Annual Returns

Each year, congregations are required to complete and submit yearly summary forms to the Synod Office and Canada Revenue Agency (CRA).

Synod Office Reports

These annual reports provide statistical information vital to planning. They are to be mailed or faxed (416-363-7678) to the Synod Office by March 15 each year.

Incumbent’s Annual Statistical Return

This return provides parochial statistics as well as the names and contact information of each congregation’s Lay Members of Synod. It is to be completed by Incumbents and sent directly to the Secretary of Synod.

Churchwardens’ Parochial Return

This return provides financial statistics and the basis for accurately and fairly calculating the allotment for each Congregation. It is to be sent directly to the General Accountant.

Canada Revenue Agency Reports

For fiscal periods prior to January 1, 2013, the following forms are to be used: T3010-1 and T3010B(09) which are available on the Canada Revenue Agency website or by calling 1-800-267-2384. For fiscal periods after January 1, 2013 the following can also be accessed from the website:

  • Form T3010
  • Completing the Registered Charity Information Return (manual) – T4033

Churchwardens are required to annually fill out and submit this form to Canada Revenue Agency. This return is due within six (6) months of the fiscal year-end and is necessary to maintain charitable status.