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Unfiled Tax Returns or Missing Information

By Adam / June 21, 2017 / Comments Off on Unfiled Tax Returns or Missing Information

Canadians that have unfiled tax returns or information missing on a filed return often cannot sleep at night. The consequences of either of these situations can lead to large financial penalties or criminal charges. Fortunately, there are ways to come clean with the CRA. It is important that this process be handled by a lawyer…

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Charter Protection Cannot be Taken for Granted

By Adam / June 19, 2015 / Comments Off on Charter Protection Cannot be Taken for Granted

By: Adam Aptowitzer It is almost trite to say that the Canada Revenue Agency is dedicated to the administration of the income tax system in this country. There are exceptions to this, of course, the most obvious being the regulation of charities. However, a recent amendment to the Income Tax Act giving the CRA new…

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Fighting Back

By Adam / June 27, 2014 / Comments Off on Fighting Back

By: Adam Aptowitzer One does not need to be a tax lawyer to be familiar with stories of CRA officials using their office and abusing their power to cause problems for their fellow citizens.  Obviously, the vast majority of CRA representatives act in a professional manner but a small number of miscreants can cause such…

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Ponzi Schemes and Taxation

By Adam / June 8, 2010 / Comments Off on Ponzi Schemes and Taxation

By:  Adam Aptowitzer In the flurry of economy-related stories over the past few years, perhaps one of the saddest items is the current situation of Earl Jones’s victims. Earl Jones, as most will recall, was a financial “adviser” in Montreal who swindled hundreds of victims over the past 20 or so years. For most of…

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