Important dates for 2016 (Individuals)
Individuals should make note of the below key dates impacting 2016 tax season:
2016 Income Tax Deadlines
Generally, your return for 2015 has to be filed on or before April 30, 2016. Since April 30, 2016 falls on a Saturday, individuals have until Monday May 2, 2016 to file.
Your balance is due no later than April 30, 2016. When a due date falls on a Saturday, a Sunday, or a holiday recognized by the CRA, your payment is considered to be made on time if it is received or it is postmarked on the next business day.
Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP)
Deadline to contribute to an RRSP for the 2015 tax year is February 29, 2016.
GST/HST credit payments
If you qualify for GST/HST credit, the payments are generally issued on the 5th day of each quarter.
- GST/HST credit payment dates
- July 3, 2015
- October 5, 2015
- January 5, 2016
- April 3, 2016
RESP contributions, 2016 charitable contributions and 2016 TFSA contributions
Deadline for RESP contributions, 2016 charitable contributions and 2016 TFSA contributions is December 31, 2016.
For more dates and other information visit the CRA website. For more information on the above dates that may impact you, contact Cheema CPA Professional Corporation. We are a Brampton and Mississauga based accounting firm. We can help you prepare your 2015 income taxes. Contact us for all your 2015 income tax and accounting needs.