myTaxExpress NETFILE Restriction
- Supports returns for all provinces and territories
- Doesn't support T1273 for Harmonized AgriStability and
AgriInvest Farming Program Information
myTaxExpress 2021 NETFILE is certified by CRA. The
certified version is available on download page.
Please check myTaxExpress certification status from CRA web site.
NETFILE is an easy-to-use, convenient option for filing your
personal tax return. It streamlines
the tax-filing process and offers the following benefits:
For tax year 2021, the NETFILE transmission service opens
from February 21, 2022.
- secure and confidential;
- faster refunds (in as quick as eight business days);
- greater accuracy (with the use of software, we don't
re-key the information and there is less chance of
- no paper return to mail;
- no receipts to send in, unless CRA asks for them at a
myTaxExpress, started from tax year
2002, has been certified for NETFILE by Canada Revenue
Agency (CRA) for tax year
from 2002 to 2022.
Limit of 20 returns
From tax year 2007, CRA requires all NETFILE software can
only prepare a maximum of 20 returns for NETFILE or
Print per software installation per computer.
However, this limit doesn't apply to myTaxExpress EFILE
software. One good thing is that myTaxExpress EFILE and
NETFILE software are working exactly the same way, they
process the same format .r0x tax return file. Another
of EFILE is that you don't need tax payer's NETFILE access
code any more, and the procedure of submitting EFILE is in
a similar way of submitting NETFILE.
If you use NETFILE software to prepare other people's tax
return before, We strongly suggest you switch to
myTaxExpress EFILE software. So you
won't be affected by the new limitation of 20 returns. To
use EFILE software, you need to register with CRA to get
EFiler ID and password. You apply
once and then you can renew the EFiler ID every year. You
can apply it online from CRA
We can assist you switching from myTaxExpress NETFILE
software to myTaxExpress EFILE software.
myTaxExpress EFILE software is operated almost the same as
Netfile software. You can also import
previous years' tax return files (prepared by Netfile
software) to EFile software. So the transition is a
If you prepare other people's tax returns, you should use
myTaxExpress EFILE version.