Login: User ID & Password

Once registered with Saskatchewan Finance a user ID and temporary password will be mailed to you.

  • You will be required to change your password when you login to the system for the first time.
  • If you have forgotten your user ID or password, or have three unsuccessful login attempts, you will be locked out by the system. You must contact Saskatchewan Finance at 1-800-667-6102 (787-6645 in Regina) to regain access.

Login

  • Click the option to file a tax return.
  • Enter the User ID and temporary password provided by Saskatchewan Finance.
  • Click the Login button or press Enter.

Login: E-file Code

To use this service your business must receive a Saskatchewan Finance tax return with an E-file Code. The E-file Code is located above the Due Date at the top of the return (see below):

E-file Code

Login

  • Click the option to file a tax return.
  • Enter the E-file Code provided by Saskatchewan Finance.
  • Click the Login button or press Enter.

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Changing Your Password

If this is the first time logging in to the Saskatchewan Electronic Tax Service (SETS) you will have to change the temporary password provided by Saskatchewan Finance.

  • Passwords are case sensitive. For best security, your new password must contain at least eight (8) characters that are a mixture of upper and lower case letters, numbers, punctuation and/or symbols.

For security purposes, none of the password fields display characters as they are typed; however a visual cue representing each character [ • ] will appear.

  • To change your password, you must first enter your current password in the first field.
  • Enter your new password in the second field, and then confirm it by entering it again into the third field.
  • Click the Save Changes button to update your password.

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Screen Navigation

  • Click the Cancel button to terminate an action and return to the previous screen.
  • Click the Done button to complete an action and return to the previous screen.
  • Click the Submit button to submit a form for processing by Saskatchewan Finance, after which you'll be shown a receipt screen.
  • Click the Logout button to log out of the Saskatchewan Electronic Tax Service (SETS).
  • The Tab key or mouse can be used to move from one field to another.

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SETS Dashboard Screen

After logging in you will be presented with a screen that allows you to select any of the tax accounts associated with your User ID and Password you have registered with Saskatchewan Finance. The tax accounts will appear in a grid, listing:

  • the account number
  • the account's description (for example, Provincial Sales Tax)
  • if the account has no returns available to file, it will display a message stating that
  • the account's current balance
  • the last date the balance was calculated for the account
  • a set of buttons which allow you to perform actions against the account

Underneath the grid of tax accounts, there are buttons which allow you to view your profile and log out of SETS. When viewing your profile, you can set your displayed name, set up an alias for logging into SETS and change your password.

The actions you can perform against an account depend on the type of account, whether or not there are any returns or other forms you can complete for the account, and whether or not you are registered to make payments against the account. You may see buttons that have any of the following labels:

  • File Return
  • File & Pay Return
  • Payment on Account
  • Apply for Rebate (for Propane Fuel Tax Rebate only)
  • License Renewal & Decals (for IFTA only)
  • Order IFTA Decals (for IFTA only)
  • View Transactions
  • Add/Edit E-mail Addresses

To register an additional tax account for electronic filing, please submit a completed E-1 application form.

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File / Pay a Return - Provincial Sales Tax, Liquor Consumption Tax, Tobacco Tax, Fuel Tax

  • Click on the down arrow beside the text box labeled Return Period. This will display a list of outstanding/current tax returns. Click on the appropriate return period you wish to file for.
  • Enter the tax information in the appropriate fields. Commission is not automatically calculated for you, but may be entered.
  • Numeric values must be entered with the decimal place.
  • The net amount payable and all other uneditable amounts will be automatically calculated for you on-screen.

To use this system to make payments, a pre-authorized debit plan (PAD) must be in place with Saskatchewan Finance. If you do not currently have a PAD, please submit a new E-1 application form and attach a VOID cheque.

  • Click the appropriate authorization.
  • Enter the remittance amount (leave blank if not making a payment at this time).
  • The Effective Date of Payment defaults to the current date. To post-date a payment, select the date using the pop-up calendar control. Payments may be post-dated up to 12 months in the future, however, penalty and interest will apply if the payment for a return is post-dated beyond the due date.
  • Click the Submit button.
  • Confirmation numbers will be displayed for your records. If you post-date a remittance after the return's due date, you will receive two confirmation numbers, the first one for the return, the second for the remittance.
  • Click the Done button to return to the SETS Dashboard screen.

