Fees

Current fees 

The Regulation respecting the application of the Unclaimed Property Act, made by Order in Council 584-2015 dated June 30, 2015, provides that fees are to be charged for services rendered in the provisional administration of unclaimed property and liquidation of unclaimed successions.

Fees are based on the cost of the services rendered. They are indexed to the cost of living each year. The next indexation should be on January 1, 2018. The goods and services tax and the Québec sales tax apply to these fees.

Fees from 2018-01-01 to 2018-12-31
Unclaimed financial assets
Description of service Fee
Administration, rendering of account and delivery of property 10% of the property value(minimum $50,75 and maximum $1,015)
Liquidation of property 15% of the net proceeds of the liquidation of the property (maximum $5,078)
Administration, rendering of account and delivery of property deposited in a safety deposit box in a financial institution $340
Liquidation of property deposited in a safety deposit box in a financial institution 15% of the net proceeds of the liquidation of the property (maximum $5,078)
Unclaimed successions
Description of service Fee
Opening of a file $1,371
Administration of a succession $4,570
Liquidation of moveable property 15% of the net proceeds of the liquidation of the property (maximum $5,078)
Liquidation of immovable property 15% of the net proceeds of the liquidation of the property (maximum $5,078)
Rendering of account and delivery of property $1,015
Property not covered in the tables above
Description of service Fee
Administration, rendering of account and delivery of property 10% of the property value (minimum $50,75 and maximum $1,015)
Liquidation of property 15% of the net proceeds of the liquidation of the property (maximum $5,078)
Note

The text of the Regulation always takes precedence over these tables.

Fees (prior periods)

The Regulation respecting the application of the Public Curator Act provides that fees are to be charged for services rendered in the provisional administration of unclaimed property.

Fees are based on the cost of the services rendered. They were indexed to the cost of living on April 1 of each year. The goods and services tax and the Québec sales tax apply to these fees.

Fees from 2017-01-01 to 2017-12-31
Unclaimed financial assets
Description of service
Fee
Administration, rendering of account and delivery of property10% of the property value(minimum $50,25 and maximum $1,007)
Liquidation of property15% of the net proceeds of the liquidation of the property (maximum $5,037)
Administration, rendering of account and delivery of property deposited in a safety deposit box in a financial institution$337
Liquidation of property deposited in a safety deposit box in a financial institution15% of the net proceeds of the liquidation of the property (maximum $5,037)
Unclaimed successions
Description of serviceFee
Opening of a file$1,360
Administration of a succession$4,533
Liquidation of moveable property15% of the net proceeds of the liquidation of the property (maximum $5,037)
Liquidation of immovable property15% of the net proceeds of the liquidation of the property (maximum $5,037)
Rendering of account and delivery of property$1,007
Property not covered in the tables above
Description of serviceFee
Administration, rendering of account and delivery of property10% of the property value (minimum $50,25 and maximum $1,007)
Liquidation of property15% of the net proceeds of the liquidation of the property (maximum $5,037)
Note

The text of the Regulation always takes precedence over these tables.

Fees from 2015-09-01 to 2016-12-31
Unclaimed financial assets
Description of service
Fee
Administration, rendering of account and delivery of property10% of the property value(minimum $50 and maximum $1,000)
Liquidation of property15% of the net proceeds of the liquidation of the property (maximum $5,000)
Administration, rendering of account and delivery of property deposited in a safety deposit box in a financial institution$335
Liquidation of property deposited in a safety deposit box in a financial institution15% of the net proceeds of the liquidation of the property (maximum $5,000)
Unclaimed successions
Description of serviceFee
Opening of a file$1,350
Administration of a succession$4,500
Liquidation of moveable property15% of the net proceeds of the liquidation of the property (maximum $5,000)
Liquidation of immovable property15% of the net proceeds of the liquidation of the property (maximum $5,000)
Rendering of account and delivery of property$1,000
Property not covered in the tables above
Description of serviceFee
Administration, rendering of account and delivery of property10% of the property value (minimum $50 and maximum $1,000)
Liquidation of property15% of the net proceeds of the liquidation of the property (maximum $5,000)
Note

The text of the Regulation always takes precedence over these tables.

