Individual Resources

“My Account” allows you to track your refund, view or change your return, check your benefit and credit payments, view your RRSP limit, set up direct deposit, receive online mail, and so much more.

If you are registered with My Account, you can also use Auto-fill my return when you file online using certified software.

On your mobile device? Try the MyCRA mobile app – you can securely access key parts of your tax information and manage personal details, wherever you are.


There are a number of dates during the year when returns are due to be filed or payments are due to be paid. Also, there are dates when we pay credits or benefits to you. This page gives information about these important dates.

  • Filing due dates for the 2016 tax return
  • Balance owing
  • When do you have to pay your 2017 instalments?
  • GST/HST credit: payments
  • Canada child benefit: payments
  • Important dates for RRSP, RDSP, HBP and LLP
  • Due date for paying a balance owing on a T1-OVP – Individual Income Tax Return for RRSP Excess Contributions
  • Due date for paying the balance owing on the final return of a deceased person
  • When to pay a balance due on your T3 return
  • Tax payable on TFSAs

Canadian income tax rates for individuals – current and previous years
On this page:

Tax rates for previous years (1985 to 2016)
Federal tax rates for 2017
Provincial/territorial tax rates for 2017

Tax rates for previous years (1985 to 2016)

To find income tax rates from previous years, see the General Income Tax and Benefit Package for that year. You can find the federal tax rates on Schedule 1. You will find the provincial or territorial tax rates on Form 428 for the respective province or territory (all except Quebec). To find the Quebec provincial tax rates, go to Income tax return, schedules and guide (Revenue Québec Web site).
Federal tax rates for 2017

15% on the first $45,916 of taxable income, +
20.5% on the next $45,915 of taxable income (on the portion of taxable income over $45,916 up to $91,831), +
26% on the next $50,522 of taxable income (on the portion of taxable income over $91,831 up to $142,353), +
29% on the next $60,447 of taxable income (on the portion of taxable income over $142,353 up to $202,800), +
33% of taxable income over $202,800.

The chart below reproduces the calculation of Schedule 1 of the tax package to calculate net federal tax.-

Do not feel like going to the post office to mail a cheque to the Canadian Revenue Agency then click here to pay online! CRA – My Payment

Charitable donation tax credit calculator

Use this tool to calculate your charitable donation tax credit. In the first section, calculate your federal and provincial or territorial tax credit. If you qualify, you can calculate your first-time donor’s super credit in the second section.

The calculation is based on amended legislation and is only for donations made after 2015.

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