Published: April 10, 2020
Last Updated: September 7, 2023
Fraudulent calls by scam artists saying they are collecting for CRA and threatening immediate jail time are being reported on an almost daily bais by CRA, the RCMP and local police forces. CRA collections officers do not demand payment by wire transfer and do not threaten immediate imprisonment.
"This article provides information of a general nature only. It is only current at the posting date. It is not updated and it may no longer be current. It does not provide legal advice nor can it or should it be relied upon. All tax situations are specific to their facts and will differ from the situations in the articles. If you have specific legal questions you should consult a lawyer."