2016 WealthBar Calendar

Stay up to date and keep track of important financial dates.

January

  • 1
    Additional $5,500 TFSA contribution room for Canadian residents over 18 years old
  • 5
    GST/HST credit payment
  • 15

    Recommended

    Adjust your RRSP contribution to reflect your 2016 limit: Your limit is the lesser of 18% of earned income in 2015 or $25,370
  • 20
    Bank of Canada interest rate announcement
    Canada Child Tax Benefit and Universal Child Care Benefit payments
  • 27
    CPP and OAS payments

February

  • Early February
    2015 tax packages available at your local post office
  • 9
    The first day that you can use NETFILE
  • 19
    Canada Child Tax Benefit and Universal Child Care Benefit payments
  • 25
    CPP and OAS payments
  • 29
    Last day to contribute to your RRSP for the 2015 tax year
    Deadline to receive 2015 T4, T4A, and T5 income tax receipts

March

  • 5

    Recommended

    Complete your taxes to see if you're getting a refund:
    1. If you're getting a refund file immediately
    2. If you're owing, wait until April 30th
  • 9
    Bank of Canada interest rate announcement
  • 18
    Canada Child Tax Benefit and Universal Child Care Benefit payments
  • 29
    CPP and OAS payments
  • 31
    Deadline to receive 2015 T3 income tax receipts

April

  • 5
    GST/HST credit payment
  • 13
    Bank of Canada interest rate announcement
  • 15
    Filing deadline for US persons to file 2015 US tax return
  • 20
    Canada Child Tax Benefit and Universal Child Care Benefit payments
  • 27
    CPP and OAS payments

May

  • May 1st to June 30th
    Filing deadline for terminal tax returns is 6 months after date of death for people who died between November 1st and December 31st 2015
  • 2
    Filing deadline for 2015 Canadian individual income tax return
    Payment due for 2015 Canadian self employed tax returns (filing deadline is June 15)
    Filing deadline for terminal tax return for people who died between January 1st and October 31st 2015
  • 20
    Canada Child Tax Benefit and Universal Child Care Benefit payments
  • 25
    Bank of Canada interest rate announcement
  • 27
    CPP and OAS payments

June

  • 15
    Filing deadline for Canadian self employed income tax return (payment deadline is April 30)
  • 20
    Canada Child Tax Benefit and Universal Child Care Benefit payments
  • 28
    CPP and OAS payments
  • 30
    Filing deadline for 2015 TFSA tax return (only required if tax owing for over-contributions or non-resident contributions)
    Filing deadline for US persons to file 2015 FBAR (required if a US person had more than $10,000 invested outside of the US in 2015)

July

  • 5
    GST/HST credit payment
  • 13
    Bank of Canada interest rate announcement
  • 27
    CPP and OAS payments

August

  • 29
    CPP and OAS payments

September

  • 7
    Bank of Canada interest rate announcement
  • 28
    CPP and OAS payments

October

  • 5
    GST/HST credit payment
  • 19
    Bank of Canada interest rate announcement
  • 27
    CPP and OAS payments

November

  • 28
    CPP and OAS payments

December

  • 7
    Bank of Canada interest rate announcement
  • 21
    CPP and OAS payments
  • 27
    Last day for Canadian and US tax loss selling
  • 31
    Deadline for individuals who turned 71 in 2016 to contribute to and convert their RRSP to a RRIF
    Deadline for 2016 RESP contributions
    Deadline for 2016 charitable contributions

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