Apply for the Tax Instalment Payment Plan (TIPP)

Michelle Mak Finance, Newcomer Information

What is the Tax Instalment Payment Plan (TIPP)? TIPP is a popular program that allows you to pay your property tax​ on a monthly basis instead of one payment in June. The payment automatically comes out of your chequing account the first day of every month. TIPP makes budgeting easier and eliminates the risk of a 3.5% late payment penalty. In response …

Property Tax Extension 2020

Michelle Mak Daily Life, Finance, Newcomer Information

The City of Calgary has created measures to help citizens and businesses in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Measures include help with property tax bills, which will still be mailed by the end of May 2020; however, two new relief measures were approved to provide flexibility for property owners: The tax payment deadline has been extended from June 30 to …

Income Tax Deadline Extension

Michelle Mak Newcomer Information, Updates

The CRA is extending the payment due date for 2019 individual tax returns and 2019 or 2020 corporation, or trust returns, as well as for instalment payments, from September 1, 2020, to September 30, 2020. Although there has been an extension, the CRA encourages everyone to file their income tax returns as soon as possible, even though payment deadlines are …