Over one hundred years ago, The Income Tax War Act of 1917 was introduced to fund the expenses of the First World War. At the time, the Department of Inland Revenue, which became the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA), had 36 employees across the country.
Following the recent data breach at the Bulgarian National Revenue Agency (BNRA), the BNRA confirmed with the CRA that a small number of Canadian taxpayers with financial accounts in Bulgaria and Bulgarian taxpayers with financial accounts in Canada have been impacted.
The CRA and Tax-filer Empowerment Canada (TFEC), an association of Canada’s leading tax preparation and software firms, have signed a joint digital service improvement plan to improve services for Canadians.
The Minister of National Revenue and the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) have consulted territorial residents and businesses, and have heard about the challenges they face in meeting their tax obligations and receiving benefits.