Taxes

  1. The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) has approximately $1.4 billion in cheques that have gone uncashed over the years.
  2. Today, the Honourable Diane Lebouthillier, Minister of National Revenue, is building on her commitment to study Canada’s tax gap by publishing Canada’s first overall tax gap report.
  3. The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) has published a series of reports on Canada's tax gap.
  4. The quick and decisive actions taken by the Government of Canada to provide income support through the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) helped more than 8 million workers and their families stay afloat, and millions more through the Canada Recovery Benefit (CRB) that followed.
  5. Today, the Minister of Transport, the Honourable Omar Alghabra, highlighted tax cuts for small businesses and noted how this measure will help them to grow their businesses, hire more workers, and make life more affordable.
  6. Charities play a key role in our society by providing valuable information and services to Canadians, with a particular focus on the most vulnerable.
  7. The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is committed to making sure residents of British Columbia get the benefits and credits they are entitled to.
  8. The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is committed to making sure residents of Yukon, Nunavut, and the Northwest Territories get the benefits and credits they are entitled to.
  9. The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is committed to making sure residents of Manitoba get the benefits and credits they are entitled to.
  10. The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is committed to making sure residents of Ontario get the benefits and credits they are entitled to.
  11. The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is committed to making sure residents of Quebec get the benefits and credits they are entitled to.
  12. The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is committed to making sure residents of Nova Scotia get the benefits and credits they are entitled to.
  13. The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is committed to making sure residents of Prince Edward Island get the benefits and credits they are entitled to.
  14. The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) has officially opened tax-filing season, meaning that Canadians can now file their 2021 income tax and benefit returns online.
  15. In July 2021, the Honourable Diane Lebouthillier, Minister of National Revenue, requested the Taxpayers’ Ombudsperson, François Boileau, examine concerns raised by certain Muslim led charities, and engage other charities led by racialized communities, about their experiences with the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA). This was also confirmed in the mandate letter from the Prime Minister of Canada to the Minister dated December 16, 2021.
  16. The Government of Canada remains committed to supporting Canadian businesses and organizations in the face of the ongoing pandemic.
  17. Today, Canada’s Taxpayers’ Ombudsperson, François Boileau, released his first Annual Report, Adapting and Delivering in Unprecedented Times, which was tabled earlier today in the House of Commons by the Honourable Diane Lebouthillier, Minister of National Revenue. The report provides an overview of the activities undertaken by the Office of the Taxpayers’ Ombudsperson between the period of April 1, 2020 to March 31, 2021.