Category: News

Teaching students about taxes!

Who is teaching students about taxes! ? The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) has two free educator-led products for teachers to teach students about the importance of taxes and the impact taxes have on the economic and social well-being of Canadians…. {Read more}

SALT – Self-Assessment Learning Tool

SALT can help you figure out if you can claim R&D tax incentives The Canada Revenue Agency’s (CRA) SALT – Self-Assessment and Learning Tool is designed to help you understand the eligibility requirements of the Scientific Research and Experimental Development (SR&ED)… {Read more}

International Tax Evasion

Stop International Tax Evasion Program To combat unreported foreign income, the Federal Government introduced the concept that Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) will pay financial rewards to individuals who provide information on major international tax evasion. CRA could pay up to… {Read more}

2016 Maximum pensionable earnings

Canada Revenue Agency announces Maximum pensionable earnings for 2016 The Canada Revenue Agency announced today that the Maximum pensionable earnings under the Canada Pension Plan (CPP) for 2016 will be $54,900—up from $53,600 in 2015. The new ceiling was calculated… {Read more}

Free Tax Preparation Clinics

Tax preparation clinics benefit your community: Learn how you can participate Every year, the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) supports community organizations across the country as they run free tax preparation clinics. It happens in communities just like yours, through a… {Read more}

Minimum Wage Rates in Ontario

 Minimum Wage Rates Minimum wage is the lowest wage rate an employer can pay an employee. Most employees are eligible for minimum wage, whether they are full-time, part-time, casual employees, or are paid an hourly rate, commission, piece rate, flat… {Read more}

Benefit Payment Dates

Benefit payment dates for Canada child tax benefits The Canada child tax benefit is a tax-free monthly payment made to eligible families to help them with the cost of raising children under age 18. The CCTB may include the: National… {Read more}

Taxpayer service rights

As a taxpayer, you have eight service rights, outlined in the Taxpayer Bill of Rights, which govern your relationship with the CRA. The eight service rights include: the right to be treated professionally, courteously, and fairly (Article 5); the right… {Read more}