Social media has always been a great way to keep in touch with family and friends, but now it’s a convenient way to get information on taxes and on government programs. Canada Revenue Agency social media channels can help you stay up-to-date about the latest news on tax benefits, credits and obligations. These channels also give you a chance to keep in touch and let them know what you think. Not sure you should follow the CRA? Here’s why you should:
- They keep you in the loop – With regular updates and timely information, they have all the latest tax-related news that you need to know. You’re mobile and so are they.
- They can help you – It’s never been easier to get tax related tips and best practices that benefit you.
- It’s convenient – Convenience is key, so they offer video highlights of hot topics covered in under five minutes, or in 140 characters or less.
- They won’t smother you – They understand your needing space. They provide just the right amount of tax updates without compromising your personal content.
- They want to hear from you – They care about what you have to say, and their social media channels offer a quick and easy way for you to share your thoughts and insights regarding Canadian tax and benefits programs and services.
Now that you’re convinced, here’s how you can stay in touch:
- Their Twitter provides you with regular tax tips, updates, and news: @CanRevAgency
- If you’re dedicated to staying in the loop on specific topics, consider subscribing to their electronic mailing list where they send important information to your inbox.
- Email too full? Add their RSS feeds to your feed reader. It provides all of the benefit with none of the hassle—add and remove feeds with a simple click.
- Their CRA channel offers many short and informative videos on multiple tax topics YouTube Channel.
- CRA Business Tax Reminders mobile app: Their mobile app makes it easy for small and medium-sized businesses to remember key due dates for payments, returns, and deadlines. The app is available on Apple iOS, Google Android and Blackberry mobile platforms. To download the app, check your preferred app store.
The protection of your privacy is a key priority for the CRA. They use their social media channels to share information with the public, not to provide personal tax or account information. You should never post your social insurance number or any other confidential information on social media sites. For more information about CRA programs and services and how you can reach them, visit www.cra.gc.ca.