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|
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.