Recent News/News Feeds

The following news feed articles are compiled from: Canada Revenue Agency - Tax Tips, Individuals Tax Information Newsletters, Business Tax Information Newsletters.


Do your employees use their vehicle for work? Here’s what you need to know - 10-JAN-19

Do your employees use their personal vehicles for work-related travel? If so, you may provide them with an automobile or motor vehicle allowance to help cover expenses. It is important that you understand your responsibilities around these allowances.


Interest rates for the first calendar quarter - 27-DEC-18

The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) announced today the prescribed annual interest rates that will apply to any amounts owed to the CRA and to any amounts owed by the CRA to individuals and corporations. These rates will be in effect from January 1, 2019 to March 31, 2019.


Taxpayer relief deadline is December 31, 2018, for requests related to 2008 - 19-DEC-18

The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) would like to remind taxpayers and registrants that they have until December 31, 2018, to make a taxpayer relief request related to the 2008 tax year.


Minister Lebouthillier welcomes new members to the Offshore Compliance Advisory Committee for its renewed mandate - 14-DEC-18
Canada is committed to combatting offshore tax evasion and aggressive tax avoidance. In addition to strong international partnerships and access to new data sources, the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is also benefiting from the expertise provided by the Offshore Compliance Advisory Committee (OCAC).

Canada Revenue Agency announces the creation of an external advisory panel on service - 13-DEC-18
The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is taking steps to better understand the needs and expectations of Canadians, and to ensure they are at the centre of the design and delivery of its programs and services, with the goal of pursuing excellence in client experience.

Taxpayers’ Ombudsman Presents the 2017-2018 Annual Report - 11-DEC-18
The Taxpayers’ Ombudsman, Sherra Profit, released her 2017-2018 Annual Report Effecting Change, which was tabled in Parliament today by the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of National Revenue, Deborah Schulte.

Statement by the Honourable Diane Lebouthillier, Minister of National Revenue on the 2018 Fall Reports of the Auditor General of Canada - 20-NOV-18
The Honourable Diane Lebouthillier, Minister of National Revenue, today issued the following statement in response to the report entitled: “Compliance Activities-Canada Revenue Agency” in the 2018 Fall Reports of the Auditor General of Canada.

Better data and approaches help the Canada Revenue Agency identify Canadians trying to hide their assets overseas - 13-NOV-18
Canada is committed to combatting offshore tax evasion and aggressive tax avoidance. Strong international partnerships are key to success. Thanks to historic investments in the last three federal Budgets, better tools and approaches in our compliance activities are helping us get more data, allowing us to better identify tax evasion and aggressive tax avoidance.

J5 countries host data 'challenge,' closing in on enablers of tax evasion - 08-NOV-18
This week, Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) officials participated in a five-nation challenge to optimize international coordination against tax evasion. The challenge was hosted by the Fiscal Information and Investigation Service (FIOD) in Amsterdam to identify, develop, and test tools, platforms, techniques, and methods that contribute to the mission of the Joint Chiefs of Global Tax Enforcement, also known as the J5.

What’s new for CRA BizApp - 07-NOV-18

The CRA BizApp is a mobile web app for small business owners and sole proprietors. It lets you manage your business accounts securely, anytime and anywhere. CRA BizApp is available on the go, and on any mobile device with an Internet browser—no app stores needed.


Canada Revenue Agency announces maximum pensionable earnings for 2019 - 01-NOV-18

The maximum pensionable earnings under the Canada Pension Plan (CPP) for 2019 will be $57,400—up from $55,900 in 2018. The new ceiling was calculated according to a CPP legislated formula that takes into account the growth in average weekly wages and salaries in Canada.


The Canada Pension Plan enhancement – Businesses, individuals and self-employed: what it means for you - 31-OCT-18
Starting January 1, 2019, Canadians will contribute more to the Canada Pension Plan (CPP).

Statement by the Taxpayers' Ombudsman on the appointment of the Chief Service Officer of the Canada Revenue Agency - 29-OCT-18
Statement by the Taxpayers’ Ombudsman on the appointment of the Chief Service Officer of the Canada Revenue Agency

The Minister of National Revenue announces the appointment of a new Chief Service Officer and the launch of consultations with Canadians - 29-OCT-18
The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) takes pride in serving millions of Canadians from coast to coast to coast each and every year. Its goal is to be trusted, fair and helpful by putting people first.

Backgrounder: CRA’s Chief Service Officer - 29-OCT-18
The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is listening to Canadians, changing how it operates, and improving its services with the goal to be trusted, fair and helpful by putting people first.

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