Release 2018.0.0

Module Content
Introduction Download the latest release of the ProFile, version 2018.0.0.

T1/TP1 highlights include:

This is the first ProFile T1/TP1 release for the 2018 taxation year.

At this time, forms are not released by CRA for the 2018 taxation year; in-product forms include a “DRAFT” watermark indicating that the form is not approved for use.

Note: ProFile recommends that discounters in provinces that provide refundable tax credits do not use this release to begin entering data for their clients.

T2 highlights include:
 
  • updated forms
  • 2017 TaxPrep/CanTax/DTMax carry forward to ProFile
FX/Q highlights include:
 
  • new 2018 module
  • updated forms
  • 2017 TaxPrep/CanTax FormMaster carry forward to ProFile
Systems highlights include:
 
  • support of 2018 T1 module for Hub

About ProFile

To update ProFile, select the “Check for Updates” option from the “Online” drop-down menu in the top toolbar.

For a list of issues fixed in the current and recent releases, see “What was fixed in recent ProFile releases”.

For question, please call ProFile support at 1-800-452-9970 or visit www.profile.intuit.ca

T1 This is the first ProFile T1/TP1 release for the 2018 taxation year.

At this time, forms are not released by CRA for the 2018 taxation year; in-product forms include a “DRAFT” watermark indicating that the form is not approved for use.

Note: ProFile recommends that discounters in provinces that provide refundable tax credits do not use this release to begin entering data for their clients.

Carry Forward Previews

ProFile carry forward can be attempted in preparation for the upcoming personal tax season.

However, ProFile suggests that users wait until the fileable release of the 2018 ProFile T1 module before carrying forward the majority of files. The first filing release typically has additional changes ensuring the smoothest and most-complete carry forward process for the previous year's files.

Setting Carry Forward Options

  1. Select the Module… option under the Options drop-down menu in the top toolbar.

  2. Select the year.

  3. Click on the General tab.

  4. Navigate to the Carry forward files section of the General tab.

  5. Configure the preferences to apply to carrying forward previous year client files.

  6. Click the OK button.

2017-2018 ProFile to ProFile carry forward preview (T1)

This early version of the ProFile T1 module carries forward information from 2017 ProFile returns to create new 2018 ProFile returns, for preview purposes only.

To carry forward a single 2017 tax return, right-click on the file and choose the Carry forward option.

2017-2018 TaxPrep to ProFile carry forward preview (T1)

This version of the ProFile T1 module carries forward information from 2017 TaxPrep T1 returns to create new 2018 ProFile returns, for preview purposes only.

To carry forward a TaxPrep T1 file, select the Carry Forward… option under the File menu and set the Files of type: option to 2017 TaxPrep™ T1 (*.117). Alternatively, drag-and-drop a TaxPrep (*.117) file into a ProFile T1 file.

TaxPrep versions supported include 2017.v1.0, 2017.v2.0, 2017.v3.0, 2017.v4.0, and 2017.v5.0.

2017-2018 Cantax to ProFile carry forward preview (T1)

This version of the ProFile T1 and T3 modules carries forward information from 2017 Cantax T1 returns to create new 2018 ProFile returns, for preview purposes only.

To carryforward a Cantax T1 file, select the Carry Forward… option under the File menu and set the Files of type: option to  2017 Cantax T1 (*.P17) or drag-and-drop a Cantax (*.P17) file into a ProFile T1 file.

Supported Cantax versions include 17.1.303.100, 17.2.303.108, 17.3.303.112, 17.4.303.118, and 17.5.303.125

2017-2018 DTMax to ProFile carry forward preview (T1)

To carryforward a DTMax T1 file, select the DT Max Carry Forward… option under the File menu. Select the T1 option and the click the Next button. Designate a file location, select 2017 and designate the carry forward file location. Click the CARRY FORWARD button.
 
T2 Minor form updates:
 
  • Schedule 28
  • RC366
2017 Taxprep/Cantax/DTMax Carry Forward to ProFile

ProFile T2 now carries forward information from 2017 files created with Taxprep T2 (versions 2017 v.1.1, 2017 v.2, and 2018 v1.1), Cantax T2 (versions 18.1.307.100, 17.2.309.126, 17.2.306.126, and 17.2.307.126), and DTMax T2 (versions 2017 v.21.15 and 2018 v.21.30).
 
FX/Q Updated FX forms

RC199 - Voluntary Disclosures Program (VDP) Application:


The form is updated to reflect changes to the eligibility criteria to access the program and to impose additional conditions on applicants. New sections are added to the form for applicants to provide more details regarding GST/HST, Domestic income, Foreign income, and Non-Resident Information Returns.

Minor form updates:
 
  • RC366
  • RC4288
  • T100A
  • T100B
  • T100C
  • T1044
  • T1223
  • T1240
  • T1261
  • T2050
  • T2057
  • T2058
  • T3012A
  • T3D
  • T3RI
  • T400A
  • TD1 – PE
  • TD1 – BC
  • TD1 – NS
  • TP-1015.3
  • TP-518
  • TP-1097
Note: slip filing in FX 2018 is disabled. Those wishing to file 2018 slips now should use the previous module and manually override the year to “2018”. Slip filing in the 2018 module will be enabled in a future release, once the 2018 slips have been updated.

