AvanTax Filing Services

We've been working with Canadian tax information slips for decades. We annually prepare hundreds of XML submissions and distribute many thousands of slips for clients of every size and description. We like what we do and we're very good at it!

A little bit about us

We are a service of ELM Computer Systems Inc., a Toronto based IT firm providing tax and custom software solutions throughout North America since 1978.

about us

AvanTax Filing Services provides reliable Canadian tax slip processing and data filing services for organizations of every size. From multi-nationals with tens of thousands of recipients to firms with a staff of two or three, we give each client the best service available.

Mission

Our mission is to provide you with the best Canadian tax slip processing services available. We will prepare your return in a timely manner, at reasonable cost and with a team of experts; each of whom has several decades of experience in Canadian tax slip preparation.

Community

You'll never be just another invoice with us. We know that, no matter its size, the heart and soul of your business are the people who show up each day and contribute to its success. We'll work closely with your people to ensure your returns are filed correctly and quickly.

WeDoIT

Once you've uploaded your data you won't have to do anything else; we take care of everything. We'll prepare and distribute your recipient tax slips; we'll submit your XML files to the CRA & RQ transfer sites; and we'll provide you with final reports for your own records.

slips

Tax slips we can prepare for you include:
Canada Revenue Agency: RRSP, NR4, T1204, T215, T3, T4, T4A, T4ANR, T4ARCA, T4E, T4PS, T4RIF, T4RSP, T5, T5007, T5008, T5013, T5018, T2200, T2202A & TFSA
Revenu Québec: RL1, RL2, RL3, RL5, RL8, RL11, RL15, RL16, RL18, RL22, RL24, RL25, RL27, RL30, RL31 & TP-64

WhyAvanTaxFilingServices

How does the cost of AvanTax Filing Services compare to that of a desktop application? It's been our experience that AvanTax Filing Services does much better than break even once the overhead of in-house processing & distribution have been considered.

What We Do For Our Clients

We convert raw tax slip data into CRA/RQ XML files and efile on your behalf. We also print & mail recipient slips or distribute slips as secure PDF to the recipient's email.

OUR MOST REQUESTED TAX FILING SERVICES

Prepare & Submit XML Returns to CRA or RQ
Prepare Canadian Tax Slips for Firms in USA
Prepare Amended, Cancelled & Customized Slips
Email Password Protected Recipient PDFs
Print, Fold & Mail Recipient Slips

OUR MOST REQUESTED CRA & RQ FORMS

T4 Returns
T4A Returns
RL1 Returns
RL31 Returns
Other Returns: T3, T5, T2200, T2202A, RL2, RL3, RL24 ...

Meet The Team

We're more than just words on a website, we're people. We're people who will listen to you (because you're people too) and work with you to ensure that your data is treated with the utmost care and processed exactly as you wish.

Our people are ...

Our Services

Whether you're 100% Canadian, or an American or multi-national with Canadian operations, we'll save you time and money. Our agents have decades of experience in tax slip processing and annually prepare hundreds of tax returns. We'll create, validate and electronically submit your XML return and prepare and distribute recipient slips on your behalf.

Basic Package

Simply provide us with your data and we'll give you back a completed return. Our Basic Package includes these services:

Import data from CSV/Excel/XML
Convert data to XML
Verify against CRA/RQ XML schemas
Client & internal reviews
Submit XML to CRA/RQ
PDF of all recipient slips
Client copies of all reports

Optional Services

Delegate more of your work to us and save even more of your time, add any combination of our Optional Services:

Printed recipient slips
Return ship printed slips
Fold & mail printed slips
Include custom cover letter
Individual recipient PDF slips
Email secure PDF slips
Include custom attachment

Custom Services

We're not just limited to processing mere tax forms either, we also offer a wide variety of Custom Services; including:

Unclaimed property filing
Previous year submissions
Multi-page forms printing
Create XML from any source
Customized forms
Customized data printing
Customized XML formatting



All tax slip & XML output prepared and distributed by AvanTax Filing Services is approved by Canada Revenue Agency and Revenu Québec

CLIENT CASE STUDIES

Over the years we've prepared countless returns for a wide variety of business types. Below are just a few examples of the work we've done in the way of tax slip preparation and XML data processing for our clients. What can we do for you?

Stock Plan Administration

17,000 Recipient Slips
26 Returns: T4RSP | T5 | T5008 | RL-18
Convert data to XML & eFile
Sort, print & mail recipient slips
PDF copies of bad-address recipient slips
Final reports & XML submission confirmations

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Media Event Management

300 Recipient Slips
4 Returns: T4 | T4A | RL-1
Generate RL-1 returns from T4A data
Convert data to XML & eFile
Final reports & XML submission confirmations
Amended & Cancelled returns

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Employee Benefits Admin.

