Quebec — Extended late-filing penalty relief

Quebec — Extended late-filing penalty relief

Quebec grants late-filing penalty relief for income tax returns filed by September 30


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Revenu Quebec has confirmed that it will not charge taxpayers late-filing penalties on income tax returns filed by September 30, 2020. As a result, Revenu Quebec is now generally harmonized with the CRA, which says it will not impose penalties and interest (including late-filing penalties) on taxpayers who file their income tax return and make their tax payments by September 30, 2020.

Previously, both the CRA and Revenu Quebec extended income tax payment deadlines to September 30, 2020, for certain income tax return payments for individuals, corporations, and trusts, including instalment payments, which previously had an extended payment deadline of September 1, 2020 for federal and Quebec income tax purposes (see TaxNewsFlash-Canada 2020-65, "Income Tax Payment Deadlines Extended to September 30".)

For more information, please contact your KPMG advisor.

Information is current to August 25, 2020. The information contained in this publication is of a general nature and is not intended to address the circumstances of any particular individual or entity. Although we endeavour to provide accurate and timely information, there can be no guarantee that such information is accurate as of the date it is received or that it will continue to be accurate in the future. No one should act upon such information without appropriate professional advice after a thorough examination of the particular situation. For more information, contact KPMG's National Tax Centre at 416.777.8500.


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