How to Get a CRA Wage Garnishment Removed or Reduced

Imagine that you owe the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) a lot of money (or maybe you don’t have to imagine) and you’ve been ignoring their collection letters and now the phone calls have begun. You decide to ignore those calls too. Guess what the CRA is going to do next...

An Overview of the GST/HST New Housing Rebate

Taxpayers who purchase a new home may qualify for a partial rebate of the GST/HST paid on the purchase. The GST/HST New Housing Rebate allows purchasers to partially recover the federal and provincial portion of the sales tax that is paid on the purchase price of a...

Dispute with CRA? To Object or Not Object – That is the Question

So you’ve been audited by the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) and received a reassessment on your income tax and/or GST/HST returns. You may have even been hit with gross negligence penalties. What do you do? How do you fight the reassessment? Is there any hope?  Yes! You...

Time Limits on Claiming HST Input Tax Credits

When it comes to the Canada Revenue Agency, deadlines are the major source of stress for both personal and business filing. When these deadlines are met, the stress eventually dissipates, but if they are missed, you will often find yourself with lost money or worse, a...