Your tax questions answered by CRA: January meeting follow-up

Now that they aren’t available in post offices, where can we order paper copies of tax guides or forms?
Orders placed for the 2019 Income tax package will be shipped during the week of February 17, 2020.

To order these, go to: Order forms and publications or call CRA’s General Inquires at 1-800-622-6232 TTY: 1-800-926-9105.

 

What medical expenses can I claim, and how can I maximize the tax benefits of these?
Go here for full details: medical expenses

 

Is there additional help and information for those who are self-employed  or own a small business?
Yes! The CRA offers free one-to-one visits and group seminars for small businesses and self-employed individuals across Canada through its Liaison Officer Service. You can request more information or an appointment here: Canada.ca/liaison-officer

 

Where can I get software for filing my taxes online? 
Go here to find software for filing returns: Certified software for the 2019 NETFILE program

 

Reminder from Melissa:
“As I mentioned at your meeting, through the Community Volunteer Income Tax Program, community organizations host free tax clinics, where volunteers file tax returns for eligible people. For more information go to Free tax clinics or call 1-855-516-4405.”