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!

about us

Provided by ELM Computer Systems (also developers of the AvanTax eForms desktop application) AvanTax Filing Services provides safe, secure and reliable online processing of Canadian tax slips; including slip preparation & distribution, XML submissions and filing services for any organization of any size.

From multi-national firms with tens of thousands of recipients to shops with two or three, if you operate in Canada we offer the best Canadian tax slip filing services available.

Mission

Our mission is to provide you with the best tax information slip processing services available, whether on paper or electronic; you'll never be 'just another invoice' with AvanTax.

We know that the heart and soul of your business are the people who show up each day to contribute to its success and our team of experts will work closely with them to ensure your Canadian tax information slip returns are filed correctly and quickly.

Community

Once you've sent us your order form and signed our terms we'll
Create your account on our Secure Client Portal
Guide you through uploading your data to our portal
Import your data & validate to CRA or RQ XML schemas
Provide preview reports for your approval
Prepare and submit your XML return(s) to CRA or RQ
Prepare a PDF of recipient slips for your distribution
Provide final reports for your records
Delete your private data from our portal

WeDoIT

Our online slip processing & XML submission service is simple, secure and safe. Once you've uploaded your data to our SSL encrypted client portal you're done! We prepare, print & mail or email your recipient slips; we'll submit your XML files to CRA or RQ; and we provide all reports for your records.

We also process third-party returns and create individual, custom named slips suitable for download over a corporate portal.

slips

We prepare all of the tax slips and returns listed here; and we'll also take special requests!
♦ Canada Revenue Agency: AGR-1, NR4, RRSP, T3, T4, T4A, T4ANR, T4ARCA, T4E, T4PS, T4RIF, T4RSP, T5, T215, T550, T1204, T5007, T5008, T5013, T5018, T2200, T2200S, T2202 & TFSA
♦ Revenu Québec: Relevé 1, Relevé 2, Relevé 3, Relevé 5, Relevé 8, Relevé 11, Relevé 15, Relevé 16, Relevé 18, Relevé 22, Relevé 24, Relevé 25, Relevé 27, Relevé 30, Relevé 31 & TP-64.3

WhyAvanTaxFilingServices

How does AvanTax Filing Services compare to processing tax slips in-house? Our volume lets us reduce processing, printing and postage costs for our clients and our decades of experience in Canadian tax processing let us do the job right.

Our clients save money and reduce stress when they subcontract their data processing to us. Give yourself a break and let us do the same for you.

AvanTaxFilingServicesNews

We've added the T550 - Application for Registration of RSPs, ESPs or RIFS under Section 146, 146.1 and 146.3 of the Income Tax Act.

We've added the AGR-1 Statement of Farm-Support Payments.

We've added the T2200S - Conditions of Employment which CRA added for 2020 as a shorter counterpart to the T2200.

Our Most Requested Services

We'll convert your tax slip data into a CRA or RQ format XML file & efile it on your behalf. We can also prepare individual recipient slips for corporate portals; print, fold & mail paper slips or securely email slips as password protected PDFs.

Prepare & Submit XML Files to CRA & RQ
Prepare Canadian Tax Slips for US & Multinational Firms
Prepare Additional, Amended, Cancelled & Custom Slips
Prepare & Email Password Protected Recipient PDFs
Print, Fold & Mail Recipient Slips

Our Most Requested Slips & Forms

We prepare & distribute hundreds of thousands of Canadian tax information slips annually. The T4A slip is by far our most 'popular' CRA form, but we also prepare high volumes of many other CRA & RQ slips as well.

T4A Returns
T2200 & T2200S Returns
T2202 Returns
Relevé 1 Returns
NR4, T3, T5, RL 2, RL 3, RL 24 Returns ... AND MORE!

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 who will 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 big, small, 100% Canadian, or an American or multi-national with Canadian operations, our expertise will save you time and money. We have decades of experience in Canadian tax slip processing and will efficiently create, validate and electronically submit your XML return to CRA or RQ and prepare and distribute all of your recipient slips.

Basic Package

Upload your data through our online service and we'll give you back a completed return; our Basic Package includes:

Import from CSV, Excel & XML
XML data conversion
CRA & RQ XML file validation
Client & internal reviews
Submit XML to CRA & RQ
PDF of all recipient slips
File 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:

Print recipient slips
Return ship printed slips
Issue printed recipient 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 years' 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 & Relevé 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 & Relevé 1
♦ Generate Relevé 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

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Unclaimed Property Reports

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

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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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Customer Experience Svc.

♦ 5,200 Recipient Slips
♦ 2 Returns: T4 & Relevé 1
♦ Third-party amended return
♦ Data rebuilding & filtering
♦ Maintain existing RL-1 sequence numbering
♦ Print & mail subset of recipient slips
♦ Submit XML files containing data subset
♦ Final reports & XML submission confirmations

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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.