2017 ProFile/Taxprep Forms/Cantax FormMaster Carry Forward to ProFile

ProFile FX 2018 carries forward information from 2017 files created with ProFile FX 2017, Taxprep Forms 2017 v1, v2, v3, v4, v5, and Cantax FormMaster 2017 v1, v2, v3, v4, v5.
 
Systems Various updates
 
  • T2 print fixes
  • support of 2018 T1 module for Hub



Release 2017.6.1

Module Content
Introduction Download the latest release of the ProFile, version 2017.6.1.
 

T2 highlights include:

  • full Auto-fill my Return (AFR) functionality
Learn more about the functionality in our T2 AFR support article.

Rerun of ProFile install required for users with a workstation-type installation

Users running ProFile with the following configuration need to rerun a workstation install:
 
  • have a version of ProFile earlier than 2017.5.0, and
  • are running ProFile on a workstation install
The rerun installs a new shortcut that improves the ProFile workstation compatibility with the server.

To rerun the installation, double-click the existing file named “Workstation Install.exe” in the ProFile folder.
 

About ProFile

To update ProFile, select the “Check for Updates” option from the “Online” drop-down menu in the top toolbar.

For a list of issues fixed in the current and recent releases, see “What was fixed in recent ProFile releases”.

For question, please call ProFile support at 1-800-452-9970 or visit www.profile.intuit.ca

T2 Auto-fill my Return (AFR) available

Full review and transfer functionality is available in release 2017.6.1 for T2 AFR.

Features include:
 
  • select the entire schedule or individual line items for transfer
  • the “Undo Data Import” feature undoes all importations
  • values transferred to the T2 return can be viewed in the “Data Import” tab in the ProFile Auditor
  • double-click any line in the ProFile Auditor to see where the amount was transferred

Learn more about the functionality in our T2 AFR support article.

Coming Soon!
  • T1/TP1 2018 form preview
  • new 2018 FX module



Release 2017.6.1

Module Content
Introduction Download the latest release of the ProFile, version 2017.6.1.
 

T2 highlights include:

  • full Auto-fill my Return (AFR) functionality
Learn more about the functionality in our T2 AFR support article.

Rerun of ProFile install required for users with a workstation-type installation

Users running ProFile with the following configuration need to rerun a workstation install:
 
  • have a version of ProFile earlier than 2017.5.0, and
  • are running ProFile on a workstation install
The rerun installs a new shortcut that improves the ProFile workstation compatibility with the server.

To rerun the installation, double-click the existing file named “Workstation Install.exe” in the ProFile folder.
 

About ProFile

To update ProFile, select the “Check for Updates” option from the “Online” drop-down menu in the top toolbar.

For a list of issues fixed in the current and recent releases, see “What was fixed in recent ProFile releases”.

For question, please call ProFile support at 1-800-452-9970 or visit www.profile.intuit.ca

T2 Auto-fill my Return (AFR) available

Full review and transfer functionality is available in release 2017.6.1 for T2 AFR.

Features include:
 
  • select the entire schedule or individual line items for transfer
  • the “Undo Data Import” feature undoes all importations
  • values transferred to the T2 return can be viewed in the “Data Import” tab in the ProFile Auditor
  • double-click any line in the ProFile Auditor to see where the amount was transferred

Learn more about the functionality in our T2 AFR support article.

Coming Soon!
  • T1/TP1 2018 form preview
  • new 2018 FX module
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Release 2017.6.1

Module Content
Introduction Download the latest release of the ProFile, version 2017.6.1.
 

T2 highlights include:

  • full Auto-fill my Return (AFR) functionality
Learn more about the functionality in our T2 AFR support article.

Rerun of ProFile install required for users with a workstation-type installation

Users running ProFile with the following configuration need to rerun a workstation install:
 
  • have a version of ProFile earlier than 2017.5.0, and
  • are running ProFile on a workstation install
The rerun installs a new shortcut that improves the ProFile workstation compatibility with the server.

To rerun the installation, double-click the existing file named “Workstation Install.exe” in the ProFile folder.
 

About ProFile

To update ProFile, select the “Check for Updates” option from the “Online” drop-down menu in the top toolbar.

For a list of issues fixed in the current and recent releases, see “What was fixed in recent ProFile releases”.

For question, please call ProFile support at 1-800-452-9970 or visit www.profile.intuit.ca

T2 Auto-fill my Return (AFR) available

Full review and transfer functionality is available in release 2017.6.1 for T2 AFR.

Features include:
 
  • select the entire schedule or individual line items for transfer
  • the “Undo Data Import” feature undoes all importations
  • values transferred to the T2 return can be viewed in the “Data Import” tab in the ProFile Auditor
  • double-click any line in the ProFile Auditor to see where the amount was transferred

Learn more about the functionality in our T2 AFR support article.

Coming Soon!
  • T1/TP1 2018 form preview
  • new 2018 FX module
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