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Canadian Tax Expert Explains the Types of Work Done by Canadian Tax Professionals

Canadian tax expert David Rotfleisch was recently featured in an article on canadian-accountant.com. In this…

Canadian Tax Expert Shares Opinions on Donald Trump’s Investigation of His Finances That Has the Potential to Turn Into a Hit TV Show

Canadian tax expert David Rotfleisch was recently featured in an article on canadian-accountant.com. In this…

Canadian Tax Expert Shares Information on Cryptocurrencies and the Process of Divulging Information on Traders

Canadian tax expert David Rotfleisch was recently featured in an article on TheLawyersDaily.ca. In this…

Canadian Tax Expert Shares Opinions on How US Sanctions are Affecting Iranians

Canadian tax expert David Rotfleisch was recently featured in a video posted on AlArabiya.net. Here,…

Toronto Tax Expert David Rotfleisch Shares Tips on How to Retire Rich on Fool.ca

Toronto tax lawyer, David Rotfleisch, was recently featured in an article published in Fool.ca. In…

Filing tax returns, paying income tax, is saving us during COVID-19

TORONTO – There are only two things that all Canadians have in common. The first…

Canadian Tax Lawyer Joins Panel of Experts on Consolidated CreditCanada.ca to Answer Income Tax Questions

Canadian tax lawyer David Rotfleisch was featured in an article on ConsolidatedCreditCanada.ca as one of…

A pending VDP application won't stop a CRA tax reassessment

Prince v MNR (2020 FCA 32) illustrates that the Canada Revenue Agency's tax-reassessment powers come…

Canadian Tax Expert Shares Opinions on the CRA’s Expansion of its Capacity to Monitor Tax Evaders

Toronto-based tax expert David Rotfleisch was recently featured in an article published in WealthProfessional.ca. David…

The CRA is watching you: Auditors scouring social media for unreported income from influencers

Rotfleisch & Samulovitch P.C. is Recognized as one of The Best Tax Lawyers Services in Toronto

Rotfleisch & Samulovitch PC - Toronto Tax Lawyers was recently featured in an article published…

CRA Remission Guide: Canadian tax lawyer’s overview

Canada's tax laws contain provisions that are carefully crafted and precisely designed to provide taxpayers…

Friday News Roundup 21.03.05: Missing millions, farewell PAC, CPA complaint get personal and more

It’s pretty rare that a Canadian taxpayer actually goes to jail for tax evasion. How…

Toronto Tax Expert Explains How Money Laundering and Tax Fraud in Canada Can Affect Iranians

Toronto tax expert David Rotfleisch was featured in a video news report. In the video,…

Tax season off to rocky start at CRA say Canadian accountants

Tax lawyer and accountant David Rotfleisch of Rotfleisch & Samulovitch was quoted by the Canadian…

Toronto Tax Lawyer Shares Insights About Crown’s Enhanced Costs Case

Toronto tax lawyer David Rotfleisch offered his insights on the Federal Court of Appeal's denial…

Canadian Tax Expert Explains RRSP Meltdown Strategy to Neutralize Pain of Deferred Tax on WealthProfessional.ca

Canadian tax lawyer David Rotfleisch was recently featured in an article published in WealthProfessional.ca. In…

RRSP meltdown: an adventurous tax-planning strategy

RRSPs offer Canadians a great way to defer tax on their retirement savings, but the…

Fixing CERB-eligibility problem may require government to swallow its pride

The federal government can iron out the problem of self-employed workers who mistakenly applied for…

Toronto Tax Lawyer Writes About the CRA Eyeing Canadian Influencers in Canadian-Accountant.com

Toronto-based tax lawyer David Rotfleisch recently contributed an article to Canadian-Accountant.com. In the writeup, David…

Toronto Tax Expert David Rotfleisch Talks About Tax Measures Amid COVID-19 on TheLawQ.com

Toronto-based tax expert David Rotfleisch contributed a writeup to TheLawQ.com. In the article, David talks…

Toronto Tax Lawyer Shares Insights About CERB Repayments on GlobalNews.ca

Toronto-based tax lawyer and tax expert David Rotfleisch shared his insights about Canada Emergency Response…

Toronto Tax Lawyer David Rotfleisch Shares Tax Strategy Regarding CERB Repayments on The Motley Fool

Toronto tax lawyer and tax expert David Rotfleisch was recently featured in an article in…

Canadian Tax Expert Says There’s An Option For CERB Recipients To Avoid Repayments in Narcity.com Report

Canadian tax lawyer David Rotfleisch offered his insights about CERB (Canada Emergency Response Benefit) repayments…

Toronto Tax Lawyer Offers Option For CERB recipients To Avoid Repayments in GlobalNews.ca Article

Toronto tax expert David Rotfleisch gave his thoughts regarding CERB (Canada Emergency Response Benefit) repayments…

Canadian Tax Lawyer Discusses Cryptocurrency Record-Keeping on Orionkey-Crypto.com

Canadian tax lawyer David Rotfleisch talks about the importance of proper record-keeping in cryptocurrency taxation…

Canada: Updates To CERS, CEWS & CEBA: Canadian Tax Lawyer Analysis

Many Canadian businesses have been impacted by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. While some businesses are…

For Canadian sex workers, CERB was a lifeline — if they could get it

As a sex worker, Melody Merlot started to worry about her livelihood even before COVID-19…

Toronto employment agency owner sentenced for tax fraud

TORONTO – On September 30, 2020, the Canada Revenue Agency announced that two employment agencies,…

Ownership registry needed to crack down on tax evasion, money laundering in Canada: coalition

A coalition of public-interest groups is asking the federal government to crack down on financial…

CRA tax audit and criminal tax evasion investigation: What are taxpayers’ Charter rights?

