The Government of Canada continues to work to provide Canadians with high-quality service that will help them manage their tax and benefits online, anytime and anywhere. It will now be easier for Canadians to update and share their direct deposit banking information quickly and safely between the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA), and Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC).
In light of recent media coverage concerning the Province of Prince Edward Island’s new Grandparents and Care Provides program, the Honourable Diane Lebouthillier, Minister of National Revenue issued the following statement:
The Government of Canada recognizes the importance of supporting persons with disabilities and their family members by ensuring they have access to all the tax measures to which they are entitled. To that end, the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is committed to administering measures for persons with disabilities in a fair, transparent, and accessible way.
The Government of Canada is listening to Canadians from across the country and from all sectors and backgrounds about trade, including through roundtable discussions that focus on the need to support our goals of providing stable, rewarding and well-paying jobs for Canadians and helping grow our middle class. Canada, the United States and Mexico are working together to modernize the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). At the same time, the Government of Canada continues to pay close attention to Canadians’ views on trade and its importance to economic development.
On Wednesday, January 17, 2018, media are invited to participate in a one-on-one telephone or in-person interview with Kamal Khera, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of National Revenue, on improvements to the services available to people filing paper tax returns and those with low or fixed incomes.
On Monday, January 8, 2018, the Honourable Diane Lebouthillier, Minister of National Revenue, will announce improvements to the services available to people filing paper tax returns and those with low or fixed incomes.
The Government of Canada is committed to fair and responsible collective bargaining, and respectful collaboration with federal public servants. In collective bargaining, a true willingness of all parties involved to work together is in the best interest of all Canadians and employees.
The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) announced that, on December 4, 2017, David Porter Wilson of Cobourg, Ontario, was sentenced to a fine of $97,173 after pleading guilty in the Ontario Court of Justice in Cobourg, Ontario, to two counts of income tax evasion. In addition to the court imposed fine.