Security of your information with the CRA

Security and privacy of your information with the CRA

Recognize common CRA-related scams, how the CRA protects your information, how to protect your CRA account, what to do if your account has been compromised.

How you can protect your information

Scam prevention and the CRA

How to recognize CRA-related scams and what to do if you suspect you’re the victim of a scam

CRA scam alerts

The latest scams impersonating the CRA and help to avoid falling victim to scams that may target you

Security of your CRA My Account and My Business Account

What to do if your account is compromised, how to contact the CRA, tips to protect your online accounts

Access online services safely

How to be safe online, update your web browser, set up your device to use CRA online services, and enable Transport Layer Security

Report fraud and cybercrime

Report fraud and cybercrime to the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre, online or by phone

What to expect when the Canada Revenue Agency contacts you

How to recognize when a call from a CRA employee is legitimate and what to expect when CRA contacts you.

How the CRA protects your information

Security of taxpayer information

How the CRA ensures taxpayer information is secure

If your CRA user ID and password have been revoked

How to regain access to your CRA account if you have received a notification informing you that your CRA user ID and password have been revoked

Privacy statement

The CRA’s Privacy policy and practices

Privacy impact assessment

The analyses we conduct when we introduce or revise programs and services that raise privacy issues

Privacy Management Framework

Our vision, privacy guiding principles, and our commitment to privacy, including how we handle and protect personal information to make sure we respect our clients’ privacy

From: Canada Revenue Agency

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