Feds promise free, automatic tax returns — a change that could send benefits to thousands
The federal government says it will soon introduce a free, automatic tax filing system for simple returns — a policy change meant to provide government benefits to qualified people who don't collect them now because they skip filing their taxes.
The promise — a one-line commitment buried in the 6,783-word speech from the throne — could help hundreds of thousands of low- and fixed-income Canadians access benefits that are only paid to people who file tax returns.
Original Article Source Credits: CBC News , https://www.cbc.ca/
Article Written By: John Paul Tasker
Original Article Posted on: Sep 27, 2020
Link to Original Article: https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/free-automatic-tax-returns-benefits-1.5739678