Netfile software 2015

Simple income 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 CRA.

This is Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) certified Netfile software 2015 needed to file tax return for year 2014 in Canada. Software is listed in alphabetic order:

Software Price Win Mac Web Tablet Return for Quebec Exclusions
AdvTax Free Yes Yes Newcomers
EachTax Free1/$6.99 Yes Does not support Form T1273 -AgriStability / AgriInvest Programs, Form T1135 – Foreign Income Verification Statement.
easyCTAX Free/donation Yes Yes Does not support Form T1273 -AgriStability / AgriInvest Programs. Excluded provinces: Newfoundland and Labrador, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Northwest Territories, Yukon and Nunavut
eTaxCanada 2 Free3/$11.99 Yes Yes Yes Yes Does not support Form T1273 -AgriStability / AgriInvest Programs; Newcomers
FastnEasyTax Free4/$9.99 Yes Yes Excluded provinces : Quebec, Northwest Territories, Yukon and Nunavut; Does not support Form T1273 – AgriStability / AgriInvest Programs, returns with rental or self-employed business statements, return with limited partnership including tax shelters, logging tax credit
FutureTax $5.99-$17.99 Yes Yes
GenuTax Free/donation Yes Does not support Form T1273 – AgriStability / AgriInvest Programs and Form T1135 – Foreign Income Verification Statement
H&R Block Free5 Yes Yes Yes Does not support Form T1273 – AgriStability / AgriInvest Programs and prior year returns
Impôt Professionnel Free6/24.95 Yes Only for QC Does not support Form T1273 -AgriStability / AgriInvest Programs, Form T1135 – Foreign Income Verification Statement, Agriculture and Fishing, Any return that involves a transfer of the former spouse of a disabled spouse.
Intuit SnapTax Free iPad/iPhone Do not support QC, YT, NT and NU.
Intuit TurboTax Free7/$17.99 Yes Yes Yes Yes Does not support Form T1135 – Foreign Income Verification Statement.
myTaxExpress Free8/$6.99-$13.99 Yes Yes Does not support Form T1273 -AgriStability / AgriInvest Programs
SimpleTax Free Yes iPad Does not support Form T1273 -AgriStability / AgriInvest Programs
StudioTax Free Yes Yes Yes Does not support Form T1273 -AgriStability / AgriInvest Programs
Tax Chopper Free9/$9.98-$25.98 Yes
TaxFreeway $9.95-$22.99 Yes Yes iPad
TaxTron Free10/$12.99 Yes Yes
Ufile $15.95-$19.99 Yes Yes Does not support Form T1273 – AgriStability / AgriInvest Programs and E-submission of the Foreign Income Verification Statement – T1135
WebTax4U Free11/$12.99 Yes

Notes:

1Free for new customers, new immigrants, Seniors (70+), return with $25,000 or less income

2Information on their website is outdated, so it doesn’t look very reliable

3Free for students or total income below $25,000

4Free if total income is less than $20,000;

5Clients get 2 free returns when you download the software. Clients can file 20 free returns when they pick up their CD at H&R Block Canada’s distribution partner Canada Post

6Free two returns for total income less then $25,000

7Free for students or total income less then $20,000.

8Netfile/Print function are available for free for returns with personal total income less than $25,000

9Free for full-time student, who had spent six or more months in school in 2013; for a newcomer to Canada in 2013; for single / divorced / widowed / separated at end of the tax year, and total income is less than $25,000; for married / living common-law at the end of the tax year and the sum of both spouses’ total income is less than $30,000

10Free for returns under $31,000 total income (including seniors) or full-time students (4 months or more duration as indicated on your T2202A form).

11Free 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

There are some products in progress of certification, so check CRA page for any news http://www.netfile.gc.ca/sftwr-eng.html

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