Deadlines

Personal Returns

  • Personal returns are due on or before April 30th of every year. Balance owing is due on or before April 30th of every year.
  • Late filing penalty of 5% + 1% will apply to all outstanding balances owing.
  • Repeated failure to file, a penalty of 10% + 2% will apply.
  • Interest on all outstanding balances owing will be computed at the prescribed rate from the day on which the amount was required to be paid to the day payment was received by CRA.

Business Returns

  • Tax returns for sole proprietorships, partnerships and limited partnerships are due on or before June 15th of every year. Balance owing is due on or before April 30th of every year.
  • Late filing penalty of 5% + 1% will apply to all outstanding balances owing.
  • Repeated failure to file, a penalty of 10% + 2% will apply.
  • Interest on all outstanding balances owing will be computed at the prescribed rate from the day on which the amount was required to be paid to the day payment was received by CRA.

Corporate Returns

  • Corporate tax returns are due 6 months after year end. Balance owing is due 2 months after year end.
  • Late filing penalty of 5% + 1% will apply to all outstanding balances owing.
  • Repeated failure to file, a penalty of 10% + 2% will apply.
  • Interest on all outstanding balances owing will be computed at the prescribed rate from the day on which the amount was required to be paid to the day payment was received by CRA.

Payroll

  • T4 payroll summary must be filed by February 28th of every year.
  • Monthly remittances are due at the 15th of every month.
  • Late filing penalty of 5% + 1% will apply to all outstanding balances owing.
  • Repeated failure to file, a penalty of 10% + 2% will apply.
  • Interest on all outstanding balances owing will be computed at the prescribed rate from the day on which the amount was required to be paid to the day payment was received by CRA.

Dividends

  • T5 dividend summary must be filed by February 28th of every year.
  • Late filing penalty can be as high as $1,000 for failure to comply.