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Deadlines for Income Tax


Individuals: On or before April 30

If you file your return after April 30, your GST/HST credit (including any related provincial credit), Canada Child Tax Benefit payments (including those from certain related provincial or territorial programs), and Old Age Security benefit payments may be delayed.

Self-employed persons: On or before June 15

If you or your spouse or common-law partner carried on a business in PREVIOUS (other than a business whose expenditures are primarily in connection with a tax shelter), your return for PREVIOUS has to be filed on or before June 15.

Businesses corporations: No later than six months after the end of each tax year


  • If your tax year ends on March 31, your filing due date is September 30.
  • If your tax year ends on August 31, your filing due date is February 28.
  • If your tax year ends on September 23, your filing due date is March 23.

When the T2 filing deadline falls on a Saturday, Sunday, or public holiday, the filing deadline is extended to the next business day.