from taxpayers and make it easier and quicker for them to file their 2022 income tax and benefit return.

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12-02-2023 09:49:12pm

What's new and what to remember when filing your taxes in British Columbia this year

Tax season is upon British Columbia residents and the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is getting ready to answer questions from taxpayers and make it easier and quicker for them to file their 2022 income tax and benefit return.

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12-02-2023 08:47:40pm

What's new and what to remember when filing your taxes in Saskatchewan this year

Tax season is upon Saskatchewan residents and the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is getting ready to answer questions from taxpayers and make it easier and quicker for them to file their 2022 income tax and benefit return.

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12-02-2023 07:29:58pm

What's new and what to remember when filing your taxes in Manitoba this year

Tax season is upon Manitoba residents and the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is getting ready to answer questions from taxpayers and make it easier and quicker for them to file their 2022 income tax and benefit return.

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12-02-2023 05:45:34pm

What's new and what to remember when filing your taxes in Alberta this year

Tax season is upon Alberta residents and the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is getting ready to answer questions from taxpayers and make it easier and quicker for them to file their 2022 income tax and benefit return.

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13-01-2023 05:00:00pm

Update on Collective Bargaining

The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) values the important role its employees play from across the country in delivering services to Canadians.

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12-12-2022 03:15:00pm

Lower-income renters in Canada can now apply for a one-time $500 top-up to the Canada Housing Benefit

For many Canadians, rising inflation and the high cost of living have made it even more challenging to find a safe and affordable place to call home.

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06-12-2022 05:13:19pm

Statement by the Minister of National Revenue, the Honourable Diane Lebouthillier and Minister and of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion, the Honourable Carla Qualtrough on the Auditor General of Canada (OAG)’s performance audit of Specific COVID-19 Benefits

Following the tabling of the 2022 Fall Reports of the Auditor General of Canada, the Minister of National Revenue, the Honourable Diane Lebouthillier and the Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion, the Honourable Carla Qualtrough issued the following statement in response to the report entitled "Office of the Auditor General Performance Audit of COVID-19 Benefits", which included recommendations for Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) and the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA).

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05-12-2022 03:43:28pm

The Government of Canada launches formal consultations to streamline reporting of payroll information 

The Government of Canada is committed to refining the way it delivers programs and services to Canadians and modernizing how businesses provide payroll information to the federal government, while protecting their personal information.

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02-12-2022 06:19:14pm

Canada Revenue Agency’s Disability Advisory Committee submits 10 recommendations in its third annual report

The Canada Revenue Agency’s (CRA) Disability Advisory Committee (DAC) released its 2022 annual report today.

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30-11-2022 09:35:14pm

Applications for the new Canada Dental Benefit are now open!

Seeing a dental care professional is important not only for oral health, but for overall health.

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18-11-2022 07:05:27pm

Minister of National Revenue announces the participation of Nunavut and Ontario in the organ and tissue donation service offering

Since the unanimous adoption of Bill C-210, the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) has been working with provinces and territories so that Canadians can indicate their desire to receive information about becoming an organ and tissue donor from their provincial or territorial government.

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26-10-2022 11:44:48am

New members appointed to the Advisory Committee on the Charitable Sector

Today, the Honourable Diane Lebouthillier, Minister of National Revenue, announced the updated membership for the Advisory Committee on the Charitable Sector (ACCS).

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14-10-2022 02:24:27pm

Minister of National Revenue announces more support for organizations that help improve access to benefits and credits

Whether it’s the Canada Child Benefit, the GST/HST credit, or the Climate Action Incentive, benefits and credits continue to be central to helping Canadians with the cost of living by making life more affordable.

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30-08-2022 06:54:57pm

New members appointed to the Advisory Committee for persons with disabilities

Today, the Honourable Diane Lebouthillier, Minister of National Revenue, announced the appointment of six new members to the Disability Advisory Committee (DAC).

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05-08-2022 06:44:05pm

Approximately $1.4 billion in uncashed cheques is sitting in the Canada Revenue Agency’s coffers

The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) has approximately $1.4 billion in cheques that have gone uncashed over the years.

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27-06-2022 09:30:45pm

Minister of National Revenue publishes Canada’s first overall tax gap report

Today, the Honourable Diane Lebouthillier, Minister of National Revenue, is building on her commitment to study Canada’s tax gap by publishing Canada’s first overall tax gap report.

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28-06-2022 11:49:40am

Overall Federal Tax Gap Report and Tax Gap Methodological Annex

The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) has published a series of reports on Canada's tax gap.

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