Canada: Changes to filing procedure for corporate information returns (Ontario)

Corporations need to be aware of new filing changes that may affect their Ontario annual information returns.

Filing changes regarding Ontario Corporations Information Act annual return process

Corporations need to be aware of new filing changes that may affect their Ontario annual information returns.

The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) announced the filing changes (effective 15 May 2021) regarding the Ontario Corporations Information Act annual return process.

  • Annual return forms are no longer available for download from the CRA website (as of 7 May 2021)
  • Annual returns will no longer be filed with the CRA (as of 15 May 2021)

These changes concern the following forms:

  • Schedule 546, Corporations Information Act Annual Return for Ontario Corporations
  • Schedule 548, Corporations Information Act Annual Return for Foreign Business Corporations
  • Form RC232, Corporations Information Act Annual Return for Ontario Not-for-Profit Corporations

Read a May 2021 report prepared by the KPMG member firm in Canada

 

 

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