CRA update: Personal Tax Filing 2017 CRA is making it easier

It was just announced by the CRA that measures starting now are in place to help of filing taxes easier for two groups of tax filers. For these groups of individuals not only is it now more helpful but also saves them money by not needed to purchase a tax filing service or have a tax expert involved.

Individuals with low or fixed income
950,000 eligible individuals will be sent a simple way to report and submit their 2017 tax filings. Based on the communication sent out by CRA they will be able to answer a few questions over the phone and they are done.

Individuals who still submit paper forms
These individuals will now receive in the mail the complete tax package to help them complete their filings. They will not need to go to the local post office to retrieve this.

For the official release from CRA please click on this link.