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Cancelling RL-1 and RL-2 Tax Slips

Did you find errors in employee RL-1 and RL-2 tax slips after submitting to MRQ? You can either cancel the tax slips and create new ones or amend them.

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

There are 4 steps to Cancel Tax Slips:

  • Cancel Tax Slips for selected Employees

  • Validate the cancelled tax slips

  • Generate the file for the cancelled slips

  • Save the cancelled tax slips

Important Information
After you've submitted your cancelled Relevé to MRQ, you can’t remove the cancelled tax slip or make any changes once the transmission file is generated. If you’ve accidentally cancelled your Relevé, please contact Cliient Care, care@avanti.ca, for assistance.

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

Do you want help cancelling your Relevé? We’re here to help! Contact Client Care, care@avanti.ca, for assistance.

How to Cancel Employee Tax Slips

To start, make the necessary adjustments to your employee tax slips.

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 MRQ.

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 2020 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 RL1 or RL2 tab, then select Cancelled.

Step 6: Select OK to save your changes.

Important Information
Make a note of the day and time you started cancelling employee tax slips. This may come in handy when creating the cancelled tax slips and the files to submit to MRQ.

Step 7: Repeat Steps 4-6 for each employee you need to create a cancelled tax slip for in the tax slip group.

Step 8: Once you’ve finished cancelling the tax slips in this group, select Print Change Log. From here, you can save a copy of the changes or print the log.

Important Information
Please ensure you keep a copy of your change log for your records and the audit trail.

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

How to Validate the Tax Slips

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

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

Important Information
After you've submitted your cancelled Relevé to MRQ, you can't remove the tax slip’s cancelled status or make any changes once the transmission file is generated.

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