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Explanation of T4 tax slips for employment income for taxpayers to use for their Canadian income tax returns.
Look up postal codes for Canada using street addresses. Find out what the format means, and where to place them in address labels.
Explanation of T5 tax slips for investment income issued to taxpayers to use when completing their Canadian income tax returns.
What you need to know to file your Canadian income taxes - information you need to have, ways to file and pay your taxes, and where to get help.
How to view and update your personal EI, CPP and OAS files online using a My Service Canada Account.
How to get a Canadian income tax package - online, by mail, by phone or in person.
Explanation of T4A tax slips for pension, retirement, annuity and other income.
When and how to check on the status of your Canadian income tax refund and what might be holding it up.
Description of a T4A income tax information slip in Canada.
The legal age at which you can buy and drink alcohol in each of the provinces and territories of Canada.
Use these official postal abbreviations of provinces and territories in Canada on mail to and in Canada.
Most Canadians can now file their income taxes online. It's quick. It's easy. And if the government owes you money, you'll get your refund faster.
The capital cities of Canada - the national capital and capital cities of the provinces and territories of Canada.
The hourly minimum wage in Canada in each of the provinces and territories.
Where to get application forms for Canadian passports.
If you're in Canada and shopping online at U.S. stores, don't let hidden costs catch you by surprise. Here's what to watch for.
Check the current rates for sales taxes (GST, PST and HST) in each of the provinces and territories in Canada.
Description of a T4 income tax information slip in Canada.
Description of the Canada Revenue Agency or CRA and what it does.
Canadian Confederation took place in 1867, and originally included four provinces. There are now 10 provinces and three territories in Canada.
Common T4 and other income tax slips issued for Canadian taxpayers to use when filing their Canadian income tax returns.
My Account, a Canada Revenue Agency service, provides online access to your personal income tax information.
Customs regulations and duty-free allowances for visitors bringing alcohol into Canada.
Explanation of T3 tax slips for mutual funds and trust income for taxpayers to use when completing their Canadian income tax returns.
The responsibilities of the Prime Minister of Canada, the most powerful role in Canadian politics.
Each year there is a limit on how much you can contribute to your RRSPs without tax implications. Here's how to find your RRSP contribution limit.
Description of a T5 income tax information slip in Canada.
The age of majority in Canada is the age at which a person is considered by law to be an adult. It is either 18 or 19 depending on the province or territory.
Definition of legal minimum age to buy tobacco products as determined by individual provinces and territories in Canada.
Contact information for the Canadian embassy in Washington, DC, and Canadian consulates in the United States.
Explanation of T4A(P) tax slips for Canada Pension Plan benefits issued to taxpayers to use when completing their Canadian income tax returns.
You can file your taxes by mail, online, or by using a service provider. Select the method that suits you best.
Customs exemptions for Canadian residents bringing goods into Canada increased June 1, 2012.
Canadian Employment Insurance and types of unemployment benefits in Canada.
Explanation of T4A(OAS) tax slips for old age security income for Canadian taxpayers.
Simple step-by-step instructions on applying for your old age security pension in Canada
Customs regulations and duty-free allowances for returning canadian residents bringing alcohol into Canada.
A NETFILE access code is no longer required to use NETFILE to file your Canadian income taxes online.
The outbreak of swine flu in humans in Mexico has spread to the United States and Canada. Learn about swine flu symptoms and precautions.
Explanation of T4E tax slips for Employment Insurance benefits for taxpayers to use when completing their Canadian income tax returns.
If you withdraw money from your RRSP, you can expect to receive a T4RSP tax slip at income tax time. Here's how to handle it.
Explanation of income tax information slips issued to taxpayers to use when completing their Canadian income tax returns.
Here's where to get help with specific questions you have about your Canadian income taxes.
Be sure to inform the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) when you move, so benefit payments and refunds are not disrupted.
Free clinics help prepare Canadian income tax returns for those with a low income and a simple tax situation.
How to apply online for Canadian employment insurance.
Changes in the Canada Pension Plan (CPP) make it important to assess your own circumstances and make an informed decision about when to apply for it.
Customs regulations for bringing alcohol into Canada.
Get fast access to some of your basic Canadian personal income tax and benefit account information with this CRA service.
