The Canadian Revenue Agency's website lists federal and provincial income tax rates on its home page. Income tax can be manually calculated using the paper tax return package. Income tax can also be calculated using approved software, including SimpleTax and H&R Block online software.
The Canada Revenue Agency's website lists free computer programs approved for tax returns. NETFILE programs calculate the amount the taxpayer owes based on his data input. The software programs send returns directly to CRA. Taxpayers do not need to send paper returns or receipts unless requested. Filing online is free and secure, and taxpayers receive tax rebates faster, states CRA's website.