OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Oct. 21, 2014) - Social media has always been a great way to keep in touch with family and friends, but now it's a convenient way to get information on taxes and on government programs. Canada Revenue Agency social media channels can help you stay up-to-date about the latest news on tax benefits, credits and obligations. These channels also give you a chance to keep in touch and let us know what you think. Not sure you should follow us? Here's why you should:

  1. We keep you in the loop - With regular updates and timely information, we have all the latest tax-related news that you need to know. You're mobile and so are we.
  2. We can help you - It's never been easier to get tax related tips and best practices that benefit you.
  3. It's convenient - Convenience is key, so we offer video highlights of hot topics covered in under five minutes, or in 140 characters or less.
  4. We won't smother you - We understand your needing space. We provide just the right amount of tax updates without compromising your personal content.
  5. We want to hear from you - We care about what you have to say, and our social media channels offer a quick and easy way for you to share your thoughts and insights regarding Canadian tax and benefits programs and services.

Now that you're convinced, here's how you can stay in touch:

- Our Twitter provides you with regular tax tips, updates, and news: @CanRevAgency.

- If you're dedicated to staying in the loop on specific topics, consider subscribing to our electronic mailing list where we send important information to your inbox.

- Email too full? Add our RSS feeds to your feed reader. It provides all of the benefit with none of the hassle-add and remove feeds with a simple click.

- Our CRA channel offers many short and informative videos on multiple tax topics @CanRevAgency.

- CRA Business Tax Reminders mobile app: Our mobile app makes it easy for small and medium-sized businesses to remember key due dates for payments, returns, and deadlines. The app is available on Apple iOS, Google Android and Blackberry mobile platforms. To download the app, check your preferred app store.

The protection of your privacy is a key priority for us. We use our social media channels to share information with the public, not to provide personal tax or account information. You should never post your social insurance number or any other confidential information on social media sites. For more information about our programs and services and how you can reach us, visit

Contact Information:

Noel Carisse
Media Relations
Canada Revenue Agency