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VOLUNTARY DISCLOSURE FILING RULES CHANGE! Revised Date March 1st

By David Harris
VOLUNTARY DISCLOSURE FILING RULES CHANGE

VOLUNTARY DISCLOSURE FILING RULES CHANGE! Revised Date March 1st

So here we go taxpayers!!  Last chance to take advantage of the Voluntary Disclosure Program (VDP) as we know it. As it stands now the VDP can still be filed under the old rules. Simply, we can ensure that if after you speak with us prior to February 28th we will determine if you are eligible, and if you are we will start the process of filling your VDP so you can take advantage of the old rules. NOTE: VDP WILL NOT CHANGE NOW UNTIL MARCH 1st 2018 NOT JANUARY 1st.

So what does that mean to you?

Avoid paying interest and penalties that could be in the thousands of dollars. Have the tax professionals at Tax Mechanic represent you.

Peace of mind. In the New Year even if you get a Notice of Assessment or call from the CRA you are protected.

Get your life back. We understand how stressful this can be and we are here to help.

Conditions required to qualify for VDP relief will change;

Currently relief from penalty and prosecution, as provided for under the VDP, may be considered if a taxpayer:

  • failed to fulfill their obligations under the applicable act,
  • failed to report any taxable income they received,
  • claimed ineligible expenses on a tax return,
  • failed to remit source deductions of their employees,
  • failed to report an amount of GST/HST, (which may include undisclosed liabilities or improperly claimed refunds or rebates, unpaid tax or net tax from a previous reporting period),
  • failed to file information returns, and
  • failed to report foreign sourced income that is taxable in Canada.

 The above list will certainly shrink come MARCH 2018 so don’t wait any longer.

If you are considering filing an application under the Voluntary Disclosure Program, do it now BEFORE the rules change.

Whether it is a tax return audit, a tax lien, income garnishment, bank accounts garnishment, CRA personal or corporate penalties and interest, payroll tax issues, late in filing….whatever it is contact us, email David Harris at david@taxmechanic.ca or call us 888-359-1490 ext 2  . We offer a free 30 minute consultation to help assess your current situation and develop a strategy.

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Mr. Harris has an extensive background in Sales and Marketing, IT Solutions, Human Resources, Office and Operations Management. His extensive experience and organizational skills compliment very well the work that is conducted at The Tax Mechanic. Along with business development he assists in the procurement of tax solutions for both corporations and individuals to help achieve the best outcomes possible. Mr. Harris also is the Founder and CEO of Team Unbreakable, a non-profit charity organization dedicated to Youth Mental Health.

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