The CRA Snitch Line: An Overview of the CRA Informant Leads Program

The CRA Informant Leads Program (aka “The CRA Snitch Line”) allows people to report tax fraud in Canada. Using the CRA snitch line, you can report deliberate misrepresentations of income and deductions to the Canada Revenue Agency. In most cases, the Informant Leads...

What is a Notional Assessment or a CRA Tax Assessment?

With the Canadian income tax deadline behind us, those who, for whatever reason, chose not to file this year (or any past year) may be thinking that it is too late and that there is no real urgency to file now. Many people don’t file their annual tax returns because...

Tax Slips – The CRA Knows More Than You Think

Every time you receive a tax slip, the issuer sends a copy to Canada Revenue Agency (CRA).  So just because you don’t report your income, whether it was taxed or not, does not mean that the CRA is not aware of it. These tax slips are issued for employment income,...

Beware – the CRA Snitch Line is Not a Myth

The tax deadline is behind us, and even though you may have filed your returns online, there is always a chance that you incorrectly claimed expenses or miscalculated earnings. These can be remedied through various tax solutions like the Voluntary Disclosure Program,...