Definition of Electronic Filing
- Income tax returns can be filed online using a personal computer with tax preparation software. The information is sent directly to Revenue Canada. If a tax payer is set up with direct deposit, refunds can be directly deposit into his or her bank account.
- online taxes
- income tax
- Canadian efile
Related Terms and Acronyms
- Income Tax — Definition,
- The main source of revenue for the federal government and many Provinces. The tax is based on your earned and unearned income. The amount or percentage taxed is based on the amount of income, using the governments graduated tax scale.
- Electronic Filing System (EFS) — Acronym,
- Filing Extension — Definition,
- An additional amount of time to file your return. A filing extension, however, does not give you more time to pay your taxes.
- Notice of Assessment (NOA) — Acronym, Canada, Important,
➥ Canada Revenue Agency's T451 tax form.
- A form the federal government issues when personal taxes are complete. A notice of assessment shows a breakdown of the given years income along with the balance owing or refund.
- Client-based Banking Software — Definition,
- Customers use money management software and their own computers to access the bank using a modem and a phone line.
- Refund — Definition,
- To give back, return, or repay.