NETFILE is an
electronic tax-filing service provided by the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA). The
service allows you to file your tax return directly to the CRA using the
If you use NETFILE, you won’t have the hassle of printing
your tax return and mailing it to the CRA. If you are eligible for a refund,
you could receive your refund in as little as two weeks.
Income tax preparation software companies must seek NETFILE certification from
the Canada Revenue Agency (the "CRA") for tax preparation software products to be used in
conjunction with CRA’s NETFILE electronic tax filing service. For
the 2016 taxation year, NETFILE certification of GenuTax Standard from the
CRA has been obtained.
In addition, if you have not already filed your tax return for 2013, 2014, and/or 2015, you may also
use GenuTax Standard to file your tax return for either of these years over the Internet
using NETFILE, if your tax return is otherwise eligible.
There are some types of tax returns that cannot be submitted electronically.
These NETFILE restrictions are listed
the CRA's NETFILE website.