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|Canadian Payroll Reporter|Last Updated: 01/15/2013

Canadians not familiar with specific tax deadlines: Study

TORONTO — Ninety-three per cent of Canadians believe they are familiar with income tax deadlines, according to a study by BMO Nesbitt Burns. However, when asked about various, specific tax deadlines, many did not know the correct dates for:

• charitable donations and tax credit/deduction deadline (61 per cent unaware of the correct date)