Annual return – Not-for-profit corporations

Administrative dissolution of not-for-profit corporations begins July 2023. File your annual returns.

Every not-for-profit corporation must file its annual return with Corporations Canada every year. Filing an annual return avoids the potential dissolution of your organization.

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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?

Filing obligations

Regardless of the size of your not-for-profit, you must file an annual return every year with Corporations Canada. Learn more about your other filing obligations.


Not-for-profit corporations need to file an annual return within 60 days following their 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 not-for-profits

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