Every business corporation has to file its annual return with Corporations Canada every year. Filing an annual return avoids the potential dissolution of the corporation.
A corporation key will eventually become mandatory to file an annual return for businesses incorporated under the CBCA.
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What you need to know about annual returns
Keeping your corporation in good shape
Did you know that filing your annual return with Corporations Canada is one of the 5 simple steps you need to do to keep your corporation in good shape?
Regardless of the size of your business, you must file an annual return every year with Corporations Canada. Learn more about your other filing obligations.
Business corporations need to file an annual return within 60 days following their incorporation, amalgamation or continuation anniversary date. Get to know all the details of the deadline for filing an annual return.
Annual return FAQs
Do you still have questions about your annual return? Consult our annual return FAQs for businesses.