40,000 Recipient Slips
25 Returns: T4A
Data correction
Convert data to XML & eFile
Sort, print & mail recipient slips
Final reports & XML submission confirmations

Read More

Unclaimed Property Reports

130 Properties, 700 Owners
Develop custom Text-to-XML converter
Convert raw data to XML & eFile
Final reports & XML submission confirmations

Read More

Direct Sales

380 Recipient Slips
1 Return: T4A
Convert data to XML & eFile
Create encrypted PDF slips
Email PDF slips to recipients
Final reports & XML submission confirmations

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Investment Management

4,000 Recipient Slips
2 Returns: NR4 | T3
Data correction
Convert data to XML & eFile
Design custom print output
Sort, custom print & mail recipient slips
Final reports & submission confirmations
Amended & Cancelled returns

Read More

What Our Clients Say

We like our clients a lot! We enjoy working with them 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 impress our clients and exceed their expectations. Here's what a few of our clients have said about our service.

AVANTAX FILING SERVICES RATES

Cost and level breaks for our Standard Package and each Optional Service are shown below. Contact us for large volume quotes or to discuss forms or services not in this list.


STANDARD PACKAGE
Required

Import data; Convert to CRA/RQ XML; Client review; Submit XML; PDF documentation
1,000 slips or less
$1.00 / slip
$350.00 minimum
1,001 to 5,000 slips
$1,000.00 for first 1,000 slips
$0.50 each additional slip
5,001 slips or more
$3,000.00 for first 5,000 slips
$0.33 each additional slip

OPTIONAL SERVICES
Printed Slips
750 slips or less
$350.00 minimum
751 to 1,000 slips
$350.00 for first 750 slips
$0.20 each additional slip
1,001 slips or more
$400.00 for first 1,000 slips
$0.15 each additional slip
Fold & Envelope Printed Slips
500 slips or less
$250.00 minimum
501 slips or more
$250.00 for first 500 slips
$0.50 each additional slip
Mail Printed Slips to Recipients
Postage
Current Canadian postal rates
Print return address on envelopes
$0.50 / Slip
$100.00 minimum
Deliver slips to postal gateway
$81.00 / 1,000 slips
$194.00 / 10,000 slips
Return Ship Printed Slips to Client
Deliver slips to client
$10.00 / 500 slips
$25.00 minimum
Individual PDF Recipient Slips
Individual recipient slips
(password protected)
$300.00 for first 300 slips
$0.08 each additional slip
$50.00 minimum
Email PDF Slips to Recipients
Email recipient slips
(password protected)
$0.08 / slip
$150.00 minimum

AMENDING, CANCELLING & ADDING SLIPS
Standard Package
Small qty. - No extra charge
Large qty. - Standard Rates
Optional Services
Standard Rates

FORMS CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
Canada Revenue Agency
RRSP / NR4 / T1204 / T215 / T3 / T4 / T4A / T4ANR
T4E / T4ARCA / T4PS / T4RIF / T4RSP / T5
T5007 / T5008 / T5013 / T5018
T2200 / T2202A / TFSA
Revenu Québec
RL-1 / RL-2 / RL-3 / RL-5 / RL-8
RL-11 / RL-15 / RL-16 / RL-18 / RL-22
RL-24 / RL-25 / RL-27 / RL-30 / RL-31 / TP-64

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Start Using AvanTax Filing Services

AvanTax Filing Services converts Canadian tax information slip data in CSV, XLS/XLSX or XML files into Canada Revenue Agency & Revenu Québec XML formats. We can process data for any number of recipients; for any number of payers; for any conceivable situation.

Get Started

Complete our Order Form and we'll get working for you today! Please note that we must receive your data no less than a week before its filing deadline in order for us to have sufficient time to process your data, submit reports for your review and still be able to meet the filing deadline.

Data Templates

Our Import Templates prepare your data for import into our system with Import Format details for each field of every form; ensuring that your data is compatible with our system. Contact Us to discuss process of custom XML and forms not already available in our system.

System Security

We respect the privacy of your data and we place a very high priority on data security. Data can only be uploaded to us through our secure client portal and, on import into our system, is encrypted from start to finish. Refer to our Terms & Conditions for details of our privacy policies.

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AvanTax Filing Services

is owned and operated by

ELM Computer Systems Inc.
502 Gordon Baker Road
North York, ON, M2H 3B4
800 268 3211 (116)

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