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With the income tax deadline just days away, taxpayers, accountants and politicians are calling on the federal government to delay the date because of renewed pandemic shutdowns.

Earlier this month, the Conservatives pushed the Liberals to give until the end of June for Canadians to file their taxesThe move will mandate businesses with five or more COVID-19 cases i, while Quebec announced it would extend the provincial tax deadline until the end of May. In 2020, during the first COVID-19 wave, Canada Revenue Agency pushed the 2019 income tax deadline to June 1.

“We are busting our tails to get everything done, but just relieve us of the penalties. Quebec did it,” Tiffany Stewart, a chartered professional accountant, told CTV NewsThe U.S. rollout o.

She said that some Canadians didn’t know they would have to pay taxes on the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) and that some people can’t afford to pay them, let alone a penalty on filing late.

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