ONT-TAXS online – Online Tax Service for Businesses

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ONT-TAXS online - Online Tax Service for Businesses

ONT-TAXS online is Ontario’s secure, convenient and free online tax service for businesses and their representatives. It saves time and money, reduces paper and is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week – https://www.fin.gov.on.ca/en/services/onttaxs/index.html

With ONT-TAXS online, businesses can enjoy the ease and convenience of online access to their accounts with the ministry to:

  • File tax returns
  • Make tax payments
  • View up to four years of account history
  • Update account information
  • Request a refund for overpayment of tax
  • View PDF copies of most correspondence issued to your business from the ministry
  • Communicate securely with the ministry using the Messages feature in ONT-TAXS online. The Messages feature also allows you to attach Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe Acrobat (PDF) and plain text (TXT) files.
  • Provide access to employees or representatives (e.g., an accountant or bookkeeper) to use ONT-TAXS online on their behalf. Representatives can also give their employees the same authorization they have been provided by their tax clients to access client accounts in ONT-TAXS online

The following programs offer some of the online services:

  • Debt Retirement Charge, and
  • Gross Revenue Charge accounts

For more information about services available contact the ministry at 1 866 ONT-TAXS (1 866 668-8297).

Safe and secure

ONT-TAXS online uses the Government of Ontario’s secure online registration service, ONe-key, to protect tax client information. ONe-key verifies your identity, authorizes your access and allows you to securely do business with the government online.

The first time you use ONT-TAXS online you will need to create a ONe-key ID and password and sign up for ONT-TAXS online through the ONe-key service. This is a one-time process. In future, the only security information you will need to access ONT-TAXS online is your ONe-key ID and password.

Getting started is fast and easy

Are you a business?

  1. Select Get Started and complete our online form or call us at 1 866 ONT-TAXS (1 866 668-8297). You will need your Business Number to use the online form. If you do not have a Business Number, contact the ministry.
  2. When you receive your two pieces of enrolment information in the mail, your business is ready to set up your ONe-key account and start using ONT-TAXS online.

Are you a representative?

  1. Call us at 1 866 ONT-TAXS (1 866 668-8297) to sign up as a representative for ONT-TAXS online.
  2. When you receive your two pieces of enrolment information in the mail, you are ready to set up your ONe-key account and access ONT-TAXS online.
  3. Then, ask your clients to go to ONT-TAXS online and add you as their representative.

Source: http://www.fin.gov.on.ca/en/services/onttaxs/index.html

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