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Published: March 5, 2020

Last Updated: March 17, 2020

Richard Cory Stanchfield was an “educator” for the discredited Paradigm Education Group, a de-taxer group that claims Canadians do not have to pay income tax. A Canada Revenue Agency tax evasion investigation found that he failed to report over $200,000 in taxable income for the 2003 to 2008 tax years and that he evaded over $31,000 in Canadian income tax. He received a 14-month conditional sentence, which includes nine months of house arrest and 80 hours of community service. He was also fined $31,012, which represented the full amount of federal income tax that was evaded. Paradigm participants have consistently been found guilty of tax evasion. If they have not yet been audited by CRA then can go to one of our top Vancouver tax lawyers to file a voluntary disclosure to avoid prosecution for tax fraud.


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