When is my tax return due?
Canadian personal tax returns and related tax payments are due on April 30
* The 2019 return due date has been extended to June 1, 2020.
Tax returns for self-employed persons are due on June 15.
However, any amounts owing are due by April 30.
Refer to the CRA website for other due dates.
How long do I need to keep my records?
The Canada Revenue Agency requires that books and records must be retained for a period of six years from the end of the last tax year they relate to.
Refer to the CRA website for further information.
What are the federal tax brackets?
15% on the first $48,535 of taxable income, and
20.5% on the portion of taxable income over $48,535 up to $97,069 and
26% on the portion of taxable income over $97,069 up to $150,473 and
29% on the portion of taxable income over $150,473 up to $214,368 and
33% of taxable income over $214,368
Refer to the CRA website for a full list of income tax rates for individuals.
What are the provincial tax brackets for Ontario?
5.05% on the first $44,740 of taxable income
9.15% on the next $44,741-$89,482
11.16% on the next $89,483-$150,000
12.16% on the next $150,001-$220,000
13.16 % on the amount over $220,000
What documents are required to file my tax return?
Previous year's tax return and notice of assessment
Other income and expenses
Use our Tax Checklist to ensure you are not missing any documentation.
What business expenses can I claim?
Only the portion of expenses that directly relates to your business can be deducted. Personal, living, or other expenses not related to the business cannot be deducted for tax purposes.
To simplify bookkeeping, use our Categorize Business Expenses list.
Refer to the CRA website for more information on claiming business expenses.
How can I submit my documents?
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