All federally incorporated companies must file an Annual Return every year. The return is due within 60 days of the anniversary of the incorporation date.

Online Filing (

Follow these steps:

  • Select “File Annual Return”
  • Enter your corporation # [this is the number on your Articles of Incorporation], or your CRA business number > Search
  • If the company name is correct, click on box beside name > Next
  • Complete the contact information > Next
  • Enter the Year of Filing [it will be on the Notice you received]
  • Enter the date of your last annual shareholder meeting [if unsure, enter the approximate date you met with your accountant]
  • Select “Non-distributing corporation with 50 or fewer shareholders” > Next
  • Complete remaining screens and pay the $20 fee

You will receive a confirmation by e-mail, usually by the next business day.