Do you want to know what child and family benefits you may be able to get and how many you may get? The Canada Revenue Agency provides an online child and family benefits calculator. The reliability of the results depends on the accuracy of information you input. Web link: Child and Family Benefits Calculator – CRA
People living in Canada pay taxes to support things like roads, schools, and healthcare. Taxes are also used to help people in need, such as low income families, students, seniors, or people with disabilities. Learn more about the Canadian Tax System.
The Canada Revenue Agency has launched the 2018 tax filing season on February 26, 2018. Most Canadian income tax and benefit returns for 2017 are due on April 30, 2018. If you or your spouse or common-law partner is self-employed, you have until June 15, 2018.
Canada’s 2018 Federal Budget titled “Equality + Growth, A strong Middle Class” was released on Feb 27, 2018. One of its major themes is to boost productivity and adapt to changing demographics by bringing more women into the workforce. To learn more, read the full Budget Plan online.
Alberta’s new Employment Standards Code came into effect on Jan 1, 2018. Changes affected unpaid job protected leaves, youth employment, daily breaks, general holiday pay, and overtime.