TurboTax FAQ
TurboTax FAQ
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When is NETFILE available?

For tax year 2018 tax returns:

  • CRA’s NETFILE service opens on February 18th, 2019.
  • CRA’s Auto-fill my return service, ReFILE service and the T1135 transmission service also open on February 18th, 2019.


For tax year 2017, 2016, and 2015 tax returns:

  • CRA’s NETFILE, ReFILE and T1135 transmission services are closed for annual maintenance from January 25th, 2019 to February 18th, 2019. They reopen February 18th, 2019.
  • CRA’s Auto-fill my return service is closed for annual maintenance from February 8th to February 18th, 2019. It reopens February 18th, 2019.


For tax year 2014 tax returns:

  • NETFILE stops accepting tax year 2014 returns on January 25th, 2019; Tax year 2014 returns will need to be printed and mailed after January 25th, 2019.



When the service is open, it's available 21 hours a day, 7 days a week. The service will be down the remaining 3 hours a day for maintenance.

For more information and updates, please visit the CRA’s NETFILE hours of service page.


TurboTax CD/download users: When CRA’s NETFILE service opens, you’ll need to update your product to enable NETFILE functionality.



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