Once a transaction is submitted, you may cancel it and its payment if needed, but only up until the end of the business day you submitted it. You may also change the remittance amount or date up until two business days before the remittance date. Once a transaction has been canceled, you must either re-file it online or file it via a paper return. Once a payment has been canceled, you must either make a payment on account online or arrange an alternate payment method with Saskatchewan Finance.

If you wish to amend tax information submitted on SETS, you must contact Saskatchewan Finance toll free at 1-800-667-6102 (787-6645 in Regina).

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Payment on Account

To use this system to make payments a pre-authorized debit plan (PAD) must be in place with Saskatchewan Finance. If you do not currently have a PAD please submit a new E-1 application form and attach a VOID cheque.

  • Enter Remittance Amount.
  • The Effective Date of Payment defaults to the current date. To post-date a payment, select the date using the pop-up calendar control. Payments may be post-dated up to 12 months in the future.
  • Click the authorization box.
  • Click the Submit button.
  • A confirmation number will be displayed for your records.
  • Click the Done button to return to the SETS Dashboard screen.

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View Online Transactions

The Online Transactions tab allows the selection and viewing of all transactions submitted on the Saskatchewan Electronic Tax Service (SETS) system. To view specific details of a transaction, click on the View button located to the left of the date in the Submitted box.

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View Statement of Account

The Statement of Account tab lists the twelve most recent transactions processed by Saskatchewan Finance and allows you to request a mailed schedule if required.

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File / Pay a Return - Beverage Container Program

  • Enter container quantity information in the appropriate fields. NOTE: You must use the (-) minus sign to enter negative quantities (ex. -4500)
  • Total deposit collected is automatically calculated from the quantities entered.
  • Click on the down arrow beside the text box labeled Return Period. This will display a list of outstanding/current tax returns. Click on the appropriate return period you wish to file for.
  • Numeric values must be entered with the decimal place.
  • The net amount payable and all other uneditable amounts will be automatically calculated for you on-screen.

To use this system to make payments a pre-authorized debit plan (PAD) must be in place with Saskatchewan Finance. If you do not currently have a PAD, please submit a new E-1 application form and attach a VOID cheque.

  • Click the appropriate authorization.
  • Enter the remittance amount (leave blank if not making a payment at this time).
  • The Effective Date of Payment defaults to the current date. To post-date a payment, select the date using the pop-up calendar control. Payments may be post-dated up to 12 months in the future, however, penalty and interest will apply if the payment for a return is post-dated beyond the due date.
  • Click the Submit button.
  • Confirmation numbers will be displayed for your records. If you post-date a remittance after the return's due date, you will receive two confirmation numbers, the first one is for the return, the second for the remittance.
  • Click the Done button to return to the SETS Dashboard screen.

Once a transaction is submitted, you may cancel it and its payment if needed, but only up until the end of the business day you submitted it. You may also change the remittance amount or date up until two business days before the remittance date. Once a transaction has been canceled, you must either re-file it online or file it via a paper return. Once a payment has been canceled, you must either make a payment on account online or arrange an alternate payment method with Saskatchewan Finance.

If you wish to amend tax information submitted on SETS, you must contact Saskatchewan Finance toll free at 1-800-667-6102 (787-6645 in Regina).

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Make Installment Payment - Corporation Capital Tax

To use this system to make payments a pre-authorized debit plan (PAD) must be in place with Saskatchewan Finance. If you do not currently have a PAD please submit a new E-1 application form and attach a VOID cheque.

  • To make a payment for a prior fiscal year, select the year and month of the fiscal year from the drop-down lists.
  • To make a current year installment payment, select the year and month the installment is due from the drop-down lists.
  • Enter Remittance Amount.
  • The Effective Date of Payment defaults to the current date. To post-date a payment, select the date using the pop-up calendar control. Payments may be post-dated up to 12 months in the future.
  • Click the authorization box.
  • Click the Submit button.
  • A confirmation number will be displayed for your records.
  • Click the Done button to return to the SETS Dashboard screen.

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View Statement of Returns Filed

Click the Returns Filed tab for a statement of return information per fiscal year (three year history). To have a detailed schedule for a fiscal year mailed to you, click the Request button at the right of the fiscal year's line.

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View Statement of Returns Not Filed

Click the Returns Not Filed tab for a summary of payments per fiscal year. To have a detailed schedule for a fiscal year mailed to you, click the Request button at the right of the fiscal year's line.

