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.

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