How to change my address for my taxes?
Would you rather spend your spare time doing your taxes or making your overdue changes of address? If the answer is none of the above, then this article is definitely for you and will save you from headaches !
Changing your address for your taxes: What does it imply ?
Changing your address for tax purposes actually means making the changes with Revenu Québec, at the provincial level, and the Canada Revenu Agency (CRA) at the federal level. Inform both government entities of your new address and you will sleep soundly!
How to change my address for my taxes in Quebec? | Revenu Quebec
You have 3 options :
- The Service Québécois de Changement d’Adresse (SQCA) – The Quebec’s government online change of address service
- Using My Account online; a personalized, secure and confidential space
- By phone
1. The Service Québécois de Changement d’Adresse (SQCA)
When it will be time to move, the Service Québécois de Changement d’Adresse will actually be your best friend! This option allows you to notify simultaneously 6 governmental departments (and agencies) of your change of address. All at once, you will be able to notify:
- Revenu Québec;
- Chief Electoral Officer;
- Ministère du Travail, de l’Emploi et de la Solidarité sociale (Labor, Employment and Social inclusion);
- Régie de l’assurance maladie du Québec (RAMQ – Health Insurance);
- Retraite Québec (Pension Plan);
- Société de l’assurance automobile du Québec (SAAQ – Driver’s license)
To take advantage of this service, you will need:
- Your social insurance number;
- Your first and last name;
- Your date of birth;
- Your current postal code;
- The amount on line 199 of your income tax return for the last taxation year for which you received a notice of assessment
Quick tips: Save your reference number. You will thus be able to view the status of your change of address.
2. Online using My Account; a personalized, secure and confidential space
Every Quebec Citizen has the option to fulfill their tax obligations using the My Account secure online space provided by Revenu Quebec.
I have access to My Account!
Simply make your changes of address using My Account and check that the updates are effective immediately.
I do not have access to My Account.
The first time you use this service, registering your account can be tedious as many documents are required. However, the good thing is that once created you will use your online account every year during tax season.
To create an account, follow the required steps. If patience is not your greatest virtue, call Revenu Québec directly.
3. By phone
You can notify Revenu Québec of your change of address by phone from Monday to Friday between 8:30AM and 4:30 PM.
1 800 267-6299 (toll-free)
Before contacting Revenu Québec, you should have at least 2 of the following documents on hand:
- your most recent notice of assessment;
- your most recent notice of determination;
- your most recent income tax return;
- any other notice that was recently sent to you by Revenu Québec.
How to change my address for my taxes in Canada (federal level)? | Canada Revenu Agency (CRA)
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