Amending, cancelling, adding, or replacing T4A slips

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How to amend a T4A slip

How to add a T4A slip

How to cancel a T4A slip

How to replace a T4A slip

 

After you file your information return, you may notice that you made an error when preparing the T4A slips, or a recipient may ask for another copy of his or her T4A slip.

How to amend a T4A slip

After you file your information return, you may notice that you made an error on a T4A slips. If so, you will have to prepare amended slips to correct the information.

Amending slips over the Internet

To amend a slip over the Internet, change only the information that is incorrect and retain all of the remaining information that was originally submitted. Use summary report type code "A" and slip report type code "A."

For more information about amending information returns using Internet file transfer, go to Filing Information Returns Electronically (T4/T5 and other types of returns).

If you amend slips using the Internet, we may contact you to find out why.

Amending slips on paper

If you choose to file your amended return on paper, clearly identify the new slips as amended slips by writing "AMENDED" at the top of each slip. Make sure you complete all the necessary boxes, including the information that was correct on the original slip. Send two copies of the amended slips to the employee.

Send one copy of the amended slips to any national verification and collections centres (NVCC) with a letter explaining the reason for the amendment.

Do not file an amended T4A Summary.

Notes

If you notice errors on the T4A slips before you file them with us, you can correct them by preparing new information slips and removing any incorrect copies from the return. If you do not prepare a new slip, initial any changes you make on the slip. Be sure to also correct the T4A Summary.

If you file more than 50 information returns (slips) for a calendar year, you must file them electronically. For more information on how to file electronically, go to Electronic filing methods.

How to add a T4A slip

After you file your T4A information return, you may discover that you need to send us additional T4A slips. If you have original T4A slips that were not filed with your return, file them separately either electronically or on paper.

If the total number of T4A slips you file is more than 50 slips for the same calendar year, you have to file the additional slips over the Internet.

Note

Any additional T4A slips which are filed after the due date may result in a penalty. For the penalty structure, see Penalty for failure to file an information return by the due date.

Adding slips over the Internet

To file additional T4A slips electronically, go to Filing Information Returns Electronically.

Adding slips on paper

When submitting additional T4A slips on paper, clearly identify the new slips by writing "ADDITIONAL" at the top of each slip. Send a copy of the additional slips to any national verification and collections centres (NVCC) with a letter explaining the reason for the addition.

Do not file an additional T4A Summary.

How to cancel a T4A slip

Cancelling slips over the Internet

To cancel a slip, do not change any information that was contained on the original slip. Use summary report type code "A" and slip report type code "C."

For more information about cancelling slips electronically, go to Amending returns.

If you cancel slips using the Internet, we may contact you to find out why.

Cancelling slips on paper

If you choose to file your amended return on paper, clearly identify the slips as cancelled slips by writing "CANCELLED" at the top of each slip.

Make sure you fill out all the necessary boxes, including the information that was correct on the original slip. Send two copies of the cancelled slip to the employee. Send one copy of the cancelled slips to any national verification and collections centres (NVCC) with a letter explaining the reason for the cancellation.

Do not file an amended T4 Summary.

Notes

If you notice errors on the T4A slips before you file them with us, you can correct them by preparing new information slips and removing any incorrect copies from the return. If you do not prepare a new slip, initial any changes you make on the slip. Make sure you also correct the T4A Summary.

If you file more than 50 information returns (slips) for a calendar year, you must file them electronically. For more information on how to file electronically, go to Electronic filing methods.

How to replace a T4A slip

If you issue paper T4A slips to replace copies that are lost or destroyed, do not send us a copy. Clearly identify them as "DUPLICATE" copies, and keep them with your records.

Addresses

Tax Centre (TC)

Jonquière TC
T4 Program
P.O. Box 1300 LCD Jonquière
Jonquière QC G7S 0L5

National Verification and Collections Centres (NVCC)

Shawinigan NVCC
4695 Shawinigan-Sud Boulevard
Shawinigan-Sud QC G9P 5H9

Newfoundland and Labrador NVCC
P.O. Box 12071 Station A
St-John's NL A1B 3Z1

Surrey NVCC
9755 King George Boulevard
Surrey BC V3T 5E1

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