In part one of this series, regarding the case of Softcom Solutions v. Attorney General…

Difference between a CRA tax audit and a criminal tax investigation

(August 14, 2020, 12:26 PM EDT) -- The Income Tax Act gives the Canada Revenue…

Snowbirds beware: The CRA is hunting for bulk US real estate data to keep tabs on transactions by …

Rotfleisch, a certified specialist in taxation, told me in an interview that he was “fascinated…

When can a Canadian taxpayer seek punitive damage from the CRA?

Canadian Accountant Tax lawyer and accountant David Rotfleisch looks at the Quebec Court of Appeal…

How the CRA can seize your client’s portfolio

“CRA collection officers have the ability to seize assets without a court order,” Rotfleisch says.…

Do Swiss banks owe your accounting clients money?

"Offshore bank accounts, notably but not exclusively in Switzerland, were a common feature of tax…

COVID-19 benefits: fraudulent claims, tax fraud and cash economy | David Rotfleisch

The COVID-19 Canadian Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) application forms and Canadian Emergency Response Benefit (CERB)…

A fond look back at the last Tax Court of Canada case

Canadian tax lawyer David Rotfleisch, founder and senior tax lawyer of Rotfleisch & Samulovitch PC,…

Practice Note No. 23: Tax Court of Canada tests Preliminary Ruling Docket

Thousands of appeals are launched in the Tax Court of Canada each year, some by…

Four tricks the wealthy use to reduce taxes that ordinary Canadians can try, too

You don’t have to be in the 1% to incorporate these tried and true tax…

Estate Planning and Your Taxes

The biggest mistake in estate planning is not taking into account the taxes payable on…

Lawyers who trade cryptocurrency: Remember the CRA

Bitcoin, the most well-known cryptocurrency, has recently been trading around $8,600, which is in the…

A CRA mistake that even tax courts can’t undo

Given Canada’s notoriously complicated tax system, it’s probably no surprise that even the Canada Revenue…

Calgary Herald – Man ‘moves’ to Ottawa in canoe to make a point. Canada Revenue accepts his expenses

It took John Konecny six days to journey from Whitby, Ont. to Ottawa through five…

Contractors buying from Home Depot, other retailers beware — the CRA is coming after you

'Expect to be audited,' lawyer says as the CRA targets the underground economy in general,…

Make sure your books are clean come tax time – or else

Earlier this year, Home Depot Canada commercial clients received a letter warning them that the…

Tax audits likely coming for Home Depot commercial account holders

Earlier in September, Home Depot commercial credit cardholders received the following message from the home…

The Canada Revenue Agency’s VDP and the Gauthier decision

TORONTO, September 26, 2019 – The Voluntary Disclosures Program ("VDP") allows taxpayers to correct inaccurate…

CRA woeful disregard for taxpayer rights

TORONTO – In MNR v Cameco Corporation (2019 FCA 67), the Federal Court of Appeal concluded that…

When can the CRA advance an alternative argument?

TORONTO – During a typical tax dispute between a taxpayer and the Canada Revenue Agency,…

Audio

Canadian Tax Lawyer Calls on the Government to Extend the Tax Deadline on Zoomer Radio

Canadian tax lawyer David Rotfleisch was recently featured on Zoomer radio, along with other tax…

What does carbon pricing mean for you?

Prime Minister Trudeau announced on Tuesday the Liberals' federal carbon tax and rebate plan to…

Is the CRA treating you fairly?

The Auditor General says how you're treated by CRA depends on where you live and…

Are the feds coming for your lottery winnings?

Reports suggest the Canada Revenue Agency is looking at taxing your poker winnings. Tax expert…

Television

Canadian Tax Lawyer Shares Insights on Cryptocurrency Taxation on BNNBloomberg.ca

Canadian tax lawyer David Rotfleisch, founder and senior tax lawyer of Rotfleisch & Samulovitch PC,…

Toronto Tax Lawyer Answers Tax-Related Questions on BNNBloomberg.ca

Toronto tax lawyer David Rotfleisch, founder and senior tax lawyer of Rotfleisch & Samulovitch PC,…

Toronto Tax Expert Shares Tax Tips on BNNBloomberg.ca

Toronto-based tax expert David Rotfleisch, founder and senior tax lawyer at Rotfleisch & Samulovitch PC,…

Canadian Tax Lawyer Featured on CityNews Video Report on CERB Repayments

Canadian tax lawyer David Rotfleisch was featured in a video news report on CityNews ("Self-employed…

Toronto Tax Expert Talks About CERB Repayments in Video Interview on BNNBloomberg.ca

Toronto tax expