Tag Archives: Tax season 2018

Tax tips principal residence

New starting 2016: if you sold your principal residence, you have to report the sale on Schedule 3 and Form T2091. You do not have to pay tax on any gain from the sale because of the principal residence exemption. Change in usage from principal residence to rental or business is deemed disposition and has to be reported.  There is a penalty for non reporting.

Principal residence reporting

Fir more details please see the link to CRA website:

https://www.canada.ca/en/revenue-agency/services/tax/individuals/topics/about-your-tax-return/tax-return/completing-a-tax-return/personal-income/line-127-capital-gains/principal-residence-other-real-estate.html

 

CRA scams increase as tax season started

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Tax season has started and as Canadians prepare to fill out their forms, officials are urging people to be cautious of Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) scams that are already on the rise.

According to Ottawa police, these scams happen all year, but there’s usually an increase in complaints starting in March until the end of April because scammers target people during tax season.