CRA’s My Account

CRA’s My Account

April 2, 2020

If you are looking to track your refund, view or change your return, check your benefit and credit payments, view your RRSP limit, set up direct deposit, or receive email notifications, CRA’s My Account is the perfect place to do all that and so much more (click here for a complete list of services). 

CRA’s My Account is a secure portal, offered to Canadian taxpayers by the Canada Revenue Agency, that lets you view your personal income tax and benefit information and manage your tax affairs online.

See also “Registering for your CRA My Account

Benefits of My Account: 

  • Convenient – It is available 21 hours a day, 7 days a week (see hours of service).
  • Easy to use – After registering, simply log in with your CRA user ID and password (or use a sign-in partner).
  • Fast – Information is up-to-the-minute and transactions are processed immediately.
  • Secure – The CRA user ID and password are just part of the security.

If you’re filing your taxes with CloudTax Pro, you can authorize representatives, including our tax experts, and access the same services on My Account. 

One of the best parts about registering for CRA’s My Account is that CloudTax can fill parts of your return directly from the CRA, using Auto-fill my return – this means less work for you! Click here to get started on your tax return using CloudTax Free.

See also ‘How to retrieve your CRA My Account password

Nimalan Balachandran is the Founder & CEO of CloudTax, an income tax filing platform, certified by the Canada Revenue Agency, that allows simple tax filers to file their taxes from home. He was a former employee at the Canada Revenue Agency, and has been in the tax preparation industry for over 10 years. His goal was to bring his passion for technology and assisting Canadians in minimizing their taxes together, by building new software that allows Canadian residents to file simple taxes on their own. Along with his background in accounting, finance, artificial intelligence & business strategy from Seneca College and Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Nimalan has also worked as a Financial Advisor at Sun Life Financials. Nimalan also co-founded a not-for-profit organization, ATI Foundation, serving individuals with intellectual and physical disabilities in the Greater Toronto Area.


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