Some articles for those of us who dislike reading about taxes as much as paying them. Just the most important rules, regulations, and strategies to keep your tax bill as low as possible, and nothing else.

How to File Taxes Online for Free in Canada

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Learn how to take advantage of the ease of paperless fee-free online filing, providers of which have multiplied over the last few years.

Tax Brackets Canada 2021

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So you know there are tax brackets in Canada—but what are they this year? Wonder no more; we've got you covered. Click here to learn everything you need to know about income tax in Canada.

Capital Gains Tax — Canada 2021

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If you're hearing about capital gains and have a capital headache trying to figure it out — you've come to the right place. Here’s what you need to know about capital gains and losses and how they are taxed in Canada.

The Ultimate Guide to T4 Slips

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The T4 is the king of the jungle of tax slips. This quick guide will provide all the essential T4 info you’ll need about the famous T4 statement of income paid and taxes withheld.

An Overview of Form T4A

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A T4 is an income statement used for tax purposes. This guide explains how the T4 details income you’ve received not captured on other tax slips, such as pension and annuities.

A Guide To Form T2200

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If you’re an employee and hope to deduct work expenses, you’ll absolutely need to your employer to provide Form T2200. This quick guide will provide all the essential T2200 info you’ll need.

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CERB Tax Rules For 2021

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Although many Canadians have taken advantage of the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) during the COVID-19 pandemic, certain tax rules still apply.

Canadian Tax Return Checklist

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Here's a handy checklist to make sure you don't miss anything while filing your Canadian tax return.

Best Tax Software in Canada

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Increasingly, more and more people are turning to online tax preparation software that does most of the heavy lifting for you. Below, we’ve selected the most popular tax software available in Canada.

Is CERB taxable? The Ultimate Guide to CERB Tax

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Will you have to pay taxes on the $2000 monthly emergency payment given by the Canadian government during the Covid-19 pandemic?

4 tax tips for students

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Check out our tips on how to reduce your tax bill as a student.

How to file a tax return for the first time

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Filing a tax return for the first time? We'll tell you all you need to know.