Canada Revenue Agency launches e-service for Canadians

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The following is now available on the CRA Web site:

News release

Ottawa, Ontario, March 27, 2008… Quick Access for individuals, a new e-service which provides basic tax information for Canadians Online, was launched today by the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA).

Quick Access provides individuals with fast, easy and secure access to basic personal tax and benefit account information without having to telephone the CRA.

“Our government is strengthening Canada’s tax advantage by reducing the overall tax burden by

$200 billion for Canadians and businesses by 2012-13,” said Minister O’Connor. “We are also delivering more options to help Canadians to access their tax-related information online through Quick Access, a user-friendly way to get information Canadians are looking for.”

Quick Access is easy to understand and easy to use. The service provides individuals with the convenience and flexibility of seeing basic tax-related information, within a secure Web site, seven days a week. With Quick Access Canadians can access information about their:

* Tax return status;
* Registered Retirement Savings Plan deduction limit;
* Canada Child Tax Benefit payment status;
* GST/HST credit payment status; and
* Universal Child Care Benefit payment status.

To use Quick Access, Canadians need to provide the following personal information to identify themselves:

* social insurance number;
* date of birth;
* the amount calculated and entered on line 150 (Total income) of the 2006 or 2007 filed and processed income tax return.

For more information about Quick Access visit http://www.cra.gc.ca/quickaccess

Source: Canada Newsroom

Additional: Fact sheet: Quick Access for individuals

Quick Access for individuals

Quick Access is an online service that gives individuals fast, secure access to limited personal tax and benefit account information currently available on My Account, without having to register for a Government of Canada epass.

Quick Access is fast and easy to use. You can view information about your:

* Tax return status;
* Registered Retirement Savings Plan deduction limit;
* Canada Child Tax Benefit payment status;
* GST/HST credit payment status; and
* Universal Child Care Benefit payment status.

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