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Filing Requirements

File a Return

All condominium corporations are legally required to file condo returns with the Condominium Authority of Ontario. Returns can be broken down into four categories depending on the date the condo corporation was created. 

Summary

  • Condo corporations must file returns with the Condominium Authority of Ontario
  • Corporations must pay penalties for late filings
1

Create an Account and Manage Your Condo Corporation Profile

You will need an account with full access privileges to be able to file on behalf of your corporation.  Check out our accounts guide.


2

Review our filing guides

The Condo Authority offers four guides to help corporations file returns and notices of change:

 

Helpful guides

Before Filing

Includes information on what returns are, how they are used and who can file.

During Filing

Step by step instructions on filing.

After Filing

How to view previous returns and pay invoices.

Troubleshooting

How to resolve the most common issues.


3

Gather Your Information

Make sure to gather the most up-to-date information about your condo corporation before you file. For more information on what you need to know before you file condo returns or notices of change, check out our Summary of the Information Required for Condo Returns and Notices of Change.

 

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Invoices, late filings & late payments

The Condo Authority invoices corporations for the appropriate filing period after the corporation has filed. We accept payment by credit, debit, Google Pay or direct deposit.

Late filing fees and late payment fees

Late filing fee: Corporations must pay a $200 fee per late return. Returns are late if filed after the March 31 yearly deadline or 150 days after the corporation’s registration.

Late payment fee: Corporations that do not pay their fees within 90 days of the invoice date must pay an additional $50 fee plus 5 per cent of the outstanding balance and 2 per cent interest monthly.

Registrar’s Certificate

The CAO may post this certificate on your corporation’s page in the Condo Registry certifying that the corporation has not met its filing obligations under the Condo Act.

Loss of condo corporation’s ability to sue

Condo corporations with outstanding fees cannot file a case with the Condominium Authority Tribunal or any court in Ontario without the court’s permission.


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