How do I contact CRA by phone?
(800) 959-8281Canada Revenue Agency / Customer service
How do I change my marital status CRA?
You can tell the CRA about your new marital status and the date of the change by using one of the following options:
- use the “Change my marital status” service in My Account.
- select “Marital status” in the MyBenefits CRA or MyCRA mobile apps.
- call 1-800-387-1193.
- send us a completed Form RC65, Marital Status Change.
What is Form RC65?
RC65 Marital Status Change – Canada.ca.
When can you apply for CERS?
Claim periods 1 to 14: Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy (CERS) was the first rent subsidy. CERS started with claim period 1 on September 27, 2020 and ended with claim period 14 on October 23, 2021. Claim periods 15 to 21: There are no claim period numbers 15 through 21 for rent subsidies.
Can I talk to CRA in person?
Hopping on a phone call with a CRA agent is a great way to quickly resolve a problem, but it isn’t the only way to connect with them. Another option is contacting them via standard mail or you can visit a CRA agent in-person at the closest tax services office.
Is CRA call Centre open?
Telephone agents will be available: Monday to Friday: 8 am to 8 pm (local time) Saturday: 9 am to 5 pm (local time)
What happens if you lie about your marital status on your taxes?
The result is that your entire return could be flawed. The bigger problem is, of course, that by choosing the wrong filing status, you’re lying on the return. If you’re found out, you’ll have to repay the tax that you should have paid if you had filed properly. You’ll also likely have to pony up penalty and interest.
Do I have to claim common-law on my taxes Canada?
Unlike in other countries such as the United States, Canadian tax rules do not allow spouses or common-laws to file joint income tax returns. Each Canadian files their own tax return and indicates their marital status on the return, and who they are married to / living with.
Who qualifies for CERS?
As a business, charity, or non-profit in Canada who was affected by the COVID-19 pandemic between September 27, 2020, and October 23, 2021, you may have been eligible for the CERS.
Can a landlord apply for CERS?
Tenants whose landlords applied for CECRA are still eligible for CERS.
What is the best time to call CRA?
between 8am – 5:30pm
Call times are between 8am – 5:30pm The best times to contact the CRA are usually early morning or late afternoons. Lunch time (approximately noon) can be quite busy for the CRA as many are calling on their work breaks. At this moment, wait times can exceed more than one hour at this time.
Can I go to CRA in-person?
The COVID-19 pandemic is affecting everyone, including small businesses and self-employed individuals. While we have temporarily suspended all in-person visits and seminars for safety reasons, liaison officers (LOs) are currently available by phone or videoconference.
What happens if I accidentally filed single instead of married?
You must submit Form 1040X, which is an amended return. You can change your filing status on this form, report your same income, then take any tax credits or deductions you qualify for under your new filing status. You have three years to amend your return, beginning from the tax due date.
Can I file single if I am married but not living together?
Or can I file single. If you are still legally married you cannot file as Single. You can file as Married Filing Joint (even if you are not living together but both must agree), Married Filing Separate, or if you qualify Head of Household.
How does CRA know if you are common-law?
Living common-law means that you are living in a conjugal relationship with a person who is not your married spouse, and at least one of the following conditions applies: This person has been living with you in a conjugal relationship for at least 12 continuous months.