Three red alerts from The Canada Revenue Agency

The Canada Revenue Agency reminds Canadians to beware of phishing schemes:

  1. Security
  2. Samples of Fraudulent Emails
  3. Beware of Phishing Schemes

CRA Alert: “Life events: What you need to know when your marital status changes”

Did you know?
If your marital status changes, it’s important to let the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) know as soon as possible.

Important facts:

 Getting married

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CRA Update: Businesses – Tax information newsletter, Issue: 2013-01

1- Beware of fraudulent communications

Occasionally, taxpayers may receive, either by telephone, mail, or email, a communication that claims to be from the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) but is NOT. In all these cases, the communication requests personal information, such as a social insurance, credit card, bank account, and passport numbers, from the taxpayer. These fraudulent communications are also referred to as scams or phishing.

2 – Deal with your tax affairs – online!

If you need to do business with the CRA, why not do it when it’s convenient for you? Need to file your return? Make a payment? Change your address? You can do all this and more from the comfort of your home, thanks to the CRA’s secure and easy-to-use electronic services.

3 – Hiring credit for small business (HCSB)

The latest federal budget proposes to expand and extend the HCSB for 2013.

4 – Information for small businesses and self-employed

Are you starting a new small business in Canada? Are you operating one already? Then this section of our website is for you. It will introduce you to the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) programs you need to know about, and give an overview of your obligations and entitlements under the laws that we administer.

5 – Video: Enhancing Service to Businesses

The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is making it easier for businesses to do business with new and enhanced resources and tools.