Canadian government provides a number of benefits to families with children via taxation system. Every year families need to check the most recent changes to tax system to see what benefits are available to them. Here is some of the 2016Year-End Tax Planning Tips for Seniors, Employees, Families and Students from TD. The Canada Child Benefit and related provincial and territorial programs for the period from July 2016 to June 2017 provides a detailed overview of what tax credits are available for Canadian families. Changes to Medical Services Plan Premiums & Premium Assistance in 2017 provides some information that can be helpful for eligible families.
A detailed tax planning guide for 2016-2017 year is available here. More tips that can be applied to many professionals can be found here. Overview of the education saving plan is here. Overview of Canadian tax system for newcomers can be found here and here (video series) and here (pdf file) Four common tax myths are dispelled here. A list of the current Kamloops bylaws can be located here.