The software that allows Canadians to file their taxes electronically was developed by TFEC members.
Who We Are
We can’t pay your taxes for you, but we’re here to help make the process a whole lot easier and efficient. Canada’s leading tax preparation and software firms joined together in 2018 to form Tax-Filer Empowerment Canada with a single focus: to provide easy-to-access tools and services utilizing modern technologies so all Canadians enjoy the full benefits to which they are entitled.
Partnering with Government
For the benefit of all Canadians
TFEC works with government so Canadians can file their taxes with confidence and receive all of the benefits to which they are entitled.
Did You Know?
Electronic filing is better for everyone.
Nearly 92% of Canadians file their taxes electronically using tax software or the services of a tax preparer.
The efficiencies achieved through electronic tax filing enables the CRA to focus on assessment, investigation and enforcement.
The fastest way to get your tax refund is to file online using a tax preparer or using DIY software.
In 2021, 18.1 million refunds were issued, averaging $1878 each.
39 tax preparation software products are certified for use by CRA for filing a return.
In 2021, 91.4% of returns were filed electronically out of almost 30 million (29.63M) total.
The number of returns filed by Canadians using a certified software increased 10% in the last year and in the last year alone, paper filings decreased by 14.5%.
Over the last five years, the number of paper returns has decreased by 34%.
A team you can trust.
TFEC members are some of the most recognizable names in the tax preparation and software industry.