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March 2, 2016

CRA automates tax returns

Should you be worried about the CRA's Auto-fill service?

Last year, the Canada Revenue Agency rolled out a pilot program that allowed chartered accountants and professional tax preparers to automatically enter clients’ data onto a digital personal tax form using most certain types of certified tax software.

This tax season, the CRA program called Auto-fill will be available to all taxpayers making electronic tax filing much easier for more people. Bit should you be worried about privacy?

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Nestor Arellano

Nestor is a Toronto-based journalist who specializes in writing about technology and business. He is the editor of Vanguard Magazine and the associate editor of IT in Canada and a regular contributor to CGE.

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