The Government understands that living with a disability can have significant impacts on individuals and their families. The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is committed to administer measures for persons with disabilities in a fair, transparent, and accessible way.
On November 23, 2017, the Minister of National Revenue announced that the Disability Advisory Committee is being re-instated. The Committee will be a way for the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) to connect with a wide range of stakeholders and take their views into account as we administer tax measures for people with disabilities.
The Honourable Diane Lebouthillier, Minister of National Revenue, delivered the following statement in response to the report called “Call Centres—Canada Revenue Agency” in the 2017 Fall Reports of the Auditor General of Canad.a
In the wake of renewed media attention concerning offshore financial structures, the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is delivering the following statement to inform Canadians on the work and progress being made to combat tax evasion and tax avoidance.
When you have an economy that works for the middle class, you have a country that works for everyone. The investments the Government has made in people, in our communities and in our economy are working. Canada has the fastest growing economy in the G7—and we are reinvesting the benefits of that growth back into the people who contribute most to that success.
The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) announced today that Reginald Mercer, of Bay Roberts, NL, was sentenced on October 20, 2017, in Harbour Grace Provincial Court, to a court imposed fine of $148,105 after previously pleading guilty to tax evasion under the Income Tax Act and the Excise Tax Act.