About AvanTax Filing Services

We've been working with Canada Revenue Agency & Revenu Québec tax information slips since 1978, expanding into outsourced tax slip processing services in 2012. We annually prepare and upload hundreds of XML returns, and distribute hundreds of thousands of tax slips for organizations of every size and description, anywhere in the world.

Whether you're a multi-national, a non-profit or the mom-and-pop down the street, we can help.

What We Do
Complete tax filings.

Offered by ELM Computer Systems (developers of AvanTax eForms tax slip software, in use across North America), AvanTax Filing Services provides safe, secure and reliable processing of your Canadian tax information slips; including:

  • Preparation CRA & RQ tax slips
  • Distribution of recipient slips
  • Creation & submission of XML files
  • A friendly and professional team

From multi-national firms with tens of thousands of recipients to shops with two or three employees, if you have business operations in Canada, we offer the very best in outsourced Canadian tax slip preparation services.

But if you'd rather do your own processing in-house, you owe it to yourself to check out AvanTax eForms, the best desktop tax slip software going, with the friendliest technical support team that we know of.

How Does It Work
Save time & reduce stress

There are many steps involved in preparing and submitting your XML tax returns to CRA & RQ; and in distributing the tax slips to their recipients. AvanTax Filing Services does them all; all you need to do is order the services you want and upload the data you want us to process, we'll take care of the rest.

Here's how AvanTax Filing Services works:

  • You order our services at our Secure Online Portal; contact us to register or reset your account
  • You upload your data to private storage in your portal account
  • We import your data into our system and validate it against the CRA/RQ XML schemas
  • We prepare preview reports for your review
  • We continue processing only on your approval
  • We prepare & submit the XML return to CRA/RQ on your behalf
  • We can also:
    • Print & mail recipient slips
    • Email password protected recipient slips
    • Prepare recipient slips for your corporate portal
  • We prepare a PDF of recipient slips for you to distribute
  • We provide final reports for your records
  • We provide a data pack of all the work we've done
  • We delete your data from our servers upon job completion
What Can You Expect
Courtesy, kindness & expertise.

You know those phone systems that say "Your call is important to us, please hold ..." We won't do that. Ever.

You'll never be 'just another invoice' with us. We know that the heart and soul of your organization are the people who show up each day and contribute to its success. You're just as important to our success. We'll listen to you and work with you to ensure that your Canadian tax returns are filed correctly, securely and on time.

Outsourcing Benefits
Tax filings without the pain.

Oursourcing tax slip processing to AvanTax Filing Services compares very favourably to processing tax information slips in-house:

  • We process in large volumes, which can result in reduced processing, printing and postage costs, which we can pass on to our clients.
  • We have decades of experience in Canadian tax slip processing, which helps us to get the job done correctly and efficiently.
  • We are your single source for complete service!
    • We upload your XML return to CRA & RQ
    • We provide final reports for your records
    • We amend returns created by other services
    • We can also distribute slips to their recipients:
      • Paper slips & forms
      • Secure electronic forms
      • PDF files for coprorate portals

Our clients save money, reduce stress and tend to smile more when they ask AvanTax Filing Services to do their tax data processing. Why not give yourself a break and let us do the same for you. We like what we do and we're very good at it.

Tax Slips Included
T4, RL-1, T2200 & more!

AvanTax Filing Services processes the Canada Revenue Agency & Revenu Québec tax informaiton slips, summaries and forms listed below; and we work closely with CRA & RQ to ensure that they will be prepared in compliance with current legislation.

If the form that you need isn't listed here, please call us to discuss the possibility of having it added.

Canada Revenue Agency
  • AGR-1 - Statement of Farm-Support Payments
  • FHSA - First Home Savings Account
  • NR4 - Statement of Amounts Paid or Credited to Non-Residents of Canada
  • Part XVIII (FATCA) - International Exchange of Information on Financial Accounts
  • Part XIX (CRS) - Informational Exchange of Information on Financial Accounts
  • RRSP - RRSP Contribution Receipt
  • T1204 - Government Service Contract Payments
  • T215 - Past Service Pension Adjustment (PSPA) Exempt from Certification
  • T2200 - Declaration of Conditions of Employment
  • T2202 - Tuition and Enrollment Certificate
  • T3 - Trust Information Return
  • T4 - Statement of Remuneration Paid
  • T4A - Statement of Pension, Retirement, Annuity and Other Income
  • T4A-NR - Statement of Fees, Commissions, or Other Amounts Paid to Non-Residents for Services Rendered in Canada
  • T4A-RCA - Statement of Distributions from a Retirement Compensation Arrangement
  • T4E - Statement of Employment Insurance and Other Benefits
  • T4PS - Statement of Employee Profit-Sharing Plan Allocations and Payments
  • T4RIF - Statement of Income from a Registered Retirement Income Fund
  • T4RSP - Statement of RRSP Income
  • T5 - Statement of Investment Income
  • T550 - Application for Registration of RSPs, ESPs or RIFs
  • T5007 - Statement of Benefits
  • T5008 - Statement of Securities Transactions
  • T5013 - Statement of Partnership Income
  • T5018 - Statement of Contract Payments
  • TFSA - Tax-Free Savings Account for Issuers
Revenu Québec
  • Relevé 1 - Employment and Other Income
  • Relevé 2 - Retirement and Annuity Income
  • Relevé 3 - Investment Income
  • Relevé 5 - Benefits and Indemnities
  • Relevé 8 - Amount for Post-Secondary Studies
  • Relevé 11 - Flow-Through Shares
  • Relevé 15 - Partnership Information Return
  • Relevé 16 - Trust Income
  • Relevé 18 / RL-18 Consolidated - Securities Transactions
  • Relevé 22 - Employment Income Related to Multi-employer Insurance Plans
  • Relevé 24 - Childcare expenses
  • Relevé 25 - Income From a Profit-Sharing Plan
  • Relevé 27 - Government Payments
  • Relevé 31 - Information About a Leased Dwelling
  • TP-64.3 - General Employment Conditions
Client Kudos
In their own words.

We like our clients, a lot, and many of them have been with us since we began our filing services. We enjoy working with our clients and we do all that we can to ensure that they enjoy working with us. Our goal is to meet every challenge as a new opportunity to be awesome and to exceed expectations.

Our clients have given our team and our service much praise over the years, here are some examples:

How We Protect Your Data
Data security is our first priority.
Our online slip processing & distribution amend XML submission services are simple, secure and safe. Once you've submitted your data file to our SSL encrypted Secure Client Portal, your data is secure, here's how:
  • Your data is moved from your upload portal to internal secure storage
  • Internal secure storage access is restiricted to our data processing team
  • Your data will never be used for any other purposes than the work you ordered
  • Your data will never be stored on any location other than our restricted access server
  • Your data will be removed from secure storage once the job is completed to your sastisfaction
Please refer to our and Data Confidentiality and Terms and Conditions documentation for details on our data protection and privacy policies.