CRA - Are you self-employed?
Did you know?
As a self-employed
individual, you have until midnight on June15, 2012 to file your 2011
income tax and benefit return. You must pay any balance owing for 2011 on or
before April30, 2012, regardless of your filing date.
you earned self-employment income from a business you operate yourself or
with a partner, you should report it on yourgeneral income tax and
benefit return. For more information, go to www.cra.gc.ca/selfemployed.
if you are carrying on a business or engaged in a commercial activity in
Canada. The records have to provide enough detail to determine your tax
obligations and entitlements and have to be supported by original
you receive income that has no tax withheld or does not have enough tax
withheld for more than one year, you may have to pay tax by instalments.
This can happen if you receive rental, investment, or self-employment
income, certain pension payments, or income from more than one job. For
more information, go to www.cra.gc.ca/instalments.
The Canada Revenue Agency’s (CRA) online services make
filing even easier
With the CRA’s online services, you can file
your return, track your refund, and change your personal information. You can
also sign up for direct deposit to receive your refund directly into your
account at your Canadian financial institution – no more waiting for cheques to
arrive in the mail. It’s fast, easy, and secure. For more information, go to www.cra.gc.ca/getready.
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