What Income Do You Have to Report When Completing Tax Return

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For the part of the tax year that you were considered a resident of Canada

You have to report your world income. World income is income from all sources both inside and outside Canada earned after becoming a resident of Canada for income tax purposes on your Canadian tax return.

Are you a resident of Canada?
  • You become a resident of Canada for income tax purposes when you establish significant residential ties in Canada. You usually establish these ties on the date you arrive in Canada.
  • To determine if you have residential ties with Canada, follow these instructions.

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