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What You Don’t Know about Taxpayer Relief

What You Don’t Know about Taxpayer Relief

If you work in the Accounting, Tax Preparation, or Tax Law industries, you've probably heard of the Taxpayer Relief provisions of the Income Tax Act (220.(3.1) of the ITA). And there's probably a reasonable percentage of citizens who have an idea that they can ask for...

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Canada Revenue Agency Statement of Account

Canada Revenue Agency Statement of Account

Not a week goes by that I don’t encounter the deep and continuing frustration of Canadian taxpayers experiencing the dark and mysterious world of a CRA statement of account. For most folks, the Agency’s accounting of assessments, reassessments, payments, penalties,...

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What is Taxpayer Relief?

What is Taxpayer Relief?

On a fairly consistent basis, I’m met with blank stares when I tell people I am a consultant and writer, specializing in Taxpayer Relief. Most people have no idea what the term means. And why would they? Unless you’ve got a tax problem, chances are you’d have no...

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Canada Revenue Agency Fairness Legislation

Canada Revenue Agency Fairness Legislation

You may have heard the term “Fairness” in reference to Canada Revenue Agency’s Taxpayer Relief Guidelines. You might wonder why that is. Well, the answer is quite simple really. When the provisions were introduced, the taxpayer relief legislation was originally called...

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Best Practices for Taxpayer Relief

Best Practices for Taxpayer Relief

You wouldn’t be the first person to do a Google search for Taxpayer Relief examples. You won’t be the last either. The problem is; taxpayer relief application examples harvested from the internet are template solutions to problems that are usually quite specific....

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Get started with taxpayer relief letters

Frank Flynn

During more than a decade as a Senior Enforcement Officer with Canada Revenue Agency, I reviewed countless taxpayer requests for remission of penalties and interest. In my role as an Enforcement Officer… [MORE]

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