topic What is the NETFILE Access Code (NAC), and how do I use it? in Other tax topics https://turbotax.community.intuit.ca/community/tax-topics/help/what-is-the-netfile-access-code-nac-and-how-do-i-use-it/01/1797617#M2164 <P>Starting in the 2020 fiscal year, <STRONG>the 8-character alphanumeric code found in the upper-right hand corner on your Notice of Assessment</STRONG> (NOA), is being referred to as the <STRONG>NETFILE Access Code, or NAC</STRONG>.</P> <P>The CRA plans to use this code for tax filers who may need to call in to the CRA customer service line for assistance with their tax information or return(s).</P> <H3> <A data-toggle="collapse" href="#collapse1" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"><I class="on-right icon-caret-right"></I>How do I locate my code?</A></H3> <DIV id="collapse1" class="section collapse"> <H2><STRONG>Notice of Assessment - paper copy</STRONG></H2> <P><IMG src="https://digitalasset.intuit.com/IMAGE/A3UAOcmdm/NOA_Letter_Infobyte_EN.jpg" alt="NOA_Letter_Infobyte_EN.jpg" /></P> <P>To find your NAC code on the paper, or physical, copy of your Notice of Assessment, look to the <STRONG>top-right corner</STRONG> on the <STRONG>first page</STRONG> of your document. The alphanumeric code under your Notice Details is your NAC.</P> <H2></H2> <H2><STRONG>Notice of Assessment - via CRA My Account</STRONG></H2> <P><IMG src="https://digitalasset.intuit.com/IMAGE/A4o7t0nA3/eNac.png" alt="eNac.png" /></P> <P>To locate your NAC code via your CRA - My Account online, follow the steps listed below:</P> <OL> <LI>Login to your <STRONG>CRA - My Account</STRONG></LI> <LI>Scroll down to the <STRONG>Tax Returns</STRONG> section</LI> <LI>Click on <STRONG>Go To Tax Return Details</STRONG></LI> <LI>Choose the link for the <STRONG>Notice of Assessment</STRONG> you want to retrieve your NAC from</LI> <LI>Your NAC code will be listed next to <STRONG>Access Code</STRONG> in the <STRONG>upper-right corner</STRONG> of your assessment</LI> </OL> </DIV> <H3> <A data-toggle="collapse" href="#collapse2" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"><I class="on-right icon-caret-right"></I>What is the purpose of this code?</A></H3> <DIV id="collapse2" class="section collapse"> <P>The NAC&nbsp;is intended to be used as an extra level of security to authenticate an individual's identification prior to using NETFILE. This code will eliminate the need to provide the CRA with a specific line number off a previous year’s tax return when calling to authenticate your account.</P> </DIV> <H3> <A data-toggle="collapse" href="#collapse3" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"><I class="on-right icon-caret-right"></I>Where do I enter this code in TurboTax?</A></H3> <DIV id="collapse3" class="section collapse"> <P><IMG src="https://digitalasset.intuit.com/IMAGE/A2YO2r5n5/Screen_Shot_2021-01-13_at_1.31.48_PM.png" alt="Screen" /></P> <P>When beginning your NETFILE process, you will be met with a screen similar to this. If you choose to enter your NAC code, you may do so in the box provided, then click <STRONG>Continue</STRONG>.</P> <P>Please note that this is an <STRONG><EM>optional field</EM></STRONG>, and does not need to be filled out in order for you to successfully NETFILE. However, should you choose to enter this code, it must match what the CRA has on file. After 5 unsuccessful attempts to enter this code, your account will become locked (for security purposes), and you will be given an error message with information to contact the CRA.</P> </DIV> <H3> <A data-toggle="collapse" href="#collapse4" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"><I class="on-right icon-caret-right"></I>Does this apply to all filers using Netfile?</A></H3> <DIV id="collapse4" class="section collapse"> <P>If you are a first-time tax filer, you have not yet been issued a NAC code, and therefore are exempt from choosing to enter one when using NETFILE. Likewise, prior year returns will also be excluded from the option of using the NAC.</P> </DIV> <H2>Related information:</H2> <P> <A href="https://turbotax.intuit.ca/tips/netfile-access-code-nac-12156" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Learn more about the NAC here</A></P> <P> <A href="https://turbotax.community.intuit.ca/questions/1190093" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">What is NETFILE?</A></P> <P> <A href="https://turbotax.community.intuit.ca/questions/1302263" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">How do I know if my return was filed using NETFILE and received by the CRA?</A></P> <P> <A href="https://turbotax.community.intuit.ca/questions/1507812" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">In the online edition of TurboTax, how do I submit my tax return to CRA using the NETFILE service?</A></P> <P> <A href="https://turbotax.community.intuit.ca/questions/1189801" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">In the CD/download edition of TurboTax, how do I submit my tax return to CRA using the NETFILE service?