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Free Canadian tax software

Easily file your simple taxes online.

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TurboTax Free costs $0. File your simple Canadian tax return for free with no hidden fees.

Do your taxes easily

Follow a simple step-by-step process to fill out your return and our software does the math for you and stores your information to use on next year's return.

Auto-fill your return

Save time by importing your tax slips into your return from the CRA with Auto-fill my return.

Secure and safe

TurboTax Free protects all your personal tax info so you can file your taxes confidently.

Access to self-serve help

Browse our TurboTax Community forum 24/7 or post a tax question for our users and experts.

TurboTax Free is ideal for simple tax situations:

Employment and unemployment income

Pension income

RRSP contributions

Child care expenses

Dependent credits


Caregiver tax credit

COVID-19 benefits & re-payments

Why customers love TurboTax Free

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Questions and answers

Whether you lost your job, began working from home, or received government relief benefits (such as CERB, EI, etc.) due to COVID-19, TurboTax walks you through how to report it on your tax return. It also points out credits you might not have known you were eligible for, such as the up to $500 work from home credit (that’s really easy to claim).

Learn more about how COVID-19 is impacting this year’s taxes.

Yes. You can use TurboTax Online on any PC or Mac with a current web browser. You can also use the TurboTax mobile app for iOS and Android devices to do your taxes on your smartphone or tablet.

You can prepare up to 20 returns in your TurboTax Online account. With TurboTax Online, you pay per return and can choose to use different editions, up to a total of 20 returns.

Once you have successfully filed your tax return, and you have direct deposit set up with the CRA, you will receive your refund within 8-10 days. If you do not have direct deposit, it will take up to 6 weeks to receive a refund cheque by mail.

Yes, you can make changes to a filed tax return by filing an adjustment. The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) requires that you wait until you’ve received your Notice of Assessment (NOA) before filing an adjustment. In many cases, the CRA will catch the mismatch and automatically adjust your return for you.

Do your taxes with the TurboTax mobile app

Work on your tax return anytime, anywhere. TurboTax is available for Apple iOS and Google Android devices.