Simple tax calculator published on this site can be used to calculate approximate taxes you need to pay, but you must use certified software to file your tax return to Canada Revenue Agency (CRA). NETFILE is an electronic tax-filing service that allows you to send your individual income tax and benefit return directly to the CRA using the Internet and a NETFILE-certified software product.
Canadian Revenue Agency (CRA) published list of certified Netfile software 2020 you need to file tax return for 2019 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 (Aclasssoft Inc)||Free||–||–||Yes||–||–||T1135, Auto-fill, Express NOA|
|CloudTax (CloudTax Inc.)||Free||–||–||Yes||Yes||–||Auto-fill, Express NOA, ReFILE|
|EachTax (XInfo Technology Inc.)||Free1 / $6.99||–||–||Yes||–||–||T1135, Auto-fill, Express NOA|
|FastnEasyTax (Fastneasy Services Inc.)||Free2 / $10.99||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||–||Auto-fill, Express NOA, ReFILE|
|FutureTax (FUTURECA CORP.)||Free11 / $7.99 – $29.99||Yes||–||–||–||–||T1135, Auto-fill, Express NOA, ReFILE|
|GenuTax (GenuSource Consulting Inc.)||Free/donation||Yes||–||–||–||–||Auto-fill, Express NOA,ReFILE|
|H&R Block (H&R Block Canada Inc.)||Free 3 / $19.99 – $29.99||Yes||–||Yes||–||Yes||T1135, Auto-fill, Express NOA, ReFILE|
|myTaxExpress (Arcadia Solution Corp.)||Free4 / $6.99 – $13.99||Yes||Yes||–||–||–||T1135, Auto-fill, Express NOA, ReFILE, PAD, Multi-Jurisdiction, T1013|
|SimpleTax (SimpleTax Software Inc.)||Free/donation||–||–||Yes||iPad/iPhone||Yes||T1135, Auto-fill, Express NOA, ReFILE|
|StudioTax (BHOK It Consulting)||Free/donation||Yes||Yes||–||Yes||Yes||T1135, Auto-fill, Express NOA, ReFILE|
|Tax Chopper (Cute Tax Inc.)||Free5 / $9.98 – $25.98||–||–||Yes||–||–||T1135, Auto-fill, Express NOA|
|TaxFreeway (Entropy Technology Ltd)||Free6 / $9.95 – $14.95||Yes||Yes||–||iPad||–||T1135, Auto-fill, Express NOA, ReFILE|
|TaxTron (TaxTron Inc.)||Free7 / $12.99 – $24.99||Yes||Yes||Yes||–||–||T1135, Auto-fill, Express NOA, ReFILE|
|TurboTax (Intuit Canada)||Free8 / $19.99 – $119.99||Yes||Yes||Yes||iPad/iPhone||Yes||T1135, Auto-fill, Express NOA, ReFILE|
|Ufile (Thomson Reuters)||Free9 / $22.99 – $34.99||Yes||–||Yes||–||Yes||T1135, Auto-fill, Express NOA, ReFILE|
|WebTax4U (MacroNT Inc.)||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, you can file your Canada tax return for free even if you are using complex CRA tax forms.
3Free if client doesn’t require support
4For returns with personal total income (line 150 of T1) less than $10,000 , Netfile/Print function are available for free.
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 $32,000.
6if your total family income (line 150) is $20,000 or less, you can prepare and Netfile your tax return with TaxFreeway 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).
8You can prepare up to 20 returns in your TurboTax Online account.
9You file for free if you are a student or if you are reporting only employment income (one single T4) or income from a Canadian Government pension (OAS or CPP/QPP) or annual income of $20,000 or less. 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.
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.
11Free if your total family income (line 150) is less than $10,000
Every year tax returns software must be re-certified and each year the list is slightly different.