Your first income tax and benefit return

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This is a video introduction, part of the Canada Revenue Agency’s Newcomers to Canada and the Canadian Tax System video.

In this video, the expert answered following questions:

  1. Does a newcomer have to report or file an income tax and benefit return even if they did not live in Canada all year?
  2. Since a newcomer arrived in Canada, he/she has had no income? Does he/she have to file a return?
  3. Which tax and benefit package should a newcomer use?
  4. Where can a newcomer get a general income tax and benefit return?
  5. What information does a newcomer need to include on his/her first income tax return?

For information about the Canadian Tax System, please visit this link.