Tax tips at a glance

TAX TICKLERS… some quick points to consider…


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


The preceding information is for educational purposes only. As it is impossible to include all situations, circumstances and exceptions in a newsletter such as this, a further review should be done by a qualified professional.

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Marsha MacLean Professional Corporation