If you are a first-time home buyer in Canada, you could be eligible for a non-refundable tax credit of $750.
Timeline of the history of the death penalty in Canada and the gradual abolition of capital punishment.
The Canadian government raises the eligible age for Old Age Security benefits to age 67, but gives plenty of notice.
If you need to make changes to your Canadian income tax return, here's how to do it online and by mail.
Description of a T3 income tax information slip in Canada.
Things you need to know to apply for the Canada Pension Plan retirement pension.
The Home Buyers Plan lets Canadian residents use their RRSPs to help pay for a first home without tax consequences.
The Bank of Canada holds money from dormant accounts in Canada. You can search for unclaimed bank balances and claim funds that are yours, for free.
If you file your tax return late, you may be charged both a penalty and interest. Even if you can't pay the balance due, file your taxes on time.
The name Canada was first used by Jacques Cartier in 1535. It wasn't the only name considered by the Fathers of Confederation in 1867 though.
How to stay clear of duties and taxes when mailing gifts to Canada.
A variety of different ways for you to choose how to pay the balance owing on your Canadian income taxes.
How to read PDF files. Canada Online.
How to arrange direct deposit with the Canada Revenue Agency so Canadian tax payments are deposited directly into your bank account.
Customs regulations and duty-free allowances for returning Canadian residents bringing tobacco into Canada.
Appointment and role of the Governor General of Canada, the representative of the Queen in Canada.
This federal government program provides money for eligible low-income seniors in Canada to supplement their Old Age Security (OAS) pensions.
In 1915, the second Battle of Ypres established the reputation of the Canadians as a fighting force as they held their ground against chlorine gas attacks.
How to get an application and apply for a temporary resident visa for Canada.
Take the best advantage you can of the tax break you get with Registered Retirement Savings Plans (RRSPs) while you save for your retirement.
Provincial premiers in Canada are the heads of government in the provinces, and they have the responsibilities to go with that leadership role.
On April 1, 2014, the salaries of Canadian members of parliament went up 2.2 percent.
The role and responsibilities of Canadian members of parliament.
Rules and filing claimants reports to receive Employment Insurance benefits when you're unemployed in Canada.
In the Persons Case in the 1920s, five Alberta women fought and won a legal and political battle to have women recognized as persons under the BNA Act.
Description of the Old Age Security pension in Canada.
How, where and when to submit applications for employment insurance in Canada.
Ontario combines its provincial sales tax and the federal goods and services tax to create a single harmonized sales tax (HST).
The basics on temporary work permits for foreign workers in Canada: who needs a temporary work permit, how to apply for one, and how they work.
To find out the status of your Canadian immigration application, try the Client Application Status online service from Citizenship and Immigration Canada.
Canadian Nellie McClung championed the vote for women and temperance, and was key in the fight for women to be recognized as persons in the Persons Case.
Definition and origin of the name of the province of Nova Scotia, Canada.
This Canadian non-refundable tax credit lets you claim $500 per child in eligible fees to encourage their physical activity.
Key facts about the province of Quebec, Canada - geography, government and industry.
The collision of two ships in Halifax Harbour during World War I caused the world's largest man-made explosion before the nuclear age.
How to apply for a Canadian Permanent Resident Card or renew your Canadian Permanent Resident Card.
Definition of an election riding in Canada
Fact sheets on the provinces and territories of Canada - geography, government and industry.
Learn about the role of the Prime Minister of Canada, the current Prime Minister of Canada and Canadian prime ministers in history.
Social activist Emily Murphy was the first woman police magistrate in Canada. She led the fight for women to be recognized as persons in the Persons Case.
French navigator Jacques Cartier explored the east coast of Canada and the St. Lawrence River and was responsible for naming Canada.
Description of a T4RSP income tax information slip in Canada.
Customs regulations for bringing tobacco into Canada.
The British North America Act, now called the Constitution Act 1867, is one of the base documents of the Canadian constitution.
Contact information to write, phone or fax Stephen Harper, the Prime Minister of Canada.
When you move, you can change your Canadian mailing address online using a Web tool from Canada Post.
Description of a T4E income tax information slip in Canada.
Definition of the harmonized sales tax or HST in Canada.
Definition of the goods and services tax or GST in Canada.