</A></P> Thu, 15 Apr 2021 03:43:50 GMT TurboTax Support 2021-04-15T03:43:50Z What is the NETFILE Access Code (NAC), and how do I use it? https://turbotax.community.intuit.ca/community/tax-topics/help/what-is-the-netfile-access-code-nac-and-how-do-i-use-it/01/1797617#M2164 Starting in the 2020 fiscal year, the 8-character alphanumeric code found in the upper-right hand corner on your Notice of Assessment (NOA), is being referred to as the NETFILE Access Code, or NAC. The CRA plans to use this code for tax filers who may need to call in to the CRA customer service line for assistance with their tax information or return(s). How do I locate my code? Notice of Assessment - paper copy To find your NAC code on the paper, or physical, copy of your Notice of Assessment, look to the top-right corner on the first page of your document. The alphanumeric code under your Notice Details is your NAC. Notice of Assessment - via CRA My Account To locate your NAC code via your CRA - My Account online, follow the steps listed below: Login to your CRA - My Account Scroll down to the Tax Returns section Click on Go To Tax Return Details Choose the link for the Notice of Assessment you want to retrieve your NAC from Your NAC code will be listed next to Access Code in the upper-right corner of your assessment What is the purpose of this code? The NAC&nbsp;is intended to be used as an extra level of security to authenticate an individual's identification prior to using NETFILE. This code will eliminate the need to provide the CRA with a specific line number off a previous ... Thu, 15 Apr 2021 03:43:50 GMT https://turbotax.community.intuit.ca/community/tax-topics/help/what-is-the-netfile-access-code-nac-and-how-do-i-use-it/01/1797617#M2164 TurboTax Support 2021-04-15T03:43:50Z
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<P>Starting in the 2020 fiscal year, <STRONG>the 8-character alphanumeric code found in the upper-right hand corner on your Notice of Assessment</STRONG> (NOA), is being referred to as the <STRONG>NETFILE Access Code, or NAC</STRONG>.</P> <P>The CRA plans to use this code for tax filers who may need to call in to the CRA customer service line for assistance with their tax information or return(s).</P> <H3> <A data-toggle="collapse" href="#collapse1" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"><I class="on-right icon-caret-right"></I>How do I locate my code?</A></H3> <DIV id="collapse1" class="section collapse"> <H2><STRONG>Notice of Assessment - paper copy</STRONG></H2> <P><IMG src="https://digitalasset.intuit.com/IMAGE/A3UAOcmdm/NOA_Letter_Infobyte_EN.jpg" alt="NOA_Letter_Infobyte_EN.jpg" /></P> <P>To find your NAC code on the paper, or physical, copy of your Notice of Assessment, look to the <STRONG>top-right corner</STRONG> on the <STRONG>first page</STRONG> of your document. The alphanumeric code under your Notice Details is your NAC.</P> <H2></H2> <H2><STRONG>Notice of Assessment - via CRA My Account</STRONG></H2> <P><IMG src="https://digitalasset.intuit.com/IMAGE/A4o7t0nA3/eNac.png" alt="eNac.png" /></P> <P>To locate your NAC code via your CRA - My Account online, follow the steps listed below:</P> <OL> <LI>Login to your <STRONG>CRA - My Account</STRONG></LI> <LI>Scroll down to the <STRONG>Tax Returns</STRONG> section</LI> <LI>Click on <STRONG>Go To Tax Return Details</STRONG></LI> <LI>Choose the link for the <STRONG>Notice of Assessment</STRONG> you want to retrieve your NAC from</LI> <LI>Your NAC code will be listed next to <STRONG>Access Code</STRONG> in the <STRONG>upper-right corner</STRONG> of your assessment</LI> </OL> </DIV> <H3> <A data-toggle="collapse" href="#collapse2" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"><I class="on-right icon-caret-right"></I>What is the purpose of this code?</A></H3> <DIV id="collapse2" class="section collapse"> <P>The NAC&nbsp;is intended to be used as an extra level of security to authenticate an individual's identification prior to using NETFILE. This code will eliminate the need to provide the CRA with a specific line number off a previous year’s tax return when calling to authenticate your account.</P> </DIV> <H3> <A data-toggle="collapse" href="#collapse3" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"><I class="on-right icon-caret-right"></I>Where do I enter this code in TurboTax?</A></H3> <DIV id="collapse3" class="section collapse"> <P><IMG src="https://digitalasset.intuit.com/IMAGE/A2YO2r5n5/Screen_Shot_2021-01-13_at_1.31.48_PM.png" alt="Screen" /></P> <P>When beginning your NETFILE process, you will be met with a screen similar to this. If you choose to enter your NAC code, you may do so in the box provided, then click <STRONG>Continue</STRONG>.</P> <P>Please note that this is an <STRONG><EM>optional field</EM></STRONG>, and does not need to be filled out in order for you to successfully NETFILE. However, should you choose to enter this code, it must match what the CRA has on file. After 5 unsuccessful attempts to enter this code, your account will become locked (for security purposes), and you will be given an error message with information to contact the CRA.</P> </DIV> <H3> <A data-toggle="collapse" href="#collapse4" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"><I class="on-right icon-caret-right"></I>Does this apply to all filers using Netfile?</A></H3> <DIV id="collapse4" class="section collapse"> <P>If you are a first-time tax filer, you have not yet been issued a NAC code, and therefore are exempt from choosing to enter one when using NETFILE. Likewise, prior year returns will also be excluded from the option of using the NAC.</P> </DIV> <H2>Related information:</H2> <P> <A href="https://turbotax.intuit.ca/tips/netfile-access-code-nac-12156" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Learn more about the NAC here</A></P> <P> <A href="https://turbotax.community.intuit.ca/questions/1190093" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">What is NETFILE?</A></P> <P> <A href="https://turbotax.community.intuit.ca/questions/1302263" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">How do I know if my return was filed using NETFILE and received by the CRA?</A></P> <P> <A href="https://turbotax.community.intuit.ca/questions/1507812" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">In the online edition of TurboTax, how do I submit my tax return to CRA using the NETFILE service?</A></P> <P> <A href="https://turbotax.community.intuit.ca/questions/1189801" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">In the CD/download edition of TurboTax, how do I submit my tax return to CRA using the NETFILE service?</A></P>
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