Published: March 3, 2020
Last Updated: July 19, 2021
Tax filing season is here. If you are worried about filing your Canadian personal income tax return because of unfiled returns in previous years, you may qualify for the Voluntary Disclosure Program (VDP) also called Tax Amnesty, which eliminates penalties and prosecution and may result in a discounted interest rate. It is important not to file the back income tax returns without making a VDP application, or you will be charged penalties and full interest.
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