David J. Rotfleisch

David J. Rotfleisch

CRA woeful disregard for taxpayer rights

Tax lawyer David Rotfleisch on latest Canada Revenue Agency communique
David J. Rotfleisch

Thoughts on the CRA and Canadian corporate tax gap

Are the numbers to be trusted? asks David J. Rotfleisch
David J. Rotfleisch

What the media missed in the Auditor General’s CRA report

Canada Revenue Agency does not accurately measure its performance
David J. Rotfleisch

Is the CRA’s public shaming an effective deterrent of tax evasion?

The CRA is sending a clear message that tax evasion does not pay, says David J. Rotfleisch
David J. Rotfleisch

Auditor General Slams CRA For Unfair Treatment Of Taxpayers

Michael Ferguson finds the CRA unable to measure its own activities
David J. Rotfleisch

Fighting the Canada Revenue Agency no longer like fighting city hall

The Ludmer decision represents a judicial thawing of CRA liability
David J. Rotfleisch

Voluntary Disclosures Program Under Continued Attack from Canada Revenue Agency

VDP changes are headed to the courts, predicts tax lawyer David J. Rotfleisch
Taxation

The reasonable minimum standard when challenging CRA tax audits

A look at the leading case and subsequent case law
David J. Rotfleisch

CRA discipline statistics shockingly low for number of service complaints

Tax lawyer David Rotfleisch says taxpayer abuse should be disciplined as well
David J. Rotfleisch

A world of difference between CRA civil and criminal tax audits

The Income Tax Act is clear on Canada Revenue Agency civil and criminal audits. But what happens when the goal of a CRA civil audit is to lay criminal charges?
David J. Rotfleisch

Canada Revenue Agency farcical in treatment of taxpayers

David Rotfleisch on CRA behaviour, from malicious prosecution to the dead parrot voluntary disclosures program
David J. Rotfleisch

How effective is the CRA at closing Canada’s tax gap?

How good is the Canada Revenue Agency at closing the tax gap? We’ll find out this year from the Parliamentary Budget Office if the CRA has indulged in PR spin.