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Cancelling T4 and T4A Tax Slips

Did you find errors in your employee’s T4 or T4A tax slips after you’ve submitted to the CRA? Not to worry, you can cancel the tax slips and create new ones, or amend them.

To amend your tax slips, see Amending Tax Slips for more information.

There are 4 stages to cancel your tax slips:

Once you’ve completed these steps, you can view, print, and email the cancelled slips.

Do you want help cancelling your T4 or T4A tax slips? We’re here to help! Contact Client Care, Care@Avanti.ca, for assistance.

How to Cancel Employee Tax Slips

First, let’s cancel the tax slip.

Additional Information
Make a note of the day and time you start cancelling employee tax slips. This information will come in handy when creating the cancelled tax slips and the files to submit to the CRA.

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

Step 2: Select 2021 for Tax Year.

Step 3: Select the Tax Slip Group.

Step 4: Select the employee that needs a cancelled slip, then select Modify.

Step 5: Navigate to the T4 or T4A tab, then select Cancelled.

Step 6: Select OK to save your changes.

Step 7: Repeat Steps 4-6 for each employee who requires a cancelled tax slip in the tax slip group.

Step 8: Once you're finished cancelling in the tax slip group, select Print Change Log. From here, you can save a copy of the changes for your records and the audit trail.

Step 9: Repeat Steps 3-8 for each tax slip group that needs cancelled tax slips.

How to Validate the Tax Slips

Before you can create the cancelled tax slips or the transmission file for CRA, you’ll need to validate the tax slip groups.

If you need additional details on validating, go to Validate Your Tax Slips.

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