T4E Tax Slips for Canadian Income Taxes

Canadian T4E Tax Slips for Employment Insurance Benefits

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A Canadian T4E tax slip, or Statement of Employment Insurance and Other Benefits, is issued by Service Canada to tell you and the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) the gross amount of Employment Insurance benefits paid to you for the previous tax year, the income tax deducted and any amount paid toward an overpayment.

Deadline for T4E Tax Slips

T4E tax slips must be issued by the last day of February the year after the calendar year to which the T4E tax slips apply.

Sample T4E Tax Slip

This sample T4E tax slip from the CRA site shows what a T4E tax slip looks like. For more information on what is included in each box on the T4E tax slip and how to deal with it when filing your income taxes, click on the box number in the pull-down menu or click on the box on the sample T4E tax slip.

Filing T4E Tax Slips With Your Income Tax Return

When you file a paper income tax return, include copies of the T4E tax slip you received. If you file your income tax return using NETFILE or EFILE, keep copies of your T4E tax slips with your records for six years in case the CRA asks to see them.

Missing T4E Tax Slips

If you do not receive your T4E tax slip, call Service Canada at 1 800 206-7218 during business hours to request a duplicate. You will be asked questions to verify your identity.

Even if you haven't received your T4E tax slip, file your income tax return by the deadline anyway to avoid penalties for filing your income taxes late. Calculate your Employment Insurance benefits and related deductions and credits you can claim as closely as you can using any information you have. Include a note saying what you have done to get a copy of the missing T4E tax slip. Include copies of any statements and information you used in calculating the benefits income and deductions for the missing T4E tax slip.

Other T4 Tax Information Slips

Other T4 tax information slips include:

  • T4 - Statement of Remuneration Paid
  • T4A - Statement of Pension, Retirement, Annuity, and Other Income
  • T4A(OAS) - Statement of Old Age Security
  • T4A(P) - Statement of Canada Pension Plan Benefits
  • T4RIF - Statement of Income From a Registered Retirement Income Fund
  • T4RSP - Statement of RRSP Income