File taxes easily for free

If you’re over 65, keep an eye on your mail this January. The Canada Revenue Agency is offering a new Service for Seniors program that allows seniors to file their 2004 tax return for free using a touch-tone telephone. Clients need only identify themselves and answer a few yes or no questions. This service is also dependent on income. For more details, see:

Also this tax season, the last Friday in February will be set aside to give Canadians age 60 and over the opportunity to prepare and file their tax returns online at no charge at all using Due to the nature of the Web application, this special offer does not require that the tax return be completed or filed on that particular day.

One of the benefits of an interactive online tax program like is that consumers can prepare their tax return with no obligation and pay only when they are ready to print or NetFile.

If you are 60 years of age or older, and would like to take advantage of FreeFile Friday, simply go to < hef=”” target=”_new”> on the last Friday of February.

Open a new or existing tax file and accept this limited time offer. Follow the instructions and return whenever you like to complete and file your return.

“UFile has always provided access to free software for taxpayers with income of $20,000 or less. And with the success of FreeFile Friday last year, we simply had to offer it again in 2005”, says Malcolm Campbell, Vice President and General Manager of Dr Tax Software Inc., makers of

– News Canada (with files from