No. Your business is not required to use a chartered accountant for its financial statements. Anyone can prepare their own financial statements and there is no requirement for a business to use a certified accountant to do so.
Corporations must declare within six months of the end of the fiscal year. However, if the corporation has to pay taxes, it only has 2 months following the end of the fiscal year to make the payment without penalties and interest.
You must keep accounting records (software, transaction log), invoices, bookkeeping vouchers, bank statements, financial statements, copies of income tax returns, notices of assessment and other key documents.
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