You and your family could get money back by claiming a number of Ontario tax credits and benefits. Below you'll find out more about some of these credits. Or see the full list of credits and benefits available here.
64 or older on December 31,2014 and own your home? You could get up to $500 to help with property taxes.
65 or older? Live with a senior relative? You could get up to $1,500 to help with the cost of making your home accessible.
If you have children, you could get up to $54.10 per child for activities like painting, hockey and music lessons in 2014.
Helps low-income families with up to $1,336 for each child under 18 for the
2015-16 benefit year.
The full list of tax credits and benefits that can help you and your family lower the tax you pay or get money back.
Tax credits that can help your business lower costs, hire/train workers and compete in the marketplace.
File your tax return to find out. Even if you receive social assistance or didn’t earn income, filing a tax return could help you get money back.
It depends on the tax credit or benefit you claim and your specific situation – how much money you make, how old you are
and other factors.
It's easy to file a tax return with tax software purchased online or from a store. If you earned less than $25,000 last year, there are many free Canada Revenue Agency-approved tax software programs you can use.
To submit your forms online you need your social insurance number and date of birth.
Visit the Canada Revenue Agency website to find out how to complete and send in your tax return.
If you have a modest income, a simple tax situation and are not able to complete your tax return by yourself, you may be eligible to have your tax return completed by volunteers who work for the Community Volunteer Income Tax Program.
It may not be too late! Contact the Canada Revenue Agency at