Here is a friendly reminder from CRA……. and remember, the CRA will NOT be asking for information via email.

http://www.cra-arc.gc.ca/nwsrm/rlss/2012/m03/nr120305-eng.html

 

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Online Options for Business


February 21st, 2012

The Canada Revenue Agency has made tremendous progress over the last several years with new online options.  This is one area that has truly made life easier and more convenient.  Today, they announced a new page that groups these services together.

http://www.cra-arc.gc.ca/nwsrm/txtps/2012/tt120221-eng.html?rss

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When you are calculating a mileage claim for certain tax deductions, like medical expenses or moving expenses, you are allowed to use a simplified method to determine your mileage costs.  The simplified method lets you use a flat per-kilometre rate.

For 2011, these rates can be found here:

http://www.cra-arc.gc.ca/tx/ndvdls/tpcs/ncm-tx/rtrn/cmpltng/ddctns/lns248-260/255/rts-eng.html

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GST/HST Access Codes


January 24th, 2012

Need to file your GST/HST return and you can’t find your elusive access code?  Get a new one here:

http://www.cra-arc.gc.ca/esrvc-srvce/tx/bsnss/gsthst-tpstch-ntfl/cd-eng.html

Or better yet, sign up for the online My Business Account service, and you’ll never again need an access code.  You can file your GST/HST return from directly within the My Business Account service.

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