T4A slip: Statement of Pension, Retirement, Annuity, and Other Income - Personal income tax

Overview

For more information about the amounts shown on your T4A slip, see the corresponding box number below.

If you have any questions about the amounts shown on your T4A slip, contact the issuer of the slip.

Box numbers for income sources

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Income sources
Box Description Tags
016

Pension or superannuation

Enter this amount on line 11500 of your return.

Eligible pension may qualify for the pension income amount. See line 31400.

See line 11500 if you received other pensions or superannuation and line 13000 if this amount is considered other income not reported anywhere else.

Box 016 includes the amount from box 128 - Veteran's benefits eligible for pension splitting. 

See Form T1032, Joint Election to Split Pension Income.

 
018

Lump-sum payments

Enter this amount on line 13000 of your return.

Box 018 includes the following amounts:

  • Box 102 - Lump-sum payments - non-resident services transferred under paragraph 60(j)
  • Box 108 - Lump-sum payments from a registered pension plan (RPP) that you cannot transfer
  • Box 110 - Lump-sum payments accrued to December 31, 1971
  • Box 158 - Lump-sum payments that you cannot transfer that are not reported elsewhere
  • Box 180 - Lump-sum payments from a deferred profit-sharing plan (DPSP) that you cannot transfer
  • Box 190 - Lump-sum payments from an unregistered plan
 
020

Self-employed commissions

Enter your gross commissions income on line 13899 and your net commissions income on line 13900 of your return.

 
022

Income tax deducted

Enter on line 43700 of your return the total income tax deducted from all your Canadian information slips issued in your name.

 
024

Annuities

See line 11500 to find out how to report this amount.

Box 024 includes the following amounts:

  • Box 111 - Income averaging annuity contracts (IAAC)
  • Box 115 - Deferred profit-sharing plan (DPSP) annuity or instalment payments
 
048

Fees for services

Enter the amount shown in box 048 on the applicable self-employment line of your return (lines 13500 to 14300).

 
014

Recipient number

Do not report this on your return.

 
028

Other income

Amounts not reported anywhere else on the T4A slip. See line 13000 and lines 13499 to 14300.

 
030

Patronage allocations

Enter this amount on line 13000 of your return.

Do not report this amount if it was for goods and services you consumed and cannot deduct the cost for when you calculate your income.

This amount does not qualify for the federal dividend tax credit.

 
032

Registered pension plan contributions (past service)

Enter the amount you can deduct on line 20700 of your return. For more information, see Guide T4040, RRSPs and Other Registered Plans for Retirement.

Box 032 includes the following amounts:

  • Box 126 - Pre-1990 past service contributions while a contributor
  • Box 162 - Pre-1990 past service contributions while not a contributor
 
034

Pension adjustment

This amount is not an income or a deduction.

Enter this amount on line 20600 of your return.

 
036

Plan registration number

Do not report this on your return.

 
037

Advanced life deferred annuity purchase

This is an amount you transferred to purchase an Advanced Life Deferred Annuity (ALDA). Do not report the amount on your return and do not claim a deduction for the amount transferred.

 
040

RESP accumulated income payments

Enter this amount on line 13000 of your return and complete Form T1172, Additional Tax on Accumulated Income Payments from RESPs.

Box 040 includes the amount from box 122 - RESP accumulated income payments paid to other.

 
042

RESP educational assistance payments

Enter this amount on line 13000 of your return.

For more information, see information sheet RC4092, Registered Education Savings Plans (RESP).

 
046

Charitable donations

Enter this amount on line 1 of your Schedule 9, Donations and Gifts.

For more information, see line 34900.

 
102

Lump-sum payments - non-resident services transferred under paragraph 60(j)

This amount is already included in box 018.

 
104

Research grants

The amount of research grants received minus any allowable expenses incurred for the purpose of carrying on the research work must be reported on line 10400 of your return.

 
105

Scholarships, fellowships, bursaries, and artists' project grants

Enter this amount at line 13010 of your return. 

 
106

Death benefits

This amount is a death benefit from sources other than the Canada Pension Plan or the Quebec Pension Plan.

For more information, see line 13000.

 
107

Payments from a wage-loss replacement plan

Enter this amount on line 10400 of your return.

 
108

Lump-sum payments from a registered pension plan (RPP) that you cannot transfer

This amount is already included in box 018.

 
109

Periodic payments from an unregistered plan

Enter this amount on line 13000 of your return.

 
110

Lump-sum payments accrued to December 31, 1971

This amount is already included in box 018.

