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You have left Canada - Emigrant (2019 and next years)

NOTICE: Click here for information on 2018 and prior tax years

When a person emigrates from Canada, December 31 is considered the day that he or she left the province or territory where he /she resided.

To enter these changes, please follow the steps below.

1 - On the left-side menu of the "Interview tab", select "Identification" (the first item).

2 - On this page, go to the line "Province of residence on December 31st 2019" Choose from the drop-down menu the province that you lived in when you left Canada.

3 - Then, return to the left side menu and select "Interview setup".

4 - In the page that appears to the right, check the box for "Immigrant, emigrant, non-resident taxpayer, you are a Canadian resident and your spouse immigrated to Canada in the year" and click "Next" at the bottom of the page.

5 - Return to the left side menu and select "Interview tab" and select the "Immigrant, emigrant, non-resident" and in the right-side screen, and click on the plus "+" icon to the right of the line "You emigrated from Canada in 2019".

6 - On the page that appears, enter the information relevant to your situation.

7 - Subsequently, enter all the information to complete your tax return.

You must mail your returns because they are not eligible for electronic transmission.

For more information, visit the following link;

For the CRA:

https://www.canada.ca/en/revenue-agency/services/tax/international-non-residents/individuals-leaving-entering-canada-non-residents/leaving-canada-emigrants.html

For Revenu Qu├ębec:

https://www.revenuquebec.ca/en/citizens/income-tax-return/completing-your-income-tax-return/completing-your-income-tax-return/line-by-line-help/1-to-51-information-about-you-and-your-spouse/line-18/

https://www.revenuquebec.ca/en/online-services/forms-and-publications/current-details/tp-1033.2.a-v/