Failing to File: How This Could Lead to a Tax Evasion Charge

Each and every year, thousands of regular Canadians are prosecuted under the Income Tax Act, convicted of tax evasion and other tax-related offences, and find themselves in jail, sitting with hefty tax fines, or both. May of these are posted publicly on the CRA’s...

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...

CRA Cracks Down on Tax Evasion with the Informant Leads Program

There has been a great deal of discussion over the last few months surrounding the government’s commitment to cracking down on tax evasion and their efforts through the Informant Leads Program. Tax evasion is a crime in Canada, one prosecuted often and carrying hefty...