How to change your return
Do not file another return for that year.
Wait for your notice of assessment before asking for changes to your return.
You can ask for a change to a return for a tax year ending in any of the 10 previous calendar years. This year, you can only ask for changes for tax year 2005 or later.
Log on to My Account.
Click Change my return.
You can ask for changes to your:
- current year return
- returns for the previous 9 years
Send both of the following to your tax centre:
- a completed Form T1-ADJ, T1 Adjustment Request, or a signed letter giving details of your request (including the years of the returns to be changed), your social insurance number, your address, and a telephone number where we can call you during the day
- all supporting documents for the change, including those for the original assessment, unless you have already sent them to us
Send your current year return separately from any request to change a return for another year.
- online, usually within 2 weeks
- by mail, usually within 8 weeks
It may take longer if:
- Your request is sent in late summer or fall
- Your request needs more review
- We have to contact you or your authorized representative for more information or documentation
When our review is done we will send you:
- a notice of reassessment showing our changes to your return or
- a letter explaining why we did not make the changes you asked for or if no changes were needed
To change your address, go to How to change your address.
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