Appropriate Minister: The Honourable Diane Lebouthillier, P.C., M.P.
Institutional head: Bob Hamilton
Chair of Board of Management: Suzanne Gouin
Ministerial portfolio: National Revenue
Year of commencement: 1999
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The tax system can be used to achieve public policy objectives through the application of special measures such as low tax rates, exemptions, deductions, deferrals and credits. The Department of Finance Canada publishes cost estimates and projections for these measures each year in the Report on Federal Tax Expendituresxxvi. This report also provides detailed background information on tax expenditures, including descriptions, objectives, historical information and references to related federal spending programs. The tax measures presented in this report are the responsibility of the Minister of Finance.
The Canada Revenue Agency Act requires the CRA to include in its annual reporting a copy of any report produced under section 59 or a summary statement of any assessment produced under subsection 56(1). The report and assessment are produced on an as needed basis. During 2017‑18, the Public Service Commission did not prepare, or have prepared on its behalf, a report to the CRA pursuant to section 59 of the Canada Revenue Agency Act on the consistency of the Agency's staffing program with the principles set out in the summary of its corporate business plan. For the same period, the CRA did not prepare pursuant to subsection 56(1) of the Canada Revenue Agency Act an assessment of the recourse the Agency provides or administers in its management of human resources.
This is a representation of the organizational structure of the Canada Revenue Agency from the Minister down to the Assistant Commissioners.
At the top of the page is a rectangle with the name of the Minister, Diane Lebouthillier, and below her name is the title Minister of National Revenue. A photo of the Minister's face also appears in the rectangle.
At the bottom of the left-hand side of the rectangle a dotted line leads down to another rectangle which contains the name of Sherra Profit and below her name the title Taxpayers' Ombudsman. The rectangle's frame consists of dotted lines to illustrate the arm's length relationship between the Minister and the Taxpayers' Ombudsman.
A second line, which is solid, at the bottom of the right-hand side of the Minister's rectangle leads to a box containing the name Suzanne Gouin and below her name the title Chair, Board of Management. A photo of Suzanne Gouin's face also appears in the box.
A third line, which is solid, at the bottom of the middle of the Minister's rectangle, leads to a rectangle containing the name Bob Hamilton and below his name the title Commissioner of the Canada Revenue Agency. A photo of the Commissioner's face also appears in the rectangle.
There is also a solid line leading from the rectangle for Suzanne Gouin to the rectangle for Bob Hamilton to illustrate that the Commissioner has a reporting relationship to both the Minister of National Revenue and the Chair of the Agency's Board of Management.
On the left-hand side of the rectangle for Bob Hamilton there is a solid line leading to a rectangle containing the name Christine Donoghue and below her name the title Deputy Commissioner. A photo of Christine Donoghue also appears in the rectangle.
A solid line leads from the bottom of the rectangle for the Commissioner to a series of boxes in three columns containing the names and titles of the Agency's Assistant Commissioners.
The column on the left contains the names of the Assistant Commissioners of each program branch at Headquarters and, reading from top to bottom, this is the information that appears:
Assessment, Benefit, and Service
Collections and Verification
International, Large Business and Investigations
Domestic Compliance Programs
The column in the middle contains the names of the Assistant Commissioners for the Regions and, reading from top to bottom, this is the information that appears:
The column on the right contains the names of the Assistant Commissioners of each corporate branch at Headquarters and, reading from top to bottom, this is the information that appears:
Assistant Commissioner and Chief Audit Executive
Audit, Evaluation, and Risk
Assistant Commissioner and Chief Financial Officer
Finance and Administration
Assistant Commissioner and Chief Information Officer
Assistant Deputy Minister
Department of Justice
Tax Law Services Portfolio
Legislative Policy and Regulatory Affairs
Assistant Commissioner and Chief Privacy Officer
Assistant Commissioner, Chief Data Officer, and Chief Service Officer
Service, Innovation, and Integration
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