Learn About Canadian Taxes and Tax Benefits
CRA Resources for Newcomers to Canada
Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) has developed resources to support newcomers to Canada — sign up for a webinar, or check out videos, factsheets and infographics. Some resources are available in multiple languages.
In Canada, everyone needs to file an individual income tax return by April 30th each year. The income tax return for the 2022 tax year must be filed by 30 April 2023.
Resources produced by Canada Revenue Agency can help you understand the Canadian tax system better so you can file your income tax correctly, and take advantage of tax benefits that apply to you.
New to Canada? Learn about the benefits of doing your taxes
This interactive webinar will cover:
- Canada's tax system
- Canada child benefit (CCB)
- GST/HST credit
- ways to do your taxes, free tax help, and other CRA services
You will be able to ask questions during the event.Register
If you missed a webinar or can't make the broadcast, you can find past webinar recordings on Canada.ca. Past webinar topics have included scam awareness, the disability tax credit, and more.
Resources in a variety of languages
Video: Benefits and Credits for Newcomers to Canada - available in Arabic, Cantonese, English, Farsi, French, Hindi, Mandarin, Punjabi, Russian, Spanish, Tagalog, Ukrainian, and Urdu.
Factsheet: Newcomers - benefits and credits - available in Arabic, Dari, English, French, Pashto, Punjabi, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, and Ukrainian.
Factsheet: Canada Dental Benefit - available in Arabic, English, French, Simplified and Traditional Chinese, Hindi, Punjabi, Spanish, Tagalog, and Ukrainian.
Various resources: One-Time Top-Up to the Canada Housing Benefit — A one-time payment of $500 to help lower-income renters - available in Arabic, Cantonese, English, French, Hindi, Mandarin, Punjabi, Spanish, Tagalog, Ukrainian, and Urdu.
Infographic: Benefits and Credits for Newcomers - available in Arabic, Dari, English, French, Pashto, Punjabi, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, and Ukrainian.
Various resources: Scam and fraud - posters available in Spanish, English, Farsi, French, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Arabic, Tagalog, Punjabi, Ukrainian, and Russian.
Tax-filing season promotional kit - resources for tax-filing season.