Learning about taxes (CRA) Learning about taxes is a self-study course that gives students the skills and knowledge to deal effectively with tax issues throughout their life. They will learn the history and administration of our tax system, how to complete a basic tax return, and will gain awareness of the tax system and their role in it.
Teaching Taxes (CRA) The Teaching Taxes Program provides useful tools and information for educators to teach the basics of taxation to students. It introduces students to Canada’s tax system and provides them with the life skills necessary to deal effectively with basic taxation issues throughout their lives. The materials provided offer simple straight forward tax examples designed to build understanding and confidence. Teaching taxes promotes and develops critical thinkers who are able to apply their learning in making sound personal choices.
Responsible Citizenship and Canada's Tax System (CRA) Responsible Citizenship and Canada’s Tax System is an online program available to educators, to help Canadian students learn and understand where their tax dollars go, it includes basic information about the tax system, and how they can legally influence government decisions. There is an emphasis on instruction that promotes financial literacy and develops critical thinkers who are able to apply their learning in making sound personal choices and in becoming responsible citizens.
The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) also offers a number of videos and recorded webinars that present information about CRA programs and initiatives. Check them out at www.cra.gc.ca/videogallery.