Individuals - Tax information newsletter, Issue: 2014-05

March 28, 2014

1. Making a payment

The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) offers online payment methods that make paying taxes as easy as paying your hydro or phone bill.

2. As a tradesperson, you can save on the tools you buy!

If you are an employed tradesperson, you may be able to deduct up to $500 of the cost of eligible tools you bought in 2013.

3. Caring for dependants? Depend on the family caregiver amount

If you have a dependant with a physical or mental impairment, you could be eligible to claim up to an additional $2,040 in certain non-refundable tax credits.

4. Video: What’s in it for me? – Filing your tax return

Are you a student attending a post-secondary institution? This short video will tell you everything you need to know about filing an income tax and benefit return this year.

5. Video: What’s in it for me? – Filing by yourself

Are you a student attending a post-secondary institution? Start filing your own income tax and benefit return on your own this year.


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