The CRA’s EFILE service will stop accepting transmissions of your clients’ 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 initial (T1) personal income tax and benefit returns and 2015 and 2016 amended T1 returns through the ReFILE service at11:59 p.m. local time on Friday, January 19, 2018 in order to convert our systems to prepare for the next filing season.
Both services will re-open on Monday, February 26, 2018 at 8:30 a.m. (Eastern time) for the electronic filing of your clients 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017 initial personal income tax and benefit returns and 2015, 2016 and 2017 amended T1 returns. Thank you for your continued support and participation.
Please ensure you transmit any initial or amended T1 returns and T1 Form T1135 before January 19, 2018 to avoid having to wait until the new program starts or having to paper file during this extended period.
The following services will still be available after January 19, 2018:
· Corporation Internet Filing for Corporation Income Tax (T2) returns.
Note: You must have renewed your EFILE number and password and passed suitability screening to continue to file T2 returns using your EFILE number and password. Or you will need to use a web access code. Go to canada.ca/revenue-agency/
· Electronic filing of Form T1013.
Note: You must use the current-year version of the tax software to electronically submit the 2016 form through the T1013 transmission web service until 8:00 p.m. on Friday, February 9, 2018.
When the T1013 web service re-opens at 8:30 a.m. Monday, February 12, 2018 it will only accept the 2017 version of this form.
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