Payments and accounting

Making payments to the government, receiving payments from the government, financial reports, and government-wide chart of accounts of Canada

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Services and information

Payments to and from government

How the government makes and accepts payments, direct deposit, role and responsibilities of the Receiver General for Canada, interest and exchange rates, instructions for Crown corporations and other reporting entities

Public Accounts of Canada

Annual report on the state of the government's finances

Government-wide chart of accounts for Canada

Accounts and codes needed to transmit monthly departmental trial balances to the central reporting system

Payments in lieu of taxes for federal properties

Application for payments in lieu of taxes (PILT) for federally-owned property, payments made by taxation year, requesting a review to the PILT Dispute Advisory Panel

Service standards

Payments and pensions: Our services, standards, and results 2021 to 2022


The Receiver General, a 23-year streak with clean audits of Canada’s book

Read about how Canada’s financial statements have received a clean bill of health for 23 years in a row.

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