Canada Revenue Agency

Canada Revenue Agency

March 05, 2015 15:24 ET

Mark Your Calendars! Canada Revenue Agency Invites Students to its Second Annual Tweet Chat

Find out what's in it for students this tax filing season-benefits, credits, online filing, new online services and so much more

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - March 5, 2015) - Canada Revenue Agency

The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) invites students to participate in the CRA's second annual tweet chat on March 12, 2015. High-school and post-secondary students from across Canada and abroad can get answers to real-time questions about benefits, tax credits, new services, and filing online from CRA subject-matter experts on Twitter (@CanRevAgency).

When: Thursday, March 12, 2015, from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. (Eastern Time)

Where: Follow and use #StudentsAskCRA on Twitter to participate

The CRA is always improving and adding to its suite of secure online services to help Canadians manage their tax affairs. New services introduced in 2015 include online mail in My Account and the brand new MyCRA mobile app for individuals.

For more information about the tweet chat and to see the tweet chat terms of use, go to www.cra.gc.ca/youth.

Multimedia

What's in it for me? Filing your tax return

Online Mail

MyCRA

Quick Facts

  • In 2013, over 1.67 million filers took advantage of the tuition, education, and textbook amounts.
  • Online mail is a faster way to receive some tax-related correspondence in My Account, the CRA's secure online portal.
  • Through the new MyCRA mobile app, you can check the status of your return, your notice of assessment, your RRSP and TFSA contribution room, and more - wherever you are, on your mobile device.
  • CRA online services use the same high level of online security that is used by Canadian financial institutions for online banking.

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Associated Links

www.cra.gc.ca/youth

www.cra.gc.ca/getready

www.cra.gc.ca/teachtax

www.cra.gc.ca/loginservices

www.cra.gc.ca/myaccount

www.cra.gc.ca/mobileapps

www.twitter.com/canrevagency

www.youtube.com/canrevagency

Stay connected

To receive updates when new information is added to our website, you can:

Follow the CRA on Twitter - @CanRevAgency.

Subscribe to a CRA electronic mailing list.

Add our RSS feeds to your feed reader.

You can also watch our tax-related videos on YouTube.

Images are available at the following address: http://media3.marketwire.com/docs/Tweet_Chat_995560a2.pdf

Contact Information

  • Philippe Brideau
    Media Relations
    Canada Revenue Agency
    613-941-6269