File form GST523-1 electronically

Form GST523-1, Non-profit Organizations – Government Funding, can be sent to us quickly and easily using our web form. Please review the information below and select "Continue" when you are ready to complete the form.

Account validation

Before submitting your government funding form, you will need to validate your account by entering your business number and the claim period and line 409 (total amount claimed) from a previously filed public service bodies’ (PSB) rebate.

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  • I have completed my government funding form in Canadian funds.
  • I have the claim period and line 409 (total amount claimed) from a previously filed PSB rebate (required to validate my account).
  • I use a browser which supports TLS 1.2.
  • I have enabled cookies and JavaScript in my browser.
  • I have read the Privacy Notice Statement.

Please note that your secure session will expire after 35 minutes of inactivity.

Confirmation of receipt

After you successfully submit your government funding form, you will receive a confirmation number. This confirmation number is your proof that the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) has received your form. Print the page with your confirmation number and keep it with your records. Do not mail paper copies of forms that you have submitted electronically.

After we've processed your government funding form, we may have to contact you for more information. Keep all supporting documents for six years after the end of the year to which the documents relate.


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