Reporting requirements for the candidate's campaign
Within 1 month after Election Day, Elections Canada must receive:
- All unused and copies of used official tax receipts (applies to paper-form tax receipts obtained from Elections Canada).
Within three months of Election Day, official agent must receive:
- Signed Candidate's Statement of Personal Expenses with all supporting documents.
Within four months of Election Day, Elections Canada must receive:
- Candidate's Electoral Campaign Return with all supporting documents, including the declaration signed by the candidate and the official agent
- Auditor's Report
- Auditor's Invoice
- Checklist for Audits
- Candidate's Statement of Gifts or Other Advantages Received (Chapter 4, Reporting Requirements, explains details and conditions that apply to the reporting of gifts and other advantages)
Within four months of Election Day, Canada Revenue Agency must receive:
- Contributions to a Candidate at an Election – Information Return.
Within 19 and 37 months of Election Day, Elections Canada must receive:
- The Candidate's Statement of Unpaid Claims and Loans 18 or 36 Months after Election Day if the campaign has unpaid claims and loans.
If a claim or loan is paid any time after the campaign return is filed, the official agent must send an updated campaign return to Elections Canada within 30 days.