Here’s a checklist to help you remember the information you need to bring to your tax appointment.

Personal Documents

  • 2015 personal tax return (if return was not prepared by us)
  • 2015 Notice of Assessment
  • 2016 tax instalment payments
  • Employment income slips T-4
  • Investment income slips T-3, T-5
  • Other income slips T-4A, T4RIF, T4RSP, T4A(P), T4OAS
  • Brokerage statements with details of sale of stocks etc.
  • Declaration of conditions of employment form T2200
  • RRSP Contribution slips
  • Charitable donation receipts
  • Medical expenses receipts
  • Tuition fees and interest paid on student loans
  • Professional dues
  • Children’s physical activity and arts program receipts
  • Child care receipts
  • Moving expenses
  • Public transit passes
  • Private health plan payments
  • Property taxes or rent payments
  • Rental property income and expenses
  • Spousal support payments

Self-Employment & Business Records

  • Home office expenses – rent, maintenance, utilities, property taxes, insurance, office and home sq ft.
  • Vehicle – mileage log for business vs. personal use, expenses including gas, repairs, insurance, license, loan interest and lease payments
  • 2016 books and financial statements
  • Details of revenue and expenses
  • Bank statements
  • 2015 Corporate tax return (if return was not prepared by us)
  • 2015 Notice of Assessment
  • 2016 Statement of Interim Payments
  • Inventory as of December 31, 2016
  • Outstanding Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable listing

The above list captures the most common items and it would be impractical to list all scenarios. To ensure your taxes are filed correctly, please call Tim Reynolds, CPA CGA at 647-991-4621 to book your tax appointment.

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