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Date: 2019-Feb.-6

Cantax T1Plus
Cantax T1Plus 2018 (18.2.3xx.109) Release!

We are pleased to announce that our Cantax T1Plus (version 18.2.3xx.109) software is now available for download.

The minimum subscription term for this product is one year.
If you have any questions regarding your subscription, please contact Customer Service at or log on to "My Account" on the Web site.

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The optical disks will be shipped starting the week of February 10.

This first 2018 production release of Cantax T1Plus has been approved by the CRA for the 2018 tax year for filing purposes (paper and EFILE). Although most returns for 2018 can be prepared with this version of the program, some CRA forms have not yet been received.

For a list of the forms under review in this release, please refer to the "Forms Under Review" section in the Release Notes.

With the versions of Cantax T1Plus that include EFILE, forms and returns can now be EFILED to the CRA. The CRA will begin accepting transmission of the T1013 form as of February 11, 2019. The Auto-fill T1 return (AFR) service will open on February 18, 2019. The CRA system will begin accepting EFILE Online transmissions of 2018 personal income tax returns on February 18, 2019.

Please see the Release Notes for the highlights of this release. The Release Notes are accessible on our Web site and from the Welcome box in the program.

Activation Key

Please make sure that the workstation's regional settings are set to English (Canada or United States).
Cantax T1 requires an activation key to install the software, which includes various modules. Simply enter the applicable key when prompted. To access your activation key, log on to your "Files Centre" from the "Cantax Downloads" page. In the Dashboard page, click the Activation Key(s) button in the "Download" section. If you have already installed a previous version of Cantax T1Plus 2018, the activation key will not be required.


To consult the different training options available regarding Cantax T1 (seminars, webinars, tutorials and more), access the “Training” section of the Cantax Web site. You can also access it from the program, by selecting Help, Cantax on the Web and Get Cantax Training.

Videos available on the Web site

To learn more about Cantax or to become familiar with the features, consult the videos available at!

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