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greg_norkett
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Is entering my spouse's information a requirement for the CRA or the Home and Business software? Why does it force me to enter it?

 
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TurboTaxKim
Moderator

Is entering my spouse's information a requirement for the CRA or the Home and Business software? Why does it force me to enter it?

If you are married or in a common-law relationship, CRA requires you to include your spouse's information on your tax return in order to calculate any deductions or credits you may be eligible for.

https://turbotax.community.intuit.ca/replies/2648033

Howard9
New Member

Is entering my spouse's information a requirement for the CRA or the Home and Business software? Why does it force me to enter it?

If you are married and trying to fill out an income tax form which would include my wife, do I have to fill out an "Authorization Request" from the cra?

TurboTaxSusan
Moderator

Is entering my spouse's information a requirement for the CRA or the Home and Business software? Why does it force me to enter it?

No. That would only be need if you were a professional tax preparer.

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