Individuals – Tax information newsletter, Issue: 2012

March 23, 2012

Video: Preparing your income tax and benefit return

In this video series, we will provide general information on preparing and filing an income tax and benefit return.

What’s new – your 2011 income tax and benefit return

You may be able to take advantage of new incentives or changes to existing credits, deductions, benefits, and services when filing your 2011 return.

Plan ahead and register for My Account now to get your CRA security code

You can access your tax and benefit information securely using My Account. You will need a CRA security code to register for this service but, once registered, you’ll be able to track your refund, view your RRSP limit, view or change your return, and more.

The Canada Revenue Agency does not request personal information by email

Did you receive an email from the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) asking you for personal information or to click on a link to get your refund?

The CRA does not ask for personal information of any kind by email. Even though these emails can look real, they do not come from the CRA. They are “phishing” scams that contain special coding or downloadable forms that are designed to steal your personal or financial information.

Get all your T4 information online

Are you waiting for that final T4 slip to file your income tax and benefit return? My Account users can get their T4 information online, at their convenience, and no longer need to wait to receive their slips in the mail. Not a My Account user yet? Sign up today for access to your tax and benefit information online during tax-filing season and throughout the year.


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