CRA — Income Tax Filing Information

Learn more about the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA), including income tax filing information, government-approved tax software, filing deadlines, and more.

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When can I file my 2014 taxes?

Stay tuned. Important dates for filing your taxes from the 2014 tax year will be available soon!

Important dates from the 2013 tax year:

  • February 13: First day you can use the NETFILE service
  • February 28: Your employer must send out your T4 slip by this date
  • March 1: Deadline for contributing to your RRSP
  • April 30: Your tax return must be filed on or before this date

If April 30 falls on a Saturday or a Sunday, the CRA considers your return to be on time if you file it on the next business day. 


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Before you file: what to know about CRA income tax returns.

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Life Changes, the CRA and Your Taxes

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TurboTax now features informative articles about common life changes and how they impact your taxes.

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