Customizing your Account Preferences in eTaxBC

You can customize your account preferences in eTaxBC by:

Changing your password

To change your password to your account:

  1. Log on to your eTaxBC account
  2. Select Settings
  3. Under I Want To, select Change password
  4. Enter password information
  5. Select Save

Managing your email preferences

To manage your email preferences:

  1. Log on to your eTaxBC account
  2. Select Settings
  3. Under I Want To, select Manage email preferences
  4. If you no longer want to receive any emails from eTaxBC, uncheck the box(es) under Send Reminder Emails. Please also note that PST accounts now have the ability to select different return reminder schedules
  5. Select Submit

Adding your payment channel information

Before you can make a payment in eTaxBC, you must add a payment channel (your bank account information). Payments can only be made through Canadian Financial Institutions. You can add as many payment channels as you need.

To add a payment channel:

  1. Log on to your eTaxBC account
  2. Select Settings
  3. Select the Payment Channels tab
  4. Select Setup new payment channel under the individual or business you want to setup the payment channel for
  5. Fill out your banking information with your transit, institution, and account number
  6. Select Pre-Authorization Debit Agreement
  7. Select Yes to agree to the terms and conditions
  8. Select OK
  9. Select Save

Entering your bank account information into eTaxBC won't result in automatic withdrawals from your bank account when you file your return. You must still authorize your payment for every filing period.

Removing your payment channel information

To remove or cease a payment channel:

  1. Log on to your eTaxBC account
  2. Select Settings
  3. Select the Payment Channels tab
  4. Under My Payment Channels, select the payment channel you wish to remove
  5. Select Remove this payment channel at the bottom