ARTICLE
13 September 2017

CRA Released The Latest Tax Evasion Prosecution Statistics

RS
Rotfleisch & Samulovitch P.C.

Contributor

Rotfleisch Samulovitch PC is one of Canada's premier boutique tax law firms. Its website, taxpage.com, has a large database of original Canadian tax articles. Founding tax lawyer David J Rotfleisch, JD, CA, CPA, frequently appears in print, radio and television. Their tax lawyers deal with CRA auditors and collectors on a daily basis and carry out tax planning as well.
CRA released the latest tax evasion prosecution stats for April 1, 2016 through March 31, 2017 on September 7, 2017.
Canada Tax
To print this article, all you need is to be registered or login on Mondaq.com.

CRA Tax Prosecution Statistics

CRA released the latest tax evasion prosecution stats for April 1, 2016 through March 31, 2017 on September 7, 2017. While 335 cases were referred for criminal investigations and 123 search warrants executed, there were only 37 tax evasion convictions. These convictions resulted in $10 million in court fines and 50.6 years of jail time. Both the number of cases referred for tax fraud investigation and the number of success prosecutions for tax evasion are down from the previous year.

The content of this article is intended to provide a general guide to the subject matter. Specialist advice should be sought about your specific circumstances.

See More Popular Content From

Mondaq uses cookies on this website. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies as set out in our Privacy Policy.

Learn More