The Canadian Private Copying Collective
Manufacturers and Importers
Reporting Obligations

How to Report

A separate reporting form must be submitted for each period, complete with all applicable information.

Checklist for reports:

  • Contact information is complete and current
  • Correct period is checked off
  • Units and type of media reported sold is accurate
  • All brands sold during the period are reported
  • Levy is calculated correctly
  • Reporting form is signed and dated

Reporting forms

1999 – 2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

November – December 2008*

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

* Due to a levy rate change in the middle of December 2008, this reporting form has two pages. The first page is for sales from November 1 to December 5th, 2008 and the second is for sales from December 6th to December 31, 2008.

When to Report

The Copyright Board of Canada sets the reporting schedule for manufacturers and importers to follow. Accordingly, the year is divided into two-month periods, beginning with January-February.

Reporting Schedule

Period Due Date
January – February March 31
March – April May 31
May –June July 31
July – August September 30
September – October November 30
November – December January 31

Manufacturers and importers that paid less than $2,000 in the immediately preceding January-to-June or July-to-December period may opt for less frequent, twice yearly reporting by notifying the CPCC.

Semester Reporting Schedule

Semester Due Date
January – June July 31
July – December January 31

In all cases, reports and payments are due on the last day of the month following the end of a period.  Late payments are subject to interest.

CPCC Reporting Tip Sheet

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