What triggers a review or audit by CRA?

Last Updated: October 30 2019Article by Dale BarrettBarrett Tax Law Sometimes a taxpayer is randomly selected for an audit. It’s like winning the worst lottery in the world, and there’s nothing you can do to change that. But apart from a random tax audit, the odds of being targeted for an audit are dependent on a…

CRA not treating all taxpayers equally, AG finds

Rachel Aiello, Ottawa News Bureau Online Producer @rachaielloPublished Tuesday, November 20, 2018 10:12AM EST Last Updated Tuesday, November 20, 2018 3:12PM EST OTTAWA – The Canada Revenue Agency is not treating all taxpayers equally when it comes to auditing or reviewing tax files, a new probe by the federal auditor general has found. In order to make sure that…

Canada Revenue Agency monitoring Facebook, Twitter posts of some Canadians

Agency is increasingly turning to cutting-edge data analysis techniques to improve service and ‘compliance’ By Elizabeth Thompson, CBC News Posted: Jan 19, 2017 5:00 AM ET Last Updated: Jan 19, 2017 5:27 AM ET The Canada Revenue Agency is monitoring the social media posts of Canadians it suspects are cheating on their taxes. (Paul Sakuma/Associated Press)…