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I am a small business in Ontario. Am I required to register and report?

Exempt businesses:

  • have gross revenues (including its affiliates and franchisees) in Ontario of less than $2M during the data year (the same year used to file the report, i.e. 2024 report is based on 2023 revenue), are exempt from registering with Stewardship Ontario and also exempt from reporting and paying fees.
  • have gross revenue (including its affiliates and franchisees) in Ontario over $2 million during the data year (the year used to file their report) but supply less than 15,000 kg of designated materials are required to register with Stewardship Ontario and report their materials but are exempt from paying fees.

For additional information please see Section 1.11 of the Guidebook for Stewards.