Here’s one reason you should regularly check your bank account

By Jodi HughesWeather Anchor  Global News  http://globalnews.ca/news/3224466/heres-one-reason-you-should-regularly-check-your-bank-account/?sf54269550=1 FILE: Canadian currency File Photo – A A + Listen Even though many financial institutions are moving away from paper, there are still millions of cheques that pass through banks every single day. Global News has learned that most financial institutions have a policy not to review signatures…

CRA scam adapting to go after former victims a 2nd time, RCMP warns

Fraudsters promise refund for money lost to scam, but request processing fee from victims By Victoria Valido, CBC News Posted: Jan 23, 2017 5:37 PM ET Last Updated: Jan 23, 2017 6:18 PM ET The RCMP says offshore fraudsters are still trying to bilk Canadians out of their money by posing as Canada Revenue Agency officials,…

Beware of new telephone scams

Ottawa, Ontario, June 10, 2015… The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is noting an increase in telephone scams where the caller claims to be from the CRA but is not, and is asking Canadians to beware—these calls are fraudulent and could result in identity and financial theft. Some recent telephone scams involve threatening taxpayers or using aggressive and…

RCMP warn of phone scam by caller posing as CRA collector

This is one reason why at my office we protect your privacy by not giving any information to anyone saying he is with CRA, without him or her sending verification of their identity by fax: Several complaints received in southeast New Brunswick in last week CBC News Posted: Jul 10, 2015 1:07 PM AT Last Updated: Jul…

Protect yourself!

As Canadians get busy filing their taxes, the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) reminds everyone to be cautious of fraudulent tax filing. If you are approached by a tax preparer offering larger refunds than other preparers, don’t be fooled! While the vast majority of preparers provide excellent service to tax filers, there are unscrupulous ones who…

Warning: claiming false GST/HST refunds is a crime and will result in serious consequences

The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is taking action to stop various schemes used by people to claim unwarranted goods and services tax/harmonized sales tax (GST/HST) refunds. If you are thinking about participating in such a scheme, you should know that you will face serious consequences if you do. The CRA reminds businesses that supporting documents…