rrsp contributions made in first 60 days of 2018 not reported or used in 2017 return, how can they be filed without them creating an efile error when submitting.

Have this reoccurring problem with two receipts issued in January and February of 2018. Of which I have entered as 1st 60 days of 2018 not reported in 2017. Client has the deduction room, but audit is asking for schedule 7 and a T1 adj for these contributions.  Return has failed to e file.


You will have to file a T1adj or Refile the 2017 return. You can have it applied to the 2017 return or ask to carry forward to 2018. If you carry forward to 2018 you will have to wait to efile the 2018 until the 2017 is changed and the RRSP is showing as undeducted by CRA to avoid an efile error.

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