Fees from 2015-04-01 to 2015-08-31
Unclaimed financial assets and property left in detention centres and establishments of the health and social services system
FeesDescription of services
$92 per hourConducting an inquiry
$60 for the sale of each series of securities of the same class issued by the same issuer and remitted to the broker at the same timeLiquidating a security
25% of the proceeds of the transactionAdministering and liquidating property other than a security
$189Receiving, administering and transferring property kept in a safety deposit box at a financial institution
10% of the value of the property
(minimum $2 and maximum $1,000)
Receiving, administering and transferring property other than property found in a safety deposit box at a financial institution
$92 per hourTracing an owner or other right-holder
$120 per hourIntervention of a legal nature
Unclaimed successions and property not mentioned in the preceding table (property of dissolved legal persons, property whose owners are unknown or untraceable, etc.)
FeesDescription of services
$554Opening a file
$92 plus $92 per hourCollecting information for the preparation of an inventory of property to be administered or liquidated
$92 per hourConducting an inquiry
$341Liquidating an abandoned vehicle
25% of the proceeds of the transactionLiquidating movable property other than a security or an abandoned vehicle
$92 per hourAdministering and liquidating seized or abandoned property for which Revenu Québec is the provisional administrator under a statute other than the Unclaimed Property Act
$315Collecting and analyzing information regarding an immovable
5% of the selling price
(minimum $760 and maximum $3,000)
Selling an immovable
$268Any other transfer of an immovable or settlement of an immovable that is unmarketable
$213Obtaining court authorization to encumber or dispose of property
$2,436Administering and liquidating a business
$60 per returnFiling a fiscal return
$120 per hourIntervention of a legal nature
$851Rendering of account and transfer to a right-holder
$92 per hourTracing an owner or a right-holder
$1,582Provisional administration and liquidation of a debt, a claim, a bank account, an insurance policy or any other property not mentioned above
1.5% per year of the average assets under administrationManaging a common trust fund whose portfolio consists solely of investments with a maturity of less than two years
1.5% per year of the average assets under administrationManaging other common trust funds
Note
The text of the Regulation respecting the application of the Public Curator Act always takes precedence over these tables.
Fees from 2014-04-01 to 2015-03-31
Unclaimed financial assets and property left in detention centres and establishments of the health and social services system
FeesDescription of services
$91 per hourConducting an inquiry
$59 for the sale of each series of securities of the same class issued by the same issuer and remitted to the broker at the same timeLiquidating a security
25% of the proceeds of the transactionAdministering and liquidating property other than a security
$187Receiving, administering and transferring property kept in a safety deposit box at a financial institution
10% of the value of the property
(minimum $2 and maximum $1,000)
Receiving, administering and transferring property other than property found in a safety deposit box at a financial institution
$91 per hourTracing an owner or other right-holder
$119 per hourIntervention of a legal nature
Unclaimed successions and property not mentioned in the preceding table (property of dissolved legal persons, property whose owners are unknown or untraceable, etc.)
FeesDescription of services
$548Opening a file
$91 plus $91 per hourCollecting information for the preparation of an inventory of property to be administered or liquidated
$91 per hourConducting an inquiry
$337Liquidating an abandoned vehicle
25% of the proceeds of the transactionLiquidating movable property other than a security or an abandoned vehicle
$91 per hourAdministering and liquidating seized or abandoned property for which Revenu Québec is the provisional administrator under a statute other than the Unclaimed Property Act
$312Collecting and analyzing information regarding an immovable
5% of the selling price
(minimum $760 and maximum $3,000)
Selling an immovable
$265Any other transfer of an immovable or settlement of an immovable that is unmarketable
$211Obtaining court authorization to encumber or dispose of property
$2,410Administering and liquidating a business
$59 per returnFiling a fiscal return
$119 per hourIntervention of a legal nature
$842Rendering of account and transfer to a right-holder
$91 per hourTracing an owner or a right-holder
$1,565Provisional administration and liquidation of a debt, a claim, a bank account, an insurance policy or any other property not mentioned above
1.5% per year of the average assets under administrationManaging a common trust fund whose portfolio consists solely of investments with a maturity of less than two years
1.5% per year of the average assets under administrationManaging other common trust funds
Note
The text of the Regulation respecting the application of the Public Curator Act always takes precedence over these tables.
Fees from 2013-04-01 to 2014-03-31
