Software to fill Canada departure tax

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CadCad
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Software to fill Canada departure tax

Post by CadCad » Mon Feb 04, 2019 11:22 pm

In 2018 I became a non resident of Canada and this year I'm filing my departure tax, previously I have used free StudioTax with no hiccups but I just found they don't support departure tax...

Could you recommend a software package that can properly handle departure tax intricacies? (T1161, T1243, tax credits prorate, etc.).

On the USA side, does any of the big players support importing a Canadian return to extract foreign tax credit, etc?

Thank you!

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Re: Software to fill Canada departure tax

Post by nelsona » Tue Feb 05, 2019 9:53 am

ufile online works fine
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Re: Software to fill Canada departure tax

Post by nelsona » Tue Feb 05, 2019 9:54 am

As for US side, you have to input the Cdn tax of course, and any Cdn income.
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Re: Software to fill Canada departure tax

Post by CadCad » Wed Feb 06, 2019 12:56 am

Regarding ufile, I saw another post in this forum where someone in my same situation could not find some of the forms related to the departure tax return.

Is still the best option to manually add them after printing the supported forms from ufile?

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Re: Software to fill Canada departure tax

Post by nelsona » Wed Feb 06, 2019 12:04 pm

I'm quite sure they are there. But, since you cannot efile departure returns anyways, if you want to print out the files and add manual ones (you can't always do that with software, I guess you can try.
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Re: Software to fill Canada departure tax

Post by CadCad » Thu Feb 21, 2019 12:54 am

In case someone else runs into this, I reached out to UFile support and this was their response:

"The forms T1161 "List of Properties by an Emigrant of Canada", T1243 "Deemed Disposition of Property by an Emigrant of Canada" and T1244 "Election to Defer the Payment of Tax on Income Relating to the Deemed Disposition of Property" are not supported by the program."

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Re: Software to fill Canada departure tax

Post by nelsona » Fri Feb 22, 2019 1:59 pm

Thanks for the heads up. They used to. use paper forms for these.
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Re: Software to fill Canada departure tax

Post by CadCad » Sat Feb 23, 2019 1:59 am

Yep, that's the plan :)

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