Dates to remember - Segment 10


Host: Welcome to the segment called Dates to remember, part of the Starting Your Business video.

I'm your host Kathleen Sinclair.

This segment mentions links where you can get more information. You can find them in the Related links for this video.

With me is Laura Adams. Welcome Laura.

Subject matter expert: Thank you Kathleen.

Host: Are there any particular dates that a business owner should keep in mind for tax purposes?

Subject matter expert: As a business owner, you should remember and be aware of the following:

As a business owner, you should remember and be aware of:

  • your payment and return due dates,
  • the length of time you have to retain books and records,
  • your fiscal year end, and
  • your instalment payment dates.

Host: Is there a chart or page that can be used as a reference?

Subject matter expert: The "Important dates" link summarizes many of the milestones you need to remember. By bookmarking, you will have a handy reference that gives you much of the information at a glance.

Host: Is there anything else that someone starting a new small business needs to know?

Subject matter expert: Well, yes Kathleen. The CRA offers small businesses tax information on various topics through videos and webinars.

For more information, go to

The CRA also has a checklist for small businesses that includes some of the key tax topics on each stage of the business lifecycle.

Host: Thank you Laura.

This concludes the segment on Dates to remember, part of the CRA's Starting Your Business video. 

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