Unclaimed financial assets and property left in detention centres and establishments of the health and social services system
FeesDescription of services
$90 per hourConducting an inquiry
$58 for the sale of each series of securities of the same class issued by the same issuer and remitted to the broker at the same timeLiquidating a security
25% of the proceeds of the transactionAdministering and liquidating property other than a security
$185Receiving, administering and transferring property kept in a safety deposit box at a financial institution
10% of the value of the property
(minimum $2 and maximum $1,000)
Receiving, administering and transferring property other than property found in a safety deposit box at a financial institution
$90 per hourTracing an owner or other right-holder
$118 per hourIntervention of a legal nature
Unclaimed successions and property not mentioned in the preceding table (property of dissolved legal persons, property whose owners are unknown or untraceable, etc.)
FeesDescription of services
$543Opening a file
$90 plus $90 per hourCollecting information for the preparation of an inventory of property to be administered or liquidated
$90 per hourConducting an inquiry
$334Liquidating an abandoned vehicle
25% of the proceeds of the transactionLiquidating movable property other than a security or an abandoned vehicle
$90 per hourAdministering and liquidating seized or abandoned property for which Revenu Québec is the provisional administrator under a statute other than the Unclaimed Property Act
$309Collecting and analyzing information regarding an immovable
5% of the selling price
(minimum $760 and maximum $3,000)
Selling an immovable
$262Any other transfer of an immovable or settlement of an immovable that is unmarketable
$209Obtaining court authorization to encumber or dispose of property
$2,387Administering and liquidating a business
$58 per returnFiling a fiscal return
$118 per hourIntervention of a legal nature
$834Rendering of account and transfer to a right-holder
$90 per hourTracing an owner or a right-holder
$1,550Provisional administration and liquidation of a debt, a claim, a bank account, an insurance policy or any other property not mentioned above
1.5% per year of the average assets under administrationManaging a common trust fund whose portfolio consists solely of investments with a maturity of less than two years
1.5% per year of the average assets under administrationManaging other common trust funds
Note
The text of the Regulation respecting the application of the Public Curator Act always takes precedence over these tables.
Fees from 2012-04-01 to 2013-03-31
Unclaimed financial assets and property left in detention centres and establishments of the health and social services system
FeesDescription of services
$88 per hourConducting an inquiry
$57 for the sale of each series of securities of the same class issued by the same issuer and remitted to the broker at the same timeLiquidating a security
25% of the proceeds of the transactionAdministering and liquidating property other than a security
$181Receiving, administering and transferring property kept in a safety deposit box at a financial institution
10% of the value of the property
(minimum $2 and maximum $1,000)
Receiving, administering and transferring property other than property found in a safety deposit box at a financial institution
$88 per hourTracing an owner or other right-holder
$115 per hourIntervention of a legal nature
Unclaimed successions and property not mentioned in the preceding table (property of dissolved legal persons, property whose owners are unknown or untraceable, etc.)
FeesDescription of services
$530Opening a file
$88 plus $88 per hourCollecting information for the preparation of an inventory of property to be administered or liquidated
$88 per hourConducting an inquiry
$326Liquidating an abandoned vehicle
25% of the proceeds of the transactionLiquidating movable property other than a security or an abandoned vehicle
$88 per hourAdministering and liquidating seized or abandoned property for which Revenu Québec is the provisional administrator under a statute other than the Unclaimed Property Act
$302Collecting and analyzing information regarding an immovable
5% of the selling price
(minimum $760 and maximum $3,000)
Selling an immovable
$256Any other transfer of an immovable or settlement of an immovable that is unmarketable
$204Obtaining court authorization to encumber or dispose of property
$2,329Administering and liquidating a business
$57 per returnFiling a fiscal return
$115 per hourIntervention of a legal nature
$814Rendering of account and transfer to a right-holder
$88 per hourTracing an owner or a right-holder
$1,512Provisional administration and liquidation of a debt, a claim, a bank account, an insurance policy or any other property not mentioned above
1.5% per year of the average assets under administrationManaging a common trust fund whose portfolio consists solely of investments with a maturity of less than two years
2% per year of the average assets under administrationManaging other common trust funds
Note
The text of the Regulation respecting the application of the Public Curator Act always takes precedence over these tables.
Fees from 2011-04-01 to 2012-03-31
