Ontario Ministry of Finance

Ontario Ministry of Finance
Interest and Penalty Relief for Businesses
On March 25, 2020, the Ontario government announced a five-month relief period for Ontario businesses who are unable to file or remit select provincial taxes on time, due to the special circumstances caused by the coronavirus (COVID‑19) in Ontario.
Beginning April 1, 2020, penalties and interest will not apply to Ontario businesses that miss any filing or remittance deadline under select provincial taxes:
Employer Health Tax
Retail Sales Tax on Insurance Contracts and Benefit Plans
Race Tracks Tax
Tobacco Tax
Fuel Tax
Gas Tax
Beer, Wine & Spirits Tax
Mining Tax
Insurance Premium Tax
International Fuel Tax Agreement
Learn More
Read: Interest and Penalty Relief for Businesses Tax Bulletin
feedback.fin@ontario.ca or call 1 866 ONT-TAXS (1 866 668-8297)