Recent News/News Feeds

The following news feed articles are compiled from: Canada Revenue Agency - Tax Tips, Individuals Tax Information Newsletters, Business Tax Information Newsletters.


Back to school tax tips for parents - 17-SEP-18

It's that time of the year again: summer is over and your kids have gone back to school or daycare—expenses are adding up! Luckily, there are a few things you can do now to potentially get money back when you file your tax return.


Canada Revenue Agency offers taxpayer relief to Canadians affected by wildfires - 28-AUG-18
Natural disasters cause hardship for Canadians whose primary concerns in such times are for their families, homes, businesses, and communities.

Benefits being reviewed? Here’s what you need to know - 27-AUG-18

How will I know my benefits are being reviewed? You’ll get a letter and questionnaire from us. This letter will ask you to provide information so we can check to make sure the benefits or credits you’re receiving are correct.


Northern service improvement strategy - 24-AUG-18
The Minister of National Revenue and the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) have consulted territorial residents and businesses, and have heard about the challenges they face in meeting their tax obligations and receiving benefits.

Minister Lebouthillier announces the opening of three Canada Revenue Agency Northern Service Centres - 24-AUG-18
The Government of Canada is committed to ensuring that all Canadians, regardless of where they live, have access to Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) services.

Update – Minister Lebouthillier announces service improvements for Canadians in the territories - 21-AUG-18
On Friday, August 24, 2018, the Honourable Diane Lebouthillier, Minister of National Revenue, will announce improvements to the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) services available to Canadians in the Yukon, Northwest Territories, and Nunavut.

Statement by the Minister of National Revenue and the Minister of Finance on the Government's commitment to clarifying the rules governing the political activities of charities - 15-AUG-18
Today, the Honourable Diane Lebouthillier, Minister of National Revenue, and the Honourable Bill Morneau, Minister of Finance, issued the following joint statement on the Government of Canada’s commitment to clarify the rules governing the political activities of charities:

Minister Lebouthillier highlights initiatives to improve CRA services in Baie-Comeau - 27-JUL-18
Improving services at the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is a priority for the Government of Canada.

Minister Lebouthillier highlights the arrival of the enhanced Canada Child Benefit - 19-JUL-18
Helping hard-working middle class families provide the best start in life for their children is a top priority for the Government of Canada.

Minister Lebouthillier highlights second anniversary of the Canada Child Benefit - 17-JUL-18
On Thursday, July 19, 2018, the Honourable Diane Lebouthillier, Minister of National Revenue, will be in Chandler, Quebec for an announcement on the Canada Child Benefit and the Government of Canada’s help for the middle class and those working hard to join them.

Statement by the Minister of National Revenue on Canada’s successful first exchange of the Country-by-Country reporting initiative - 09-JUL-18
The Honourable Diane Lebouthillier, Minister of National Revenue, today issued the following statement on Canada’s successful first round of exchanges of Country-by-Country reports.

Tax enforcement authorities unite to combat international tax crime and money laundering - 03-JUL-18
Leaders of tax enforcement authorities from Australia, Canada, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom and the United States have established a joint operational group, the Joint Chiefs of Global Tax Enforcement (J5), to increase collaboration in the fight against international and transnational tax crime and money laundering.

Tax gap estimates in Canada - 28-JUN-18
The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is publishing a series of studies on Canada's tax gap.

Minister Lebouthillier announces the release of the Canada Revenue Agency's fourth tax gap study - 28-JUN-18
The Government of Canada is working to ensure a tax system that is fair for all Canadians. Building on that commitment, today the Honourable Diane Lebouthillier, Minister of National Revenue, announced the release of the fourth study of the tax gap in Canada which focuses on individuals’ international income tax compliance.

Improving services for businesses - 27-JUN-18

June is a busy time in the tax year for Canadian businesses. A high volume of Canadian corporations are expected to file T2 corporate returns this month. The CRA is working to reduce the time and effort it takes for businesses to manage their tax affairs by constantly improving services for them.