Video: How to Create My Account with the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA)

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Welcome to Newcomer LearningHub! In this short video, let’s learn about a security online portal that helps you manage your tax affairs — My Account! Topics covered in this video include: What is My Account? What are the advantages of using My Account? Steps to follow when registering for My Account. * Special note: If you are a newcomer to …

Property Assessment Customer Review Period Deadline Approaching

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All Calgary property owners must pay their fair share of property taxes. How much tax to pay is closely related to the value of your property. The City of Calgary assesses your property once a year to make sure its value reflects the market value for property as of July 1 of the previous year. Once the assessment for your …

Video: Tax-Free Savings Account (TFSA)

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Welcome to Newcomer LearningHub! In this short video, let’s learn about Tax-Free Savings Accounts (TFSA)! Topics covered in this video include: Tax-free savings account (TFSA) Who can open a TFSA? Types of TFSAs How to open a TFSA? Types of permitted investments TFSA contribution room Find out about your TFSA contribution room information in one of the following ways: My Account for Individuals. MyCRA …

Free CRA Webinars in March

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As the 2021 tax season is in full swing, join the Canada Revenue Agency’s Outreach Team for a series of free webinars Tuesdays in March from 1pm to 2 pm. Outreach officers from the Canada Revenue Agency will share information on the following topics: March 9: Benefits and Credits: The GST credit, Canada Child Benefit, Child Disability Benefit, Canada Workers …

Register for My Account – Canada Revenue Agency

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My Account is a secure portal that lets you view your personal income tax and benefit information and manage your tax affairs online. To register for My Account, go to canada.ca/my-cra-account and select “CRA register.” * Note that before you can use this option to register, you must have filed your income tax and benefit return for the current tax year or …

How COVID-19 Benefits Impact Your 2020 Taxes

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Received COVID-19 benefits in 2020? They are considered to be taxable incomes: Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) Canada Emergency Student Benefit (CESB) Canada Recovery Benefit (CRB) Canada Recovery Sickness Benefit (CRSB) Canada Recovery Caregiving Benefit (CRCB)  Learn where to get tax slips for the 2021 tax season. If you received the CERB or CESB, no tax was withheld when payments …

Tax Slips for 2020 Taxes

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Where do you get your tax slips? Tax slips are prepared by your employer, your pension providers or financial institutions. If you’ve lost a slip or haven’t received one, ask your employer/payer for it. 🎥 Watch this short video to learn the basics of filing personal income tax return in Canada! For COVID-19 benefits recipients, you will receive a T4A …

CRA Mobile Web Apps

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The Canada Revenue Agency has a series of mobile web apps to help individuals and business owners receive updates on their benefits and credits. Mobile web apps are NOT mobile applications, but websites designed to resemble the feel of smartphone apps. MyCRA Available: web securely access key portions of your tax information pay your tax balance owing MyBenefits CRA Available: …

Video: Things You Need to Know about Filing Income Tax Returns

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Welcome to Newcomer LearningHub! In this short video, let’s learn about: filing personal income tax returns in Canada! Topics covered in this video include: Why do we pay income tax? What are the benefits of paying income tax? Who are required to pay income tax? What documents and receipts should you prepare before hand? Where to get free support for …