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.


Statement by the Minister of National Revenue and the Minister of Finance on the Government's commitment to clarifying the rules governing the political activities of charities - 15-AUG-18
Today, the Honourable Diane Lebouthillier, Minister of National Revenue, and the Honourable Bill Morneau, Minister of Finance, issued the following joint statement on the Government of Canada’s commitment to clarify the rules governing the political activities of charities:

Minister Lebouthillier highlights initiatives to improve CRA services in Baie-Comeau - 27-JUL-18
Improving services at the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is a priority for the Government of Canada.

Minister Lebouthillier highlights the arrival of the enhanced Canada Child Benefit - 19-JUL-18
Helping hard-working middle class families provide the best start in life for their children is a top priority for the Government of Canada.

Minister Lebouthillier highlights second anniversary of the Canada Child Benefit - 17-JUL-18
On Thursday, July 19, 2018, the Honourable Diane Lebouthillier, Minister of National Revenue, will be in Chandler, Quebec for an announcement on the Canada Child Benefit and the Government of Canada’s help for the middle class and those working hard to join them.

Statement by the Minister of National Revenue on Canada’s successful first exchange of the Country-by-Country reporting initiative - 09-JUL-18
The Honourable Diane Lebouthillier, Minister of National Revenue, today issued the following statement on Canada’s successful first round of exchanges of Country-by-Country reports.

Tax enforcement authorities unite to combat international tax crime and money laundering - 03-JUL-18
Leaders of tax enforcement authorities from Australia, Canada, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom and the United States have established a joint operational group, the Joint Chiefs of Global Tax Enforcement (J5), to increase collaboration in the fight against international and transnational tax crime and money laundering.

Tax gap estimates in Canada - 28-JUN-18
The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is publishing a series of studies on Canada's tax gap.

Minister Lebouthillier announces the release of the Canada Revenue Agency's fourth tax gap study - 28-JUN-18
The Government of Canada is working to ensure a tax system that is fair for all Canadians. Building on that commitment, today the Honourable Diane Lebouthillier, Minister of National Revenue, announced the release of the fourth study of the tax gap in Canada which focuses on individuals’ international income tax compliance.

Improving services for businesses - 27-JUN-18

June is a busy time in the tax year for Canadian businesses. A high volume of Canadian corporations are expected to file T2 corporate returns this month. The CRA is working to reduce the time and effort it takes for businesses to manage their tax affairs by constantly improving services for them.


Canada Revenue Agency officials to provide technical briefing regarding tax gap study on international tax compliance of individuals - 27-JUN-18
On Thursday, June 28, senior officials from the Canada Revenue Agency will hold a not-for-attribution technical briefing on its tax gap study on international tax compliance of individuals.

Your tax return is being reviewed. What happens now? - 26-JUN-18

You'll get a letter or a telephone call or from us. We'll ask for information, receipts, or documents to support a claim or deduction you made on your income tax return.


Changes to your benefit and credit payment amounts - 26-JUN-18

Each summer, following the tax filing season, the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) uses information from an individual’s income tax and benefit return, along with the return of their spouse or common-law partner, to calculate benefit and credit payments for the upcoming year.


Interest rates for the third calendar quarter - 14-JUN-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.


Government of Canada responds to the Report of the Standing Committee on Public Accounts on Canada Revenue Agency call centres - 13-JUN-18
Canadians expect and deserve a fair and user-friendly tax system—one that gives them clear, accurate and timely information.

Government of Canada offers taxpayer relief to Canadians affected by flooding - 24-MAY-18
The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) understands that natural disasters cause hardship for Canadians whose primary concerns in such times are for their families, homes and communities.