TORONTO, April 1, 2014 /CNW/ - The Certified General Accountants of Ontario (CGA Ontario) released a new tax season video today identifying key tax credits for Ontario residents, supporting parents, students, senior, home owners, caregivers and more, speaking to tax credits and incentives ranging from RRSP contributions, family fitness credits and tuition, to childcare and charitable donations. Understanding the deductions available will go a long way in maximizing your tax dollars.
Tax credits, benefits and incentives video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PcheUa7-UNw&list=UUvVweL0StfYxQXKMdK97kOA
Other valuable tax season resources offered by CGA Ontario include: Complimentary Tax Preparation Services - Tax preparation service centres are scheduled at nearly 40 locations across Ontario for the months of March and April 2014.
Certified general accountants file thousands of income tax returns free-of-charge each year in Ontario, supporting individuals who earn less than $25,000 a year, in addition to families with a household income of less than $30,000. To access a tax preparation service schedule for your community, visit: www.cga-ontario.org.
Tax Tips for Students: http://www.cga-ontario.org/assets/file/CGAO_TaxTipsforStudents-web.pdf
Tax Tips for Students video: http://www.cgamedia.org/Video/CGAO_TaxTipsforStudents.html
Income Tax Checklist: http://www.cga-ontario.org/assets/file/CGAO_Tax-Checklist.pdf
Personal Tax Planning Guide: A free easy-to-use tax guide designed to assist individuals with personal tax planning and compliance defining quick tax tips, federal and provincial tax updates, and valuable tax credits, benefits and incentives. It is available through the offices of certified general accountants and participating public libraries or online at http://www.cga-ontario.org/assets/file/CGAO_PersonalTaxPlanning.pdf
The deadline to complete your income tax return is April 30, 2014.
About the Certified General Accountants of Ontario
CGA Ontario is a self-governing body that grants the exclusive rights to the CGA designation, and controls the professional standards, conduct and discipline of its members and students in the province of Ontario. Certified general accountants (CGAs) are committed to meeting the needs of businesses and organizations with strategic insight, leadership and demonstrated abilities. In Ontario, there are more than 22,500 CGAs and 9,000 students working toward their designation.
Video with caption: "Understanding the deductions available will go a long way in maximizing your tax dollar - CGA Ontario released a new tax season video identifying key tax credits for Ontario residents, speaking to tax credits and incentives ranging from RRSP contributions, family fitness credits and tuition, to childcare and charitable donations.". Video available at: https://www.youtube.com/v/PcheUa7-UNw?version=3
SOURCE: Certified General Accountants of Ontario
For further information:
Amy Mulhern, Manager, Public Relations, CGA Ontario
Telephone: 416-544-4781 / 1-800-668-1454 ext. 8311 / Mobile: 416-606-5860