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File / Pay a Return - Insurance Premiums Tax

  • Enter contact information.
  • Enter premiums taxable in the appropriate fields. NOTE: You must use the (-) minus sign to enter negative values  (ex. -4500.00).
  • The totals for Insurance Premiums Tax, Fire Prevention Tax, and Motor Vehicle Insurance Premiums Tax are automatically calculated from the premiums entered.
  • Penalty and Interest are not automatically calculated but may be entered.
  • The net amount payable and all other uneditable amounts will be automatically calculated for you on-screen.
  • Complete the Premiums Taxable disclosure section at the end of the form.

To use this system to make payments a pre-authorized debit plan (PAD) must be in place with Saskatchewan Finance. If you do not currently have a PAD please submit a new E-1 application form and attach a VOID cheque.

  • Click the appropriate authorization.
  • Enter the remittance amount (leave blank if not making a payment at this time).
  • The Effective Date of Payment defaults to the current date. To post-date a payment, select the date using the pop-up calendar control. Payments may be post-dated up to 12 months in the future, however, penalty and interest will apply if the payment for a return is post-dated beyond the due date.
  • Click the Submit button.
  • Confirmation numbers will be displayed for your records. If you post-date a remittance after the return's due date, you will receive two confirmation numbers, the first one is for the return, the second for the remittance.
  • Click the Done button to return to the SETS Dashboard screen.

Once a transaction is submitted, you may cancel it and its payment if needed, but only up until the end of the business day you submitted it. You may also change the remittance amount or date up until two business days before the remittance date. Once a transaction has been canceled, you must either re-file it online or file it via a paper return. Once a payment has been canceled, you must either make a payment on account online or arrange an alternate payment method with Saskatchewan Finance.

If you wish to amend tax information submitted on SETS, you must contact Saskatchewan Finance toll free at 1-800-667-6102 (787-6645 in Regina).

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Make Installment Payment - Insurance Premiums Tax

To use this system to make payments a pre-authorized debit plan (PAD) must be in place with Saskatchewan Finance. If you do not currently have a PAD please submit a new E-1 application form and attach a VOID cheque.

  • Enter Remittance Amount.
  • The Effective Date of Payment defaults to the current date. To post-date a payment, select the date using the pop-up calendar control. Payments may be post-dated up to 12 months in the future.
  • Click the authorization box.
  • Click the Submit button.
  • A confirmation number will be displayed for your records.
  • Click the Done button to return to the SETS Dashboard screen.

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General Information - IFTA

  • IFTA returns can be filed for the fuel types indicated on your most recent licence renewal. If you require a return for a specific period and fuel type, please call our office.
  • Gallons and miles must be converted into litres and kilometres using the following conversion rates:
    • 1 mile = 1.609 kilometres
    • 1 imperial gallon = 4.546 litres
    • 1 U.S. gallon = 3.785 litres
  • The currency exchange rate used to convert U.S. tax rates to Canadian currency may be obtained by calling our office. The rates displayed are expressed in Canadian cents pre litre.
  • Indicate by clicking the appropriate box on the front of the form if you wish to apply for a refund of any credit balance on your Saskatchewan IFTA account. This will only be shown if you have a credit balance.
  • Penalty will apply on all late returns at the rate of $50.00 or 10% of the net amount payable (whichever is greater).
  • Interest will apply on any outstanding balance on your Saskatchewan IFTA account at our current rate of interest. The current rate of interest may be obtained by calling our office.
  • Please report any changes in your company's name, location, or mailing address, etc. to our office.
  • Please report to us immediately if you intend to cease operation or wish to cancel your Saskatchewan IFTA account (written details must be provided).
  • For further information call toll-free 1-800-667-6102.

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File / Pay Fuel Tax Return - IFTA

  • Click on the down arrow beside the text box labeled Return Period. This will display a list of outstanding/current fuel tax returns. Click the appropriate return period.
  • Enter the kilometre and litre information for each jurisdiction to be reported:
    • Click the Add button to display a dialogue for entering new jurisdiction information.
    • Click the Edit button beside any jurisdiction entry to display a dialogue for editing the details.
    • Click the Delete button beside any jurisdiction entry to delete it.
    • In either the Add or Edit dialogue:
      • Click the down arrow beside the Jurisdiction text box to choose a jurisdiction and display the applicable tax rate.
      • Enter the total number of kilometres travelled, total taxable kilometres travelled, and total number of tax paid litres of fuel purchased.
      • Click the Save button to save the jurisdiction details.
      • In the Add dialogue, you can click the Save & Add button to save the jurisdiction details and immediately display a new dialogue for adding details about another jurisdiction.
  • The net amount payable and all other uneditable amounts will be automatically calculated for you on-screen.

