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The federal tax agency completed more than 21,000 files related to real estate that resulted in more than $329.4 million in unreported assessed income

The federal tax agency is seeking to provide less generous relief in certain circumstances

  • June 12, 2017 December 19, 2017
  • 10:30
Ottawa urged to step up fight against tax cheats

The federal government says it is in line to collect more than $13 billion worth of taxes owing

Tax lawyers say any changes to the program should strike a balance between tightening the rules and keeping it attractive

The budget announced plans for a new national strategy to improve access to information for law enforcement about the people behind corporations and other legal arrangements

The 2016 federal budget included $444.4 million over five years to help the agency crack down on wealthy tax cheats

  • By: Craig Wong
  • February 23, 2017 February 23, 2017
  • 17:25
Canada could be facing significant “tax gap,” report finds

There are various measures the government could take to collect unpaid taxes, which range from $8.9 billion to $47.8 billion

Ottawa urged to step up fight against tax cheats

Recent reports from the two government-related committees contain recommendations for the feds to step up their efforts against offshore tax avoidance and tax evasion

Ottawa urged to step up fight against tax cheats

Report recommends mandatory registration of tax products by tax advisors and 13 other measures

The pursuit of tax evaders and avoiders is ramping up around the world. Canada has several new measures and programs to track offshore accounts, including new reports required from Canadian financial institutions