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2021 Business Tax Filing Deadlines [Infographic]

Last updated: Apr. 1, 2021 

Last year was different. The federal government extended the business tax filing and payment deadlines.

It doesn’t look like the CRA will extend the business tax filing deadlines again this year. In fact, they’re urging you to file earlier than usual. Especially if you signed up for any COVID-19 programs for your business.

We know, it’s no fun to think about filing deadlines – it’s literally the opposite of fun. But what if we gave you an infographic that includes important tax deadlines and features our national mascot?

We promise it will make staying on top of those pesky deadlines a little less painful.

Access your copy here. 

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2021 Business Tax Filing Deadlines

We’ve listed the most important dates below.

Quarterly personal tax instalment due dates

The dates your quarterly instalment is due if you pay tax in instalments:

  • March 15
  • June 15
  • September 15
  • December 15

Learn more: do I have to make tax instalment payments?

Personal tax filing deadline

The tax filing deadline for your personal tax return:

  • April 30

Corporate tax filing deadline

If your fiscal year-end was December 31, your tax return is due:

  • June 30

Learn more about filing deadlines for corporations.

Deadline for converting your RRSP to an RRIF

If you turn 71 this year, you must convert your RRSPs to RRIFs by:

  • December 31

Farming and fishing instalment payments

If your main source of self-employment income is from farming or fishing and you make instalment payments, your
payment is due:

  • December 31

Contact FBC

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We’re offering a free consult where we get to know your business and determine next steps on saving you time and money. Book your consult here.