NEED-A-SOURCE: Tax Time Tips

Tarsem Basraon (TD Wealth) and Jenny Diplock (TD Canada Trust) available for interviews

TORONTO, March 28, 2017 /CNW/ - With the 2016 tax deadline just over a month away, taxes are top of mind for many Canadians. TD spokespeople are available to offer helpful tips this tax season for those who have already filed and are expecting a refund, or still need to file and are looking for tips.

Sources available for interview:

  • According to a recent TD survey, more than half (55 per cent) of Canadians expect to receive a tax refund this year. While it may be tempting to treat your tax refund as 'free money', it's important to remember that your refund can have a greater impact when used towards reaching your financial goals. Jenny Diplock, Associate Vice President, Personal Savings & Investing, TD Canada Trust, can speak to how Canadians can best maximize and aim to get the most value from their tax refund.
     
  • More than a quarter (28 per cent) of Canadians say the tax filing process is stressful, confusing or intimidating. But, with helpful tips, it doesn't have to be. Tarsem Basraon, Wealth Advisory Services, TD Wealth, can speak to new 2016 rules and considerations, common mistakes Canadians make when filing their taxes and the consequences of not filing taxes properly or on time.

Additional survey data and information is available at the following links:

About the TD Survey
Results are based on a custom survey of 6,020 Canadian adults (aged 18yrs+) conducted between February 9 and 16, 2017 by Environics Research.

About TD Bank Group
The Toronto-Dominion Bank and its subsidiaries are collectively known as TD Bank Group ("TD" or the "Bank"). TD is the sixth largest bank in North America by branches and serves 25 million customers in three key businesses operating in a number of locations in financial centres around the globe: Canadian Retail, including TD Canada Trust, TD Auto Finance Canada, TD Wealth (Canada), TD Direct Investing, and TD Insurance; U.S. Retail, including TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank, TD Auto Finance U.S., TD Wealth (U.S.), and an investment in TD Ameritrade; and Wholesale Banking, including TD Securities. TD also ranks among the world's leading online financial services firms, with over 11 million active online and mobile customers. TD had CDN$1.2 trillion in assets on January 31, 2017. The Toronto-Dominion Bank trades under the symbol "TD" on the Toronto and New York Stock Exchanges.

SOURCE TD Canada Trust

For further information: For further information or to set up an interview: Ana Aujla, TD Bank Group, 416-542-0211, Ana.Aujla@td.com; Spenser Whalen, Hill+Knowlton Strategies, 416-413-4610, Spenser.Whalen@hkstrategies.ca


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