 
111

Income averaging annuity contracts (IAAC)

This amount is included in box 024.

 
115

Deferred profit-sharing plan (DPSP) annuity or instalment payments

This amount is already included in box 024.

 
116

Medical travel assistance

Do not report this on your return.

 
117

Loan benefits

Enter this amount on line 13000 of your return.

 
118

Medical premium benefits

Enter this amount on line 10400 of your return.

 
119

Premiums paid to a group term life insurance plan

Enter this amount on line 10400 of your return.

 
122

RESP accumulated income payments paid to other

This amount is already included in box 40.

 
123

Payments from a revoked DPSP

Enter this amount on line 13000 of your return.

 
124

Board and lodging at special work sites

Do not report this on your return.

 
125

Disability benefits paid out of a superannuation or pension plan

Enter this amount on line 13000 of your return.

 
126

Pre-1990 past service contributions while a contributor

This amount is already included in box 032.

 
127

Veterans' benefits

Enter this amount on line 10400 of your return.

 
128 

Veterans' benefits eligible for pension splitting

This amount is already included in box 016.

See Form T1032, Joint Election to Split Pension Income.

 
129

Tax deferred cooperative share

Enter this amount on line 13000 of your return.

This amount may be deferred. For more information, see Line 9605 - Patronage dividends in Guide T4002, Self-employed Business, Professional, Commission, Farming, and Fishing Income.

 
130

Apprenticeship incentive grant or Apprenticeship completion grant

Enter this amount on line 13000 of your return.

For more information, see Service Canada, or call 1-866-742-3644.

 
131

Registered disability savings plan

Enter this amount on line 12500 of your return.

 
132

Wage Earner Protection Program

Enter this amount on line 10400 of your return.

 
133

Variable pension benefits

See line line 11500.

 
134

Tax-Free Savings Account (TFSA) taxable amount

Enter this amount on line 13000 of your return.

 
135

Recipient-paid premiums for private health services plans

See line 33099.

 
136

Parents of Murdered or Missing Children/Parents of Young Victims of Crimes

Enter this amount on line 13000 of your return.

 
142

Indian (exempt income) - Eligible retiring allowance (for 2009 and prior years only)

Do not report this on your return.

 
143

Indian (exempt income) - Non-eligible retiring allowances (for 2009 and prior years only)

Do not report this on your return.

 
144

Indian (exempt income) - Other income

Do not report this on your return.

 
146

Indian (exempt income) - Pension or superannuation

Do not report this on your return.

 
148

Indian (exempt income) - Lump-sum payments

Do not report this on your return.

 
150

Labour Adjustment Benefits Act and Appropriation Acts

Enter this amount on line 13000 of your return.

 
152

SUBP qualified under the Income Tax Act

Enter this amount on line 10400 of your return.

 
154

Cash award or prize from payer

Enter this amount on line 13000 of your return.

 
156

Bankruptcy settlement

Enter this amount on line 10400 of your return.

 
158

Lump-sum payments that you cannot transfer that are not reported elsewhere

This amount is included in box 018.

 
162

Pre-1990 past services contributions while not a contributor

This amount is already included in box 032.

 
180

Lump-sum payments from a deferred profit-sharing plan (DPSP) that you cannot transfer

This amount is included in box 018.

 
190

Lump-sum payments from an unregistered plan

This amount is included in box 018.

 
194

PRPP payments

See line 11500 and line 13000 for information on pooled registered pension plans (PRPP).

 
195

Indian (exempt income) - PRPP payments

Do not report this on your return.

 
196

Tuition assistance for adult basic education

Enter at line 25600 the amount of tuition assistance that is more than the scholarship exemption you can claim for this tuition assistance.

 
197

Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB)

Enter this amount on line 13000 of your return.

COVID-19
198

Canada Emergency Student Benefit (CESB)

Enter this amount on line 13000 of your return.

COVID-19
199

Canada Emergency Student Benefit (CESB) for eligible students with disabilities or those with children or other dependents

Enter this amount on line 13000 of your return.

COVID-19
200

Provincial/Territorial COVID-19 financial assistance payments

Enter this amount on line 13000 of your return.

COVID-19
202

Canada Recovery Benefit (CRB)

Enter this amount on line 13000 of your return. Go to line 23500 to see if you need to repay.

COVID-19
203

Canada Recovery Sickness Benefit (CRSB)

Enter this amount on line 13000 of your return.

COVID-19
204

Canada Recovery Caregiving Benefit (CRCB)

Enter this amount on line 13000 of your return.

COVID-19

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