Taxation

Profession

The Samaroo Case: CRA slapped for malicious prosecution by BC Supreme Court

It's not unusual for immigrants to avoid banks, even stashing $100 bills. The onus was on the CRA to prove its case. It failed.
Profession

CRA claims service improvements as tax season begins Monday

Vast majority of Canadians now filing online as CRA improves online service. Check with provincial associations for opportunities to volunteer in preparing tax returns for low income, senior Canadians
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.
Business

Canada Revenue Agency raids three companies in connection to Panama Papers

Early morning raids conducted in connection to Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca, two years after data leak
Business

Surprise! Canada Revenue Agency set to release tax gap data this month

Trudeau surprise announcement met with cautious optimism, concern by Canadian tax experts
Business

CPA with Type 1 diabetes pleased with CRA disability tax credit reversal

Everett Colby of Colby McGeachy Professional Corporation explains the real cost of diabetes
Business

CRA explains reversal on disability tax credit restrictions for diabetics

A tacit acknowledgment of unintended consequences, says Diabetes Canada
Business

CRA reverses disability tax credit restrictions for diabetics

Canadian accountants critical of Canada Revenue Agency DTC policy decisions
Career

How a Master’s Degree in Tax Law Helps CPAs

Two CPAs in different fields of the profession share their insights into the Osgoode Professional LLM
Business

These 3 US tax breaks could start a Canadian exodus

Divergent tax trends concerning to Canadian accountants with cross-border clients
David J. Rotfleisch

Death Knell: The Canada Revenue Agency Voluntary Disclosures Program

Tax Lawyer David Rotfleisch says that, contrary to popular opinion, the CRA's changes to the VDP will affect the poor and middle class more than the rich
Business

CRA tightens voluntary disclosures, targets offshore tax avoidance

The Canada Revenue Agency is starting a new, limited Voluntary Disclosures Program