Published: March 4, 2020
Last Updated: March 17, 2020
The position of the Canada Revenue Agency (Canadian tax department) is that a voluntary disclosure (tax amnesty) must be substantially complete in order to be accepted as valid. However a taxpayer must only make his reasonable best efforts to ensure that his disclosure is substantially complete, rather than meet some arbitrary test as to what constitutes completeness.
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