Open navigation

Balance Your Receiver General and Quebec Remittances

You can ensure your CRA and RQ remittances are correct by balancing your Receiver General and Quebec Remittances before running year-end. It’s ideal to do this before year-end to make any necessary adjustments during the correct payroll year. Once printed, you can compare it to the T4 Review Listing and the RL-1 Review Listing tax slip summary.

This article will guide you through using Vendor Remittance to create reports for Receiver General and Quebec Remittances. These reports gather the amounts from your pay history, ensuring accuracy.

If you don’t have vendor remittance set up for Receiver General or Quebec Remittances, go to Set Up Vendor Remittance for Receiver General or Set Up Vendor Remittance for Quebec Receiver Remittances for more information.

Receiver General Overview

The Receiver General Vendor Remittance will provide a report for each business number by remittance period:

  • Employee Count

  • CPP

  • EI

  • Tax

  • Control Amount, the sum of CPP, EI and Tax

  • Payments, if tracked in Avanti

  • Balance, the difference between the control amount and the payments

Quebec Remittance Overview

The Receiver General Vendor Remittance will provide a report for each business number by remittance period:

  • Gross Payroll

  • Tax

  • QPP

  • Health

  • QPIP

  • Subtotal, the sum of Tax, QPP, Health and QPIP

  • CSST

  • Control Amount, the sum of Tax, QPP, Health, QPIP and CSST

  • Payments, if tracked in Avanti

  • Balance, the difference between the Control Amount and the Payment

Vendor Remittance

Step 1: Open Vendor Remittances in the Avanti Desktop Application.
By default, this can be found in Canadian Payroll >> Payroll Reports.

Step 2: Select the Remitter Code, then select Modify.

Additional Information
The Remitter Type should either be Receiver General or Quebec Remittance.

Step 3: Select 2021 for Year, if it’s not selected.

Additional Information
If 2021 isn’t available in Year, the year hasn’t been set up yet. Go to Update the Vendor Remittance Reports for more information on adding 2021.

Step 4: Select Print.

Step 5: On the Printer Setup tab, select Save As, if not already selected.

Step 6: Navigate to the location where the file should be saved and create a unique file name for the report.

Step 7: Select the file type to save the report as in Format.

Step 8: If you want to open the file immediately, select Open file after saving.

Step 9: Select Save to create the report.

Step 10: Repeat Steps 2 to 9 for each business number for the Receiver General and Employer ID for Quebec Remittances.

Creating the 2021 Review Listing

If this is the first time running the Review Listings in 2021, you must complete the following before you can Extract the Employee Data.

If you’ve previously viewed the review listing in 2021, the following must be done to update the Review Listings with the most recent pays processed:

How to Create the 2021 Transmitter Data

You only need to complete this if you have not previously extracted the tax slip information for 2021.

Step 1: Open Modify the Transmitter Data in the Avanti Desktop Application.
By default, this can be found in Canadian Payroll >> Tax Slip Processing.