Unexpectedly Large Tax Refund? It May be a CRA Error

If you’ve received an unexpectedly large tax refund, the Globe and Mail says be wary – it may be a CRA error. Even if you’ve done your due diligence, had your taxes completed and filed through a tax professional, that doesn’t mean that the CRA won’t make a mistake....

Offshore Tax Evasion – Are You at Risk?

While many still deal with the repercussions of the Panama Papers scandal, it is no surprise that offshore tax evasion continues to make reoccurring appearances in the media. If you are involved in any form of offshore tax shelter, often considered tax evasion by the...

Tax Debt: Settling with the CRA

So you’ve received your assessment back from the Canada Revenue Agency. Unfortunately, unlike last year’s return where you received a nice little refund, this year you are staring a tax debt in the face. Ignoring it, hoping the CRA will forget about it, may seem like...

New Housing Rebate Requirements

A few weeks ago we covered a very important tax resource for those who have purchased or built a new home recently. The New Housing Rebate is a great way to recoup some of the money spent doing either of these things, but there are some things you need to know. Today...