Canada Revenue Agency

The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) administers tax laws for the Government of Canada and for most provinces and territories, and administers various social and economic benefit and incentive programs delivered through the tax system.


Services and information

Income tax

Personal, corporation, and trust income tax, and business or professional income


Registering, charging, collecting, filing, and paying


What you need to do as an employer, open a payroll account, and calculate deductions and contributions

Business number

Determine if you need a business number or program account, and register

Savings and pension plans

Registered pension and savings plans for individuals and plan administrators

Child and family benefits

Apply for child and family benefits, including the Canada child benefit, and find benefit payment dates

Excise taxes, duties, and levies

Get the current rates for customs duties, tariffs, and the current excise tax rates

Charities and giving

How to register a charity, search the Charities Listings, and calculate your charitable tax credits

What we are doing

Corporate information


Don't let cheques slow you down. Easy route: pay online

Don't let cheques slow you down. Easy route: Pay online.

Say goodbye to bank visits, writing cheques and searching for stamps. Making your Canada Revenue Agency payments online is more convenient and easy.

How do I choose the right charity?

How do I choose the right charity?

This video will help you research charities using Quick View—a graphic display of a charity’s information.



Questions about tax issues related to the Phoenix Public Service Payroll system.

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