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CanadaCRA raids 15 locations in Ontario and Quebec in alleged $8.3M tax-evasion case

21:00  12 june  2019
21:00  12 june  2019 Source:   cbc.ca

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Tax evasion . The HST includes the provincial portion of the sales tax but is administered by the CRA and is applied under the same legislation as the GST. In all provinces where the provincial sales tax is collected, the tax is imposed on the sale price without GST (in the past, in Quebec and Prince

The CRA says in a statement that about 30 of its criminal investigators, as well as RCMP and West Vancouver Police, searched for evidence at undisclosed locations in Calgary, West Vancouver and the Greater Toronto Area. The tax agency says its investigation identified a series of transactions

CRA raids 15 locations in Ontario and Quebec in alleged $8.3M tax-evasion case © Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press The CRA says its raids on Wednesday morning relate to a case of 'international tax evasion.'

Canada Revenue Agency investigators and RCMP officers raided 15 locations across Ontario and Quebec today as part of a criminal probe into international tax evasion, the CRA said in a statement.

About 128 revenue agents, assisted by Mounties, searched locations in Windsor, London, the Toronto area, Ottawa, Gatineau, Laval and Montreal.

The ongoing investigation is into roughly $8.3 million in tax evaded, the CRA said.

The CRA said information from the Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada (Fintrac), Canada's anti-money-laundering watchdog agency, has played a "significant" role in the investigation. Fintrac gathers information on financial transactions, such as all transfers of $10,000 or more into and out of Canada.

"These search warrants show that our investments are paying off and we are starting to see results. Fighting tax evasion is a priority for our government," Revenue Minister Diane Lebouthillier said in a statement.

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