Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) requires that eligible residents file their taxes annually by April 30. Tax preparation can at times seem complicated and overwhelming; that is why the City of Toronto would like to support Torontonians by providing a list of resources, to help them:
The Canada Revenue Agency is the government of Canada’s revenue service. The CRA is responsible for collecting taxes, enforcing tax laws and regulations, and distributing benefit programmes and tax credits. The CRA has a number of useful resources, including:
For additional information about filing your income tax, please call the CRA’s tax enquiry line at 1-800-959-8281 or visit their website.
211 is a free helpline that connects people to nearby available community programs, services and resources based on their needs. This includes helping residents locate free-of-charge tax clinics in their area that can help with filing their income tax returns. If you need support, dial 2-1-1 or visit 211toronto.ca to find a local organization that will assist you.
Toronto Public Library is hosting two live online workshops on taxes led by a representative from Canada Revenue Agency. In these 1.5-hour lessons, registered participants will learn why we pay taxes and how they are used. The course will also cover the basics of taxation, your rights and duties as a taxpayer and demonstrate how to file a tax return. People interested can register for one of the following sessions taking place on:
Please note that these sessions will be streamed live online and will not be recorded.