The company has announced that businesses that have until Dec. 15 to file source deduction returns can do so until Dec. 17, due to the temporary suspension of some of Revenu Québec’s online services due to a major IT error.
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This extraordinary move would allow nearly 170,000 businesses to avoid being fined.
“This extra delay will allow Revenu Québec to fully renew its online services. This ensures that no business is charged interest or penalties for failing to meet its tax liabilities due to this exceptional situation, ”Rev. Quebec said in a statement.
The company also stated that the suspension of its online services “does not in any way compromise the highest payments made to citizens and the businesses to which they are entitled.”
Allowance payments, amounts linked to socio-economic activities and reimbursements are not affected.
Keep in mind that Revenu Québec, like other government agencies, also suspended its online services over the weekend as a precautionary measure due to security vulnerability affecting companies around the world.
Although all of Revenu Québec’s transaction systems have been reactivated, access to the “My Account” portal is still closed.