Important Tips for Taxpayers

Tax matters can be complex and confusing to people who are not experts in the field. Many Canadians rely on the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) to provide them with the information they need to fulfill their obligations or claim their entitlements. However, dealing with a tax authority can sometimes be intimidating.

To help, the Taxpayers' Ombudsperson has put together some useful tips for taxpayers.

Tax schemes and tax frauds have been other sources of confusion for taxpayers and can complicate matters for those who become involved with them. It is important for taxpayers to be aware of these schemes and scams and how they can protect themselves against them.

The following are tips for taxpayers to help protect themselves against potential tax schemes:

For more tips and alerts regarding tax schemes, visit the CRA's website.

For tips on how to recognize tax frauds, visit CRA’s "Protect yourself against fraud" page.

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