File an objection

Objections (also appeals specifically for Canada Pension Plan (CPP) or Employment Insurance (EI)) lead to a formal and impartial review of an assessment, determination, or decision. When any type of objection is filed, the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) reviews all the information before making its decision.

Types of objections

Income tax

File an income tax objection if you want to dispute your notice of assessment or notice of determination.

If you have already filed one, you can check for processing times, complexity levels, and other information.

Goods and services tax/harmonized sales tax (GST/HST)

File a GST/HST objection if you want to dispute your GST/HST assessment.

If you have already filed one, you can check for processing times, complexity levels and other information.

Canada Pension Plan (CPP) or Employment Insurance (EI)

File an appeal to the Minister if you disagree with a decision letter from the CPP/EI Rulings Division or a notice of assessment for payroll source deductions.

Ontario Corporations Tax

File an Ontario Corporations Tax objection if you want to dispute an assessment or determination.

Scientific Research and Experimental Development (SR&ED)

File an SR&ED objection if you want to dispute a decision based on the findings of a review of your SR&ED claim. 

Excise taxes and special levies

File an excise taxes and special levies objection if you want to dispute an assessment or determination of excise taxes or special levies.

Selected Listed Financial Institutions (SLFI)

File a SLFI objection if you want to dispute an assessment of GST/HST or Quebec Sales Tax (QST).

Registered charities, registered Canadian amateur athletic associations (RCAAAs), and other listed qualified donees

File a registered charities, RCAAAs, and other listed qualified donees objection if you want to dispute a notice or an assessment.

Registered savings plans

Dispute a CRA decision to refuse or revoke the registration of a registered savings plan.

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