Tax Evasion Canada

Alberta Couple Who Believe Taxes Are A Form Of Slavery Fined $500K

The Huffington Post Canada | Emma Prestwich | Posted 01.24.2017 | Canada Business

The couple belonged to a group that counselled them to avoid taxes.

CRA Investigating Dozens Of Canadians Over Panama Papers Tax Fraud

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 11.14.2016 | Canada Business

Criminal investigations are "ongoing," CRA says.

Finance Minister Gears Up For Fight Against Tax Evasion

CP | Alexander Panetta | Posted 04.14.2016 | Canada Business

WASHINGTON — The Canadian government promises a multi-front fight against tax evasion amid widespread frustration following the leak of offshore acc...

Canadians Angry Over Tax Avoidance, But Many Would Try It

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 04.11.2016 | Canada Business

More than a third say it's at least "slightly" likely they would try legal tax avoidance.

Canada Will Study How Much It Loses To Tax Cheats

CP | Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.04.2016 | Canada Business

Percy Downe has been fighting for years to get Canada to measure its tax gap.

Althia Raj

Liberals Expect Big Payoff From Tax Evasion Crackdown

HuffingtonPost.com | Althia Raj | Posted 03.24.2016 | Canada Business

Canada Revenue Agency has been terrible at prosecuting overseas tax evasion.

Corporate Canada's $170-Billion Secret

CBC | Posted 05.15.2014 | Canada Business

As Canadians dutifully file personal income tax returns during the coming weeks, consider this: many profitable companies pay little or no tax. In a...

Now You Can Snitch On Tax Cheats

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.17.2014 | Canada Business

VANCOUVER - The lines are now open to snitch on tax cheats.The federal Conservatives launched the hotline Wednesday, saying they'll also reward inform...

Ottawa Sees 'Staggering Losses' From Crazy Income Tax 'Theory'

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Business

If you come across claims that you don’t have to pay income taxes in Canada because you’re a “natural person,” you’d be well advised to igno...

996 Tax Evasion Charges

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Business

MONTREAL - Quebec's revenue agency has slapped two businessmen and four companies with nearly 1,000 charges related to alleged tax evasion in the tran...

Want To Evade Taxes? Just Ask Your Local Banker

CBC | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Business

A CBC News hidden camera investigation into the world of offshore banking revealed bankers, lawyers and accountants providing advice on hiding money f...

The Conservatives Are Going After Tax Cheats

Hon. Gail Shea | Posted 08.18.2013 | Canada Politics
Hon. Gail Shea

Our government is taking action to ensure that our tax laws are respected, while simultaneously working at home and abroad to ensure that our tax system meets Canadians' expectations of fairness and transparency. We are supporting international talks to better share information and working to close loopholes.

Harper Blocking International Plan To Fight Tax Cheats: Critics

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 06.14.2013 | Canada Business

The amount of money hidden from Canada’s tax collector has reached a record $170 billion, by one estimate, but critics of the Harper government say ...

Here Are The Canadians Listed In Offshore Tax Havens Leak

CBC | Posted 08.11.2013 | Canada Business

The president of the West Edmonton Mall. A prominent Ottawa philanthropist. A notorious fraudster. A pioneer of internet webcasting. They...

Canada Can't Afford Not To Crack Down on Tax Cheats

Dennis Howlett | Posted 07.10.2013 | Canada Business
Dennis Howlett

Canada's tax compliance rate is currently about average for OECD countries, but it could erode if the government does not do more to make taxes fairer and go after tax cheats more aggressively. Given the size of the tax-haven problem, it is a false economy to be cutting back on CRA capacity.

Offshore Tax Havens Booming Under Tories: Report

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 05.10.2013 | Canada Business

Only 44 Canadians have been convicted of offences related to offshore tax havens since the Harper government came to power — a period during which t...

We're Fighting Tax Evasion, Really!

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.08.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The Conservatives are beefing up the tools used to go after tax cheats in the hopes of recovering billions in lost revenue.A team of six to 1...

Fighting Tax Evasion While Slashing Revenue Canada's Budget

CBC | Posted 07.02.2013 | Canada Business

The federal government needs to take steps to stop tax cheaters from hiding their money in offshore havens, a parliamentary committee maintains in a r...

Feds Go After CBC Over Offshore Tax Havens Leak

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.09.2013 | Canada Business

HALIFAX - Ottawa will use the courts to try and get the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation to hand over leaked data naming people who have allegedly us...

Tories Admit There Is A Tax Evasion Problem

CBC | Posted 06.04.2013 | Canada Politics

Opposition MPs are calling on the federal government to stop taking "baby steps" in its crackdown on people who hide money in offshore accounts to avo...

Althia Raj

Senator's Husband Made Millions Off Native Schools Settlement

HuffingtonPost.com | Althia Raj | Posted 04.03.2013 | Canada Business

Revelations a well-known Canadian lawyer — and husband to a sitting senator — moved $1.7-million to offshore accounts while battling the Canada Re...

Flaherty Sets Up Tax-Cheat Snitch Line

CP/HuffPost | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.21.2013 | Canada Business

Finance Minister Jim Flaherty is taking steps to go after large-scale tax cheats as part of the 2013 federal budget, announcing the creation of a prog...

Tories Accused Of Covering Up Tax Evasion

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 03.08.2013 | Canada Business

The federal opposition is accusing Revenue Minister Gail Shea of working to block efforts to find out just how much money Canada’s government loses ...

Canada Lets Rich Tax Cheats Off The Hook?

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 11.01.2012 | Canada Business

Canada is doing less than many other countries in going after tax cheats, and honest taxpayers are getting stuck with the bill as wealthy Canadians ge...

Tories Letting Tax Cheats Off Easy?

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.01.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The federal government isn't doing enough to catch tax cheats who stash money in overseas havens, says a Liberal senator.Percy Downe said the...