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Published: April 14, 2020

Last Updated: April 17, 2020

In the recent Federal Court of Canada decision in Telfer v. CRA, 2008 FC 218, the Court granted the taxpayer’s application and said that she was entitled to a relief of 50% of the interest charged. CRA held the Notices of Objection of the taxpayer in abeyance pending the outcome of a tax shelter case in the Tax Court of Canada. Based on the test case the taxpayer accepted a settlement offer from CRA. The taxpayer requested interest relief which was refused by CRA.


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