RATE SCHEDULE

Cost and level breaks for AvanTax Filing Services' Standard Package and Additional Services are shown below. Contact us to discuss forms and XML services not shown below.



STANDARD PACKAGE

Required

1,000 slips or less
$1.00 / slip
Min. $450.00
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
Services Included
with Standard Package
  ► Secure data transfer
  ► Data conversion to XML format
  ► Pre-submission client review
  ► Submit XML files to CRA & RQ
  ► Provide slip & summary PDF files
  ► Forms & XML approved by CRA & RQ
  ► Our friendly and knowledgable team
Additions, Amendments & Cancellations
$250.00 / incident
Additional Services as listed below
  ► Data received within two weeks of its CRA/RQ filing deadline cannot be guaranteed to have its XML submission & recipient slip distribution completed by the deadline.
  ► Data received within two weeks of its CRA/RQ filing deadline will be subject to an additional $25.00 service fee per day; to a maximum of $350.00.


ADDITIONAL SERVICES

Optional

Print Recipient Slips
$150.00 / 1,000 slips
Min. $300.00
Fold & Envelope Printed Slips
$150.00 / 1,000 slips
Min. $200.00
Print Return Address
$75.00 / 1,000 slips
Min. $100.00
Use AFS as Return Addressee
(if client has no Canadian address)
Min. $150.00
Candian Postage
(2022 rates)
$0.92 / slip (CAN)
$1.30 / slip (USA)
$2.66 / slip (INT)
Deliver to Postal Gateway
Min. $130.00
Return Ship Slips to Client
$25.00 / 500 slips
Min. $50.00
Individual Recipient Slip PDFs
$100.00 / 1,000 slips
Min. $150.00
Email Recipient Slip PDFs
(explicit recipient consent required)
$100.00 / 1,000 slips
Min. $300.00
Repair import file format errors
$150.00 / hour
Min. $300.00
Custom Printing Services
  ► Certification signatures
  ► Corporate logos
  ► Customized forms
  ► Watermarks
Quotations available on request


SERVICES COST COMPARISON

Approximate costs for a single return

Standard Package Services
  ► Private Secure Client Portal account
  ► XML data conversion
  ► Client data review
  ► Internet data file transfer (XML)
  ► PDFs of slips & XML confirmation
Slip Count
Est. Cost
500
1,000
5,000
20,000
$500.00
$1,000.00
$3,000.00
$8,000.00
Email Services
All Standard Package Services, plus
  ► Password protected recipent slips
  ► Optional second attachment
  ► Client specified return email
  ► Email secure recipient slips
Slip Count
Est. Cost
500
1,000
5,000
20,000
$800.00
$1,500.00
$4,500.00
$11,500.00
Print & Mail Services
All Standard Package Services, plus
  ► Print, fold & insert slips
  ► Return address on envelopes
  ► Postage (current rates)
  ► Delivery to postal gateway
Slip Count
Est. Cost
500
1,000
5,000
20,000
$1,700.00
$2,750.00
$10,000.00
$38,000.00

All prices in Canadian funds (taxes not incl.) and may change without notice
 


AVAILABLE FORMS

Contact us for CRA & RQ forms not listed here
or if you have custom XML data you'd like us to process

Canada Revenu Agency Information Slips
AGR-1 - Statement of Farm-Support Payments
NR4 - Statement of Amounts Paid or Credited to Non-Residents of Canada
RRSP - RRSP contribution receipt return
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 (RCA)
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
T215 - Past Service Pension Adjustment (PSPA) Exempt from Certification
T550 - Application for Registration of RSPs, ESPs or RIFS under Section 146, 146.1 and 146.3 of the Income Tax Act
T1204 - Government Service Contract Payments
T2200 - Declaration of Conditions of Employment
T2200S - Declaration of Conditions of Employment for Working at Home due to COVID-19
T2202 - Tuition and Enrolment Certificate (replaces the T11B & T2202A forms)
T5007 - Statement of Benefits
T5008 - Statement of Securities Transactions
T5013 - Statement of Partnership Income / Partnership Information Return
T5018 - Statement of Contract Payments
TFSA - Individual Record / Annual Information Return
Revenu Québec Information Information Slips
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 - 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

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.

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Getting Started

It's as easy as completing our Order Form. We'll start working for you right away! Note that we must receive your data no less than two weeks before its filing deadline to have enough time to submit reports for your review, process your data and meet the filing deadline.

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Data Templates

Populate our Import Templates with your data and upload it to our Secure CLient Portal. Import Format details each field of every form to ensure that your data is compatible with our system. Contact Us for custom XML or forms not already available in our system.

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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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However you get in touch with us, we'd like to hear how we can help you!

AvanTax Filing Services

is owned and operated by

ELM Computer Systems Inc.
200 One Valleywood Drive
Markham, ON, L3R 5L9

800 268 3211

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