2008 Tax Filing Season Statistics

Last week, the CRA released the 2008 tax filing statistics as of May 28, 2008.

The trend towards electronic filing continues although fewer taxpayers opted to use the TELEFILE system in 2008 as shown in the following table.

2008 2007 Change

Total received

23,687,417

23,099,964

+2.5%

NETFILE

4,150,737

3,957,938

+4.9%

TELEFILE

478,023

505,966

-5.5%

EFILE

9,014,295

8,259,416

+9.1%

Paper

10,044,362

10,376,644

-3.2%