CRA may request taxpayer information from third-parties...

2018q3 TAX TICKLERS… some quick points to consider…

1. A large amendment to a T4 slip may trigger a payroll audit. Ensure that T4 slips are as accurate as possible at the outset.

2. CRA may request taxpayer information from third-parties. A recent project using third-party data identified $86 million of unreported income and attracted over $19 million in additional taxes. CRA stated additional projects began in late 2017.

3. A recent poll found that 51% of Canadians have no will, and only 35% have one that is up to date. Quebec and B.C. lead the provinces (58% and 54% respectively), with the less than 50% in all other provinces.