This non-refundable tax credit encourages a wide range of activities that help a child's development and complements the Children's Fitness Tax Credit.
Definition and origin of the name of the Canadian province of Saskatchewan.
Description of Canadian income tax information slips.
When to use your Canadian Social Insurance Number and protecting your privacy in Canada.
The first Prime Minister of Canada and a Father of Confederation, Sir John A. Macdonald combined a vision of Canada with alcoholism.
A massive general strike crippled the city of Winnipeg in the summer of 1919. Government reaction was aggressive and the workers gained little.
Simple step-by-step instructions on replacing a lost or stolen Canadian passport
Canadian senators review legislation, act as watchdogs on the federal government and represent regional constituents.
What an order in council in Canada is, how orders in council are issued, and what they are used for.
A simple explanation of the basics of federal elections in Canada.
A founding province of Canada, Nova Scotia is nearly surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean, and is known for high tides, lobster, fish, blueberries and apples.
From 1885 to 1923 Chinese immigration to Canada was discouraged by a head tax, and then by the Canadian Chinese Exclusion Act.
Understanding the law in Canada on the age of consent for sexual activity.
Customs regulations for reporting money at the Canadian border, when you either enter or leave Canada.
Key facts about the city of Edmonton, Alberta, including population, municipal government, Edmonton attractions and the weather.
The Canadian Forces are looking for thousands of recruits in nearly all careers.
Key facts about the province of British Columbia, Canada - geography, government and industry.
Read up on the background, politics and accomplishments of the men and woman who have held the position of Prime Minister of Canada since 1867.
Step by step instructions on how to apply to become a Canadian citizen
Canada Pension Plan - definition of the Canada Pension Plan or CPP in Canada.
Key facts about Ottawa, the capital city of Canada, including population, government, attractions and the weather.
Member of the legislative assembly - definition of member of the legislative assembly or MLA in Canada.
Index to Canadian embassies and consulates online - Web sites, street addresses and phone and fax numbers.
Canada Post volunteers help Santa answer his mail with the Write to Santa program. Includes tips for teachers.
Key facts about the province of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada - geography, government and industry.
Key facts about the province of Alberta, Canada - geography, government and industry.
Key facts about the province of Ontario, Canada - geography, government and industry.
House of Commons - definition of House of Commons in Canada.
Definition and origin of the name of the province of Ontario Canada
Explanation of T4RIF tax slips for Registered Retirement Income Fund (RRIF) income.
Biography, professional and political background of Stephen Harper, Prime Minister of Canada and Leader of the Conservative Party of Canada.
Find information on ridings and electoral districts for federal elections in Canada.
Key facts about the province of Saskatchewan, Canada - geography, government and industry.
Michaelle Jean was appointed Governor General of Canada in 2005, becoming the first black Canadian Governnor General.
Arguments over strategy, heavy rains and mud marked the World War I Battle of Passchendaele, in which 15,000 Canadians died or were wounded.
Canadian federal government regulations give access to medical marijuana for the seriously ill.
It wasn't until 1965 that Canada had its own national flag. Learn about the controversy surrounding its design and the symbolism of the maple leaf flag.
The definition of official languages in Canada.
Key facts about the province of Prince Edward Island, Canada - geography, government and industry.
Secure ID cards for Canadian permanent residents replace the old paper IMM 1000 document.
Description of a T4RIF income tax information slip in Canada.
Key facts about Manitoba, the province right in the centre of Canada.
Definition and origin of the name of the province of Manitoba, Canada.
Key facts about Halifax, Nova Scotia, including population, Halifax regional government, Halifax attractions and the weather.
Definition of a majority government in Canada.
Mackenzie King was the longest-serving Prime Minister of Canada and introduced many of Canada's social welfare policies. Bland in public, he had a quirky spiritual side.
Government regulations for child car seats and seat belts in Canada, including installation, tips and safety alerts.
Tommy Douglas was an inspiring leader, as a Baptist minister, as Premier of Saskatchewan and as the first leader of the New Democratic Party.
Contact information for the Canadian embassy in the Philippines.
Description of Question Period in House of Commons and legislative assemblies in Canada.
Voters lists and the Permanent Register of Electors for provincial elections in Ontario, Canada.
The representatives of British North America colonies who attended the three major conferences on Canadian Confederation.