File your tax return and you could get money back by claiming a number of Ontario tax credits and benefits that are available to a wide range of people, no matter their circumstances.
To find out if you qualify to receive money back, you have to file a tax return with the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA). The CRA is responsible for administering tax laws for the Government of Canada and for most provinces and territories. It also administers various benefit programs delivered through the tax system. The Ontario government provides tax credits and benefits to eligible families, including:
Filing your tax return before April 30 is the best way to make sure you get your benefits and payments on time. It’s just one of the ways we are supporting Ontario families, while improving schools, hospitals, public transit, roads, bridges and more, in your community.
Highlighting the importance of filing tax and benefit returns, Charles Sousa, Minister of Finance, said, “By filing a tax and benefit return, people may receive credits and benefits from the Province of Ontario that put money back into their pockets. These benefits help maintain fair and dependable support for Ontario families and provide greater opportunities for all.”
Learn what credits and benefits you and your family may be eligible for by visiting ontario.ca/taxcredits.
Try Ontario’s tax credit calculator at https://www.ontario.ca/page/tax-credit-calculator to see how much you could get back in tax credits and benefits.
File before April 30 to get your benefits on time.
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