Financial Disclosure Listing for Family Law Matters
1. A copy of your last three (3) tax returns or T4s.
2. A copy of your last 3 Notices of Assessment or Reassessment.
3. If you are an employee, a copy of each of your 3 most recent pay stubs, including overtime, or where such a letter from your employer setting out your pay information, including your rate of annual salary or remuneration.
4. If you receive income from employment insurance, social assistance, a pension, workers’ compensation, disability payments, dividends or any other source, the most recent statement of income indicating the total amount of income from the applicable source during the current year or, if such a statement is not provided, a letter from the appropriate authority stating the required information.
5. If you are a student, a statement indicating the total amount of student funding you have received during the current academic year, including loans, grants, bursaries, scholarships and living allowances.
6. If you are self-employed in an unincorporated business: (a) particulars or copies of every cheque issued to you during the last 6 weeks from any business or corporation in which you have an interest, or to which you have rendered a service;
(b) the financial statements of your business or professional practice for the 3 most recent taxation years; and
(c) a statement showing a breakdown of all salaries, wages, management fees or other payments or benefits paid to yourself, or to persons or corporations with whom you do not deal at arm’s length, for the 3 most recent taxation years.
7. If you are a partner in a partnership, confirmation of your income and draws from, and capital in, the partnership for its 3 most recent taxation years.
8. If you have a 1% or more interest in a privately held corporation:
(a) the financial statements of the corporation and its subsidiaries for its 3 most recent taxation years;
(b) a statement showing a breakdown of all salaries, wages, management fees or other payments or benefits paid to yourself, or to persons or corporations with whom the corporation, and every related corporation, does not deal at arm’s length for the corporation’s 3 most recent taxation years; and
(c) a record showing your shareholder’s loan transactions for the past 12 months.
9. A detailed list of any special or extraordinary expenses claimed (where child support is an issue) as well as copies of receipts or other documentation providing the amount of those expenses, namely:
(a) child care costs;
(b) health care and extended medical and dental insurance premiums attributable to the child;
(c) uninsured health care and dental expenses;
(d) extraordinary educational expenses;
(e) post-secondary educational expenses; and
(f) extraordinary expenses for extracurricular activities.
10. If you are a beneficiary under a trust, a copy of the trust settlement agreement and copies of the trust’s 3 most recent financial statements.
11. Copies of all statements and cancelled cheques for all bank accounts held solely or jointly in your name for the most recent 6 months.
12. Copies of credit card statements for all credit cards solely or jointly in your name for the most recent 6 months.
13. Your monthly budget of expenses.
14. A sworn itemized list of your income, assets and liabilities (Schedule A).
15. Copies of the most recent statement for all RRSPs, pensions, term deposit certificates, guaranteed investment certificates, stock accounts and other investments in your name or in which you have an interest.
16. A list of any exemptions claimed (where the action involves the division of matrimonial property).