How to file the transaction levy or exemption form
In My LAWPRO, complete and remit the civil litigation and/ or real estate transaction summary forms and applicable quarterly payments.). On the transaction summary form or on an accompanying attachment, list the names of all lawyers whose transactions are included on the form.
Lawyers may delegate to their firms the responsibility of completing and remitting civil litigation and/or real estate transaction summary forms and quarterly payments. However, it remains the responsibility of the individual lawyer to ensure that the surcharge forms are submitted accurately and on time to LAWPRO.
The transaction levies must be accumulated and paid quarterly within thirty days of the last day of March, June, September and December.
Yes, transaction levy forms can be filed online at My LAWPRO.
For 2023, we are introducing automatic exemption from the transaction levy filing requirements for lawyers on the Restricted Area of Practice premium discount. These lawyers certify on renewal that they and the other members of their firms only practise criminal and/or immigration law.
Yes, you are still required to file declaring you had zero transactions.