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In the CD/download edition of TurboTax, how do I use Auto-fill my return?

Before you begin, register for My Account

If you’d like to use CRA’s Auto-fill my return service to automatically fill out part of your tax return, you need to be registered for Canada Revenue Agency (CRA)’s My Account. Follow these step-by-step instructions to register.

Note: You do not have to use Auto-fill my return to complete your tax return.

How to use Auto-fill my return in EasyStep mode (recommended for all users)

  1. In the upper-right area of TurboTax, select Find.
  2. Note: If you can’t access the Find button, you may not have completed the Introduction and Profile sections of your return. Continue completing your return until the Find button becomes accessible.

  3. In the Find field, type “CRA.”
  4. From the list of results, select CRA Import, then select Go. (Quebec residents: select CRA and RQ Import, then select Go).
  5. This takes you to the Name, let’s get a jump-start by downloading your tax info into your return step.

  6. Select Import next to the return you want to download your tax information for.
  7. Follow the instructions to download your slips and other information.

How to use Auto-fill my return in Forms method (recommended for advanced users)

  1. From the File menu up top, select File.
  2. Select Import tax data from CRA/RQ.
  3. This takes you to the Name, let’s get a jump-start by downloading your tax info into your return step.

  4. Select Import next to the return you want to download your tax information for.
  5. Follow the instructions to download your slips and other information.

Service availability

CRA’s Auto-fill service opens for the 2018 tax year on February 18, 2019.

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