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Attaching documents for EFILE of T2 returns with the Attach a Doc feature

Frequently Asked Questions about attachments

What modules allow electronic transmission of attachments in ProFile?

The existing ProFile feature “HyperDocs” exists in all modules for users to add attachments. Currently only the T2 module allows transmission of attachments via the “Attach a Doc” feature.

When are attachments transmitted?

CRA allows corporations to transmit supporting documentation via ProFile’s “Attach a Doc” feature within 24 hours of the EFILE of a T2’s initial or amended return.

What files types are supported?

The following file types can be used as attachments:

  • .pdf
  • .doc
  • .docx
  • .xls
  • .xlsx
  • .rtf
  • .txt
  • .jpg
  • .jpeg
  • .tiff
  • .tif
  • .xps

What is the maximum attachment size?

The maximum attachment size is 150 megabytes (MB); this is a CRA limitation.

Is there a limit to the number of attachments transmitted?

Provided the attachments are transmitted within 24 hours of EFILE of the T2 return, there are no limitations to the number of attachments that can be transmitted.

Can I make attachments prior to the T2 return being transmitted?

Yes, but the T2 return must be transmitted first, before the attachments.

To learn more, please review our tutorial video. The Attach a Doc content begins at 28:07 of the video:

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