To use this system to make payments a pre-authorized debit plan (PAD) must be in place with Saskatchewan Finance. If you do not have a PAD please submit a new E-1 application form and attach a VOID cheque.

  • Click the appropriate authorization.
  • Enter the remittance amount (leave blank if not making a payment at this time).
  • The Effective Date of Payment defaults to the current date. To post-date a payment, select the date using the pop-up calendar control. Payments may be post-dated up to 12 months in the future, however, penalty and interest will apply if the payment for a return is post-dated beyond the due date.
  • Click the Submit button.
  • Confirmation numbers will be displayed for your records. If you post-date a remittance after the return's due date, you will receive two confirmation numbers, the first one is for the return, the second for the remittance.
  • Click the Done button to return to the SETS Dashboard screen.

Once a transaction is submitted, you may cancel it and its payment if needed, but only up until the end of the business day you submitted it. You may also change the remittance amount or date up until two business days before the remittance date. Once a transaction has been canceled, you must either re-file it online or file it via a paper return. Once a payment has been canceled, you must either make a payment on account online or arrange an alternate payment method with Saskatchewan Finance.

If you wish to amend tax information submitted on SETS, you must contact Saskatchewan Finance toll free at 1-800-667-6102 (787-6645 in Regina).

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File / Pay Licence Renewal - IFTA

NOTE: A COPY OF YOUR VALID IRP CAB CARD MUST BE FAXED TO (306) 787-0241 BEFORE YOUR SETS ONLINE RENEWAL CAN BE PROCESSED. PLEASE QUOTE YOUR CONFIRMATION NUMBER ON THE FAX COPY.

  • IRP/CAVR account number: This number is assigned to you at the time of registration in either the IRP (International Registration Plan) or the CAVR (Canadian agreement on Vehicle Registration). This number is found on your Apportioned Cab Card under the heading "supplement no.". You must have at least one "qualified vehicle" registered to qualify for registration under IFTA.
  • U.S. DOT number: If you have a United States Department of Transport number, please enter it.
  • Questions 1 through 6 must be completed. Incomplete applications will not be accepted online. For question #6:
    • Click the Add button to add the selected jurisdiction to the list.
    • Click the Delete button to delete the selected jurisdiction from the list.
  • The total fees payable and all other uneditable amounts will be automatically calculated for you on-screen.
  • Read the certification carefully and click the check box to identify that you have read and agree to the certification. You must agree to the certification to submit your licence renewal on SETS.
  • Select payment type by clicking the appropriate button:
    • Paying by credit card: Click the Submit button to display the credit card payment interface. Once a successful payment has been processed, you will be shown the confirmation for your renewal, which includes a payment receipt.
    • Paying by pre-authorized debit:
      • Enter remittance amount (leave blank if not making a payment at this time).
      • The Effective Date of Payment defaults to the current date. To post-date a payment, select the date using the pop-up calendar control. Payments may be post-dated up to 12 months in the future, however, decals will not be forwarded until the payment has cleared through your account.
      • Click the appropriate authorization.
      • Click the Submit button.
      To use this system to make payments, a pre-authorized debit plan (PAD) must be in place with Saskatchewan Finance. If you do not currently have a PAD please submit a new E-1 application form and attach a VOID cheque.
    • Paying by credit balance on account: Processing of your licence renewal/decal order will be pending verification of credit balance on your account. If your credit balance is not sufficient to pay the fees owing, your renewal/decal order will not be processed until full payment of the fees is received.
    • Other payment method: If you choose to pay by another method (Internet Banking, Cheque), and your remittance is not in full, any credit on your account will be used to make up the difference. If no credit is available, your renewal/decal order will not be processed until full payment of the fees is received.
  • Confirmation numbers will be displayed for your records.
  • Click the Done button to return to the SETS Dashboard screen.

While you can cancel your license renewal or decal order online, a credit card transaction cannot be canceled online. Please contact Saskatchewan Finance to arrange a refund to your credit card.

If you wish to amend tax information submitted on SETS, you must contact Saskatchewan Finance toll free at 1-800-667-6102 (787-6645 in Regina).

