Infographic on how to file a tax return

This infographic describes the different ways you can file a tax return.

To file your taxes online, you can access the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) website and use NETFILE. If you want to file your taxes by mail, you can get forms from the post office, local tax service office or download them from the CRA website.

How to file your tax return

You can also visit the CRA website for information about your filing options or contact a community agency for help filing your return.

For More Information

  • Newcomers to Canada - This guide is for first time tax filers in Canada. It will help you determine if you are a resident for tax purposes, which is not the same as residency for immigration purposes. From the CRA.
  • Frequently Asked Questions about Individual Taxation - Information and answers about tax rates and how to file your return. From the CRA.
  • Ontario Tax Credits and Benefits - Learn about the different tax credits and benefits you can get to help you with living costs when you file your income tax return. From the Ministry of Finance.
Last updated: August 25, 2017 4006287