Netfile software 2018

On 26th of February, 2018 Canadian Revenue Agency (CRA) published list of  certified Netfile software you need to file tax return for 2017 tax year.

Our simple income tax calculator calculates approximate taxes you need to pay,  but you must use certified software to file your tax return to CRA. Here is full list of software listed in alphabetic order:

 

Software Price Win Mac Web Tablet Return for Quebec Services
AdvTax Free Yes Yes T1135, Auto-fill, Express NOA
EachTax Free1/$5.99 Yes T1135, Auto-fill, Express NOA
FastnEasyTax Free2/$9.99 Yes Yes Auto-fill, Express NOA
FutureTax $7.99-$19.99 Yes T1135, Express NOA
GenuTax Free/donation Yes Auto-fill, Express NOA
H&R Block Free / from $19.99 3 Yes Yes Yes T1135, Auto-fill, Express NOA
myTaxExpress Free4/$6.99-$13.99 Yes Yes T1135, Auto-fill, Express NOA
SimpleTax Free/donation Yes iPad/iPhone Yes T1135, Auto-fill, Express NOA, ReFILE
StudioTax Free/donation Yes Yes Yes T1135, Auto-fill, Express NOA
Tax Chopper Free5/$9.98-$25.98 Yes T1135, Auto-fill, Express NOA
TaxFreeway Free6/$9.95-$14.95 Yes Yes iPad T1135, Auto-fill, Express NOA, ReFILE
TaxTron Free7/$12.99-$24.99 Yes Yes T1135, Auto-fill, Express NOA
TurboTax (Intuit) Free8/$19.99+ Yes Yes Yes iPad/iPhone Yes T1135, Auto-fill, Express NOA
Ufile Free9/$18.99-$31.99 Yes Yes Yes T1135, Auto-fill, Express NOA
WebTax4U Free10/$13.99 Yes T1135, Auto-fill, Express NOA, ReFILE

Notes:

1Free for new customers, new immigrants, Seniors (70+), regardless of the income level or if the income is $25,000 or less.

2Free if total income is less than $20,000;

3Free if client doesn’t require support

4Netfile/Print function are available for free for returns with personal total income less than $25,000

5You were a full-time student and spent six or more months in school in the tax year, or You were a newcomer to Canada in the tax year, or You were single / divorced / widowed / separated at the end of the tax year, and your total income (line 150) is less than $25,000; or You were married / living common-law at the end of the tax year and the sum of both spouses’ total income (line 150) is less than $30,000.

6if your total family income (line 150) is $20,000 or less, you can prepare and Netfile your tax return with TaxFreeway for Windows at no cost.

7Free for returns under $31,000 total income (including seniors) or full-time students (4 months or more duration as indicated on your T2202A form).

8Free for simple returns, i.e. Have only T4 form

9You file for free if you are a student, your tax return is simple (single T4 or income from a Canadian Government pension ), you must also be entitled only to standard non-refundable tax credits, and have no other deductions or credits such as RRSPs, charitable donations or medical expenses, or your total family income is less than $20,000

10Free for taxpayers with non self-employment income (employment income, pension income, investment income, other income…), and any type of standard deductions (personal amount, age amount, employment amount, disability amount…). Tuition fees or northern residents deductions are also free. Other deductions like RRSP contributions, employment expenses, or dependant credits, are not included in standard deductions.

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