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Order Decals - IFTA

NOTE: PAYMENT FOR DECAL ONLY ORDERS WILL ONLY BE ACCEPTED BY CREDIT CARD (VISA OR MASTERCARD).

  • Enter the number of motor vehicles that decals are required for.
  • The total number of decals and the total fees payable will be automatically calculated for you on-screen.
  • Read the certification carefully and click the check box to identify that you have read and agree to the certification. You must agree to the certification to submit your decal order on SETS.
  • Click the Submit button.
  • Read the credit card payment interface instructions carefully, enter the required credit card information and click the Process Payment button.
  • Confirmation numbers will be displayed for your records.
  • Click the Done button to return to the SETS Dashboard screen or SETS Login screen, depending upon how you accessed the form.

While you can cancel your decal order online, a credit card transaction cannot be canceled online. Please contact Saskatchewan Finance to arrange a refund to your credit card.

If you wish to amend tax information submitted on SETS, you must contact Saskatchewan Finance toll free at 1-800-667-6102 (787-6645 in Regina).

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Application For a Refund of Fuel Tax on Exempt Propane Sales

  • Enter the period covered by the refund claim. The dates are selected using a pop-up calendar control.
  • Schedule 1 - Summary of Vendor Purchases: As supplier names, supplier locations and retail locations are entered, SETS builds and maintains a profile each field, so that an entry only needs to be made once. The profile for each field is displayed and searched automatically as you type.
    • Invoice number, invoice date, retail location, and tax paid purchase litre amounts are required for each purchase entered.
    • Click the Add button to display a dialogue for entering new vendor purchase information.
    • Click the Edit button beside any vendor purchase entry to display a dialogue for editing the details.
    • Click the Delete button beside any vendor purchase entry to delete it.
    • Within the dialogues, click the Save button to save your changes and close the dialogue, or click the Cancel button to discard your entries and close the dialogue.
    • A warning icon will be displayed if the invoice date of the vendor purchase entered is before the refund period (this is a warning only, SETS will accept the purchase entered if it is otherwise correct).
  • Schedule 2 - Metered Propane Sales: SETS will automatically create entries for each distinct retail location entered in Schedule 1, and will pre-fill the opening meter reading for a specific location with the closing meter reading reported on the previous refund submitted on SETS. Meter readings must be provided for each distinct retail location entered in Schedule 1. You may also report meter readings for retail locations not included in Schedule 1 (note: if a location has more than one meter, enter sales from it as additional meter readings).
    • Click the Add button to display a dialogue for entering new metered propane sales.
    • Click the Edit button beside any metered propane sales entry to display a dialogue for editing the details.
    • Click the Delete button beside any metered propane sales entry to delete it. Some entries cannot be deleted if there is an entry in Schedule 1 for the same retail location.
    • Within the dialogues, click the Save button to save your changes and close the dialogue, or click the Cancel button to discard your entries and close the dialogue.
    • A warning icon will be displayed if the opening meter reading does not match the closing meter reading of the last refund application submitted for the retail location (this is a warning only, SETS will accept the meter reading entered if it is otherwise correct).
    • NOTE: Not providing accurate or consistent meter readings may result in processing details and/or denial of the refund application.
  • Schedule 2 - Non-Metered Propane Sales: List all taxable sales made into containers capable of holding more than 45.35 kilograms of propane. Litres of propane used to test or calibrate metering equipment must be entered as a negative amount and may only include metered propane that is returned to storage for sale.
    • Invoice number, invoice date, customer last name or business name, location, city/town, and tax paid propane litre amount are required for each sale entered.
    • Click the Add button to display a dialogue for entering new non-metered propane sales.
    • Click the Edit button beside any non-metered propane sales entry to display a dialogue for editing the details.
    • Click the Delete button beside any non-metered propane sales entry to delete it.
    • Within the dialogues, click the Save button to save your changes and close the dialogue, or click the Cancel button to discard your entries and close the dialogue.
    • A warning icon will be displayed if the invoice date of the sale entered is before the refund period (this is a warning only, SETS will accept the sale entered if it is otherwise correct).
  • Calculation of Vendor Tax Credit - Claim Summary: Review the claim summary to ensure refund information is entered correctly.
  • Dealer Declaration: Read the dealer declaration carefully and click the check box to identify that you have read and agree to the declaration. You must agree to the declaration to submit your refund application on SETS.
    • Complete the contact information fields (name of applicant, business phone #, and title or position held fields are required to submit the refund application).
    • Click the Submit button to submit the refund application.

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