Wealthsimple Tax and The Silver Lining to Tax Season

by | Apr 5, 2021 | Community

The silver lining to doing your taxes? Wealthsimple Tax has always been a pay-what-you-want tax service – that’s already pretty great – and this tax season, you can donate a meal to a fellow Canadian for just $1. 

“Food security is critically important, especially during a global pandemic where vulnerable individuals are already exposed to so many uncertainties. We’re proud to continue this incredible partnership with Second Harvest and give back to communities across Canada by donating meals to those in need.”

Nick Galasso, Wealthsimple Tax

File your tax return, pay by donation, and they’ll donate a meal to Second Harvest. Click here to get started!

Important Dates for Tax Season and Your Donation

  • April 30, 2021: Deadline to file your taxes
  • June 15, 2021: Deadline to file your taxes if you or your spouse or common-law partner are self-employed. However, if you have a balance owing for 2020, you have to pay it on or before April 30, 2021.
  • April 30, 2021: Deadline to pay your 2020 taxes

Go to the Government of Canada website for other important dates for personal income tax filing.

Further reading

The Wealthsimple website has great – and fun to read – articles about tax filing. Check out their eight top tax tips, which includes helpful info about self-employment income, declaring working from home expenses and more.

You can also read their “Perfect Guide to Every Annoying Tax Question You Have”, with 18 common, yet thorny, questions like How do I report the CERB or CESB income I received? and What’s the new Canada training credit and am I eligible?

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