General Restrictions for the 2020 Taxation Year
If any of the situations below apply to you, you have to file your income tax return by mail. You cannot file it online. Be sure to enclose form TPF-1.U-V, Income Tax Return Data, which contains the two-dimensional barcode.
- Your social insurance number begins with 9, and no income tax return has been processed in your regard.
- You or your spouse does not have a social insurance number, but has a temporary identification number that begins with 0.
- You declared bankruptcy in 2020 or 2021 and have not been discharged.
- Your address is outside Québec or you were not resident in Québec on December 31, 2020. Exceptions:
- You are an individual in business, you operated a business in Québec in 2020 and you were resident elsewhere in Canada on December 31, 2020.
- You are filing form TP-25-V, Income Tax Payable by an Individual Resident in Canada, Outside Québec, Who Carries On a Business in Québec, with your income tax return.
- Your only address is a P.O. box.
- You were not resident in Canada throughout 2020.
- Your spouse is not resident in Canada.
- You are requesting an income tax adjustment on line 402 of Schedule E.
- You want to file a second original income tax return for the 2020 taxation year.
- You did not file an income tax return for the 2020 taxation year, and we have issued you a notice of assessment.