Category: New Canadians – Immigrants

Are You Eligible for the Working Income Tax Benefit?

Most of us want to make sure we’re getting the maximum tax refund possible and every benefit we deserve, especially if finances are tight. So, if you’re asking yourself if you’re eligible for the Working Income Tax Benefit, you’re in the right place. The… Continue Reading “Are You Eligible for the Working Income Tax Benefit?”

Taking some time off to parent? Here’s how your taxes could change

Whether you have a bun in the oven, a new baby at home or are getting ready to adopt, you’re no doubt excited for this big change. Since your little addition comes with the new job of parenting, it’s no surprise that there will… Continue Reading “Taking some time off to parent? Here’s how your taxes could change”

Can I Claim a Family Member on My Taxes if They Don’t Live Here?

So, you’re living and working in Canada, but you might have a child or family member that you’re supporting who’s still living back home, outside of Canada. We know the distance must be tough, and you might be wondering whether or not you’re able… Continue Reading “Can I Claim a Family Member on My Taxes if They Don’t Live Here?”

Yours, Mine and Ours: Tax Guide for Blended Families

If you went from being a single parent family to a Brady Bunch gang, you’ve already learned that adjusting to a new family dynamic isn’t always easy – especially in the case of blended families. Your tax return has also changed. What used to… Continue Reading “Yours, Mine and Ours: Tax Guide for Blended Families”

9 Tax Tips for Single Parents

Raising a child on your own is a big job! Managing a family is a lot of work, so when it comes to your tax bill, there’s a few ways the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) helps out with expenses. We know it takes a… Continue Reading “9 Tax Tips for Single Parents”