The vast majority of Canadians pay their taxes in full and on time. In fairness to them, the CRA has put into place effective and rigorous programs to identify those people who try to avoid paying taxes.
|Swift Current woman fined $42,000 for tax evasion|
Regina, Saskatchewan, November 26, 2009… The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) announced today that Bozena Danuta Ziomek, 41, of Swift Current, pleaded guilty in Swift Current Provincial Court to tax evasion and was fined $42,000. The fine was paid at the time of sentencing..
|Victoria area builder sentenced for tax evasion|
Victoria, British Columbia, November 4, 2009... Ian D. McArthur, of Nanaimo, pleaded guilty on October 28, 2009 to one count of income tax evasion and one count of goods and services tax (GST) evasion..
|Local businessman fined $63,200|
Winnipeg, Manitoba, November 12, 2009…The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) announced today that Mr. Yeoun-Kyu Jang, a Winnipeg retailer, was recently fined a total of $63,200.
|tax preparer fined $275,186|
Edmundston, New Brunswick, November 13, 2009... Daniel Paradis, a local tax preparer, was fined $275,196 and sentenced to a conditional term of two years less a day of house arrest after being convicted of multiple counts of tax evasion,.
|Labrador man fined for failure to file tax returns|
Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador, October 29, 2009 ... Makkes Penashue of North West River, Labrador, pleaded guilty October 27 in Happy Valley-Goose Bay Provincial Court to two counts of failing to file his personal income tax returns.
|Saulnierville man eight months in prison|
Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, September 15, 2009 ... Desire Saulnier of Saulnierville, Nova Scotia was sentenced on August 27 in Yarmouth Provincial Court to eight months in prison and fined $9,000.
|Man fined for not filing tax returns|
Bracebridge, Ontario, December 1, 2009... Winston Watson, of Huntsville, pleaded guilty in Bracebridge on November 24, 2009, to three counts of failing to file income tax returns..
|Niagara area subcontractor fined for tax evasion|
St. Catharines, Ontario, November 25, 2009… Scott Hudson, of Niagara-on-the-Lake, pleaded guilty on November 16, 2009 in the Ontario Court of Justice in St. Catharines to six counts of income tax and 19 counts of GST evasion..
|Grand Valley resident fined $8,000 for not filing|
Orangeville, Ontario, November 20, 2009 ... Gordon Forsyth, of Grand Valley, pleaded guilty in Ontario Court of Justice in Orangeville on September 17, 2009 to eight charges of failing to file tax returns..
|Painting contractor fined for not filing GST|
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, September 29, 2009... A Charlottetown painting contractor, Michael Allan MacDonald, pleaded guilty yesterday in Charlottetown Provincial Court to two charges of failing to file annual GST returns..
|Company and Director each fined $250,000|
Ian George McIntyre, age 65, of Spruce Grove, and Global Enviro Inc., of Calgary, were found guilty in Calgary Provincial Court of attempting to falsely obtain a Scientific Research and Experimental Development (SR&ED) credit. As a result, they were each fined $250,000 for a total fine of $500,000..
|Québec City consultant found guilty of tax evasion|
Québec, Quebec, October 2, 2009 ... Pierre-André Verreault, a Québec City human resources consultant, pleaded guilty today to tax evasion charges before the Court of Quebec. He was fined $7,015, which represents 50% of the federal tax he tried to evade..
|Licensed real estate broker sentenced for tax evas|
Montréal, Quebec, June 18, 2009 ... Claudette Canton, of Montréal, pleaded guilty yesterday to tax evasion charges before the Court of Quebec. She was fined $28,499, which represents 100% of the federal income tax she tried to evade..
|Failure to file tax returns results in fines|
Anyone who does not file a personal, corporate or GST return, or who does not comply with a court order to file is guilty of an offence. On summary conviction, a person or corporation is subject to a fine of $1,000 to $25,000 and imprisonment for up to 12 months for each count..