To find out how much you owe or to verify your payment history you can view your tax account. For personal returns you will need any and all t slips such as t4s and t5s.
If you are missing any slips or are unsure if you have them all you can get them online using cra s my account or you can call cra to have copies sent to you.
How to get copies of past tax returns canada. If you are filing electronically keep all of your documents in case the cra asks to see them later. The fee per copy is 50. You can obtain current year and prior year old age security oas employment insurance ei and canada pension plan cpp tax slips electronically.
Attach a copy of the pay stubs or statements to your paper return and keep the original documents. My account lets you view change and manage your personal tax information online. You can check on a daily basis leading up to the tax deadline of april 30 to make sure your tax return is received.
Returns filed by mail can take up to six weeks to process. Step 1 find out if the information you want is already available through cra services. Step 2 if you can t find the information you re looking for make an access to information or personal information request.
Complete and mail form 4506 to request a copy of a tax return. Anything older you will need to contact the cra directly at 1 800 959 8281 to request a copy. Mail the request to the appropriate irs office listed on the form.
General income tax and benefits packages from 1985 to 2013. This process may take at least 30 days. Each package includes the guide the return and related schedules and the provincial information and forms.
You can find a copy of your submitted t1 general if you have registered for a cra my account. If the status of your tax return is listed as not received it means that the cra has not officially received your tax return. If you need a photocopy of your return you must use form 4506.
This method is usually the fastest way to get the information. Those who need an actual copy of a tax return can get one for the current tax year and as far back as six years. To ask for an adjustment to a previous year s tax return that you ve already filed do not file another return for that year to declare income under the voluntary disclosures program.
The method you used to file your tax return e file or paper and whether you had a balance due affects your current year transcript availability. See tax packages for all years to get current and prior year tax packages. To file an original tax return for a previous year.
You can track your refund change your return change your address or telephone number register to receive online mail set up direct deposit and so much more. Your account should have the records of t1 general for the current year and the past 11 years that you filed under the tax returns view section.