Unclaimed financial assets and property left in detention centres and establishments of the health and social services system
FeesDescription of services
$86 per hourConducting an inquiry
$56 for the sale of each series of securities of the same class issued by the same issuer and remitted to the broker at the same timeLiquidating a security
25% of the proceeds of the transactionAdministering and liquidating property other than a security
$176Receiving, administering and transferring property kept in a safety deposit box at a financial institution
10% of the value of the property
(minimum $2 and maximum $1,000)
Receiving, administering and transferring property other than property found in a safety deposit box at a financial institution
$86 per hourTracing an owner or other right-holder
$112 per hourIntervention of a legal nature
Unclaimed successions and property not mentioned in the preceding table (property of dissolved legal persons, property whose owners are unknown or untraceable, etc.)
FeesDescription of services
$516Opening a file
$86 plus $86 per hourCollecting information for the preparation of an inventory of property to be administered or liquidated
$86 per hourConducting an inquiry
$318Liquidating an abandoned vehicle
25% of the proceeds of the transactionLiquidating movable property other than a security or an abandoned vehicle
$86 per hourAdministering and liquidating seized or abandoned property for which Revenu Québec is the provisional administrator under a statute other than the Unclaimed Property Act
$294Collecting and analyzing information regarding an immovable
5% of the selling price
(minimum $760 and maximum $3,000)
Selling an immovable
$249Any other transfer of an immovable or settlement of an immovable that is unmarketable
$199Obtaining court authorization to encumber or dispose of property
$2,269Administering and liquidating a business
$56 per returnFiling a fiscal return
$112 per hourIntervention of a legal nature
$793Rendering of account and transfer to a right-holder
$86 per hourTracing an owner or a right-holder
$1,473Provisional administration and liquidation of a debt, a claim, a bank account, an insurance policy or any other property not mentioned above
1.5% per year of the average assets under administrationManaging a common trust fund whose portfolio consists solely of investments with a maturity of less than two years
2% per year of the average assets under administrationManaging other common trust funds
Note
The text of the Regulation respecting the application of the Public Curator Act always takes precedence over these tables.
Fees from 2010-04-01 to 2011-03-31
Unclaimed financial assets and property left in detention centres and establishments of the health and social services system
FeesDescription of services
$84 per hourConducting an inquiry
$55 for the sale of each series of securities of the same class issued by the same issuer and remitted to the broker at the same timeLiquidating a security
25% of the proceeds of the transactionAdministering and liquidating property other than a security
$173Receiving, administering and transferring property kept in a safety deposit box at a financial institution
10% of the value of the property
(minimum $2 and maximum $1,000)
Receiving, administering and transferring property other than property found in a safety deposit box at a financial institution
$84 per hourTracing an owner or other right-holder
$110 per hourIntervention of a legal nature
Unclaimed successions and property not mentioned in the preceding table (property of dissolved corporations, property whose owners are unknown or untraceable, etc.)
FeesDescription of services
$507Opening a file
$84 plus $84 per hourCollecting information for the preparation of an inventory of property to be administered or liquidated
$84 per hourConducting an inquiry
$312Liquidating an abandoned vehicle
25% of the proceeds of the transactionLiquidating movable property other than a security or an abandoned vehicle
$84 per hourAdministering and liquidating seized or abandoned property for which Revenu Québec is the provisional administrator under a statute other than the Public Curator Act
$289Collecting and analyzing information regarding an immovable
5% of the selling price
(minimum $760 and maximum $3,000)
Selling an immovable
$245Any other transfer of an immovable or settlement of an immovable that is unmarketable
$195Obtaining court authorization to encumber or dispose of property
$2,229Administering and liquidating a business
$55 per returnFiling a fiscal return
$110 per hourIntervention of a legal nature
$779Rendering of account and transfer to an interested party
$84 per hourTracing an owner or other interested party
$1,447Provisional administration and liquidation of a debt, a claim, a bank account, an insurance policy or any other property not mentioned above
1.5% per year of the average assets under administrationManaging a common trust fund whose portfolio consists solely of investments with a maturity of less than two years
2% per year of the average assets under administrationManaging other common trust funds
Note
The text of the Regulation respecting the application of the Public Curator Act always takes precedence over these tables.

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