Are you self-employed?

Istock 000005490052xsmallThis guest blog post is provided by the Canada Revenue Agency, which administers tax laws and delivers social and economic benefit and incentive programs.

Did you know?

As a self-employed individual, you have until midnight on June 15, 2012 to file your 2011 income tax and benefit return. You must pay any balance owing for 2011 on or before April 30, 2012, regardless of your filing date.

Important facts

The CRA's online services make filing even easier

With the CRA's online services, you can file your return, track your refund, and change your personal information. You can also sign up for direct deposit to receive your refund directly into your account at your Canadian financial institution – no more waiting for cheques to arrive in the mail. It's fast, easy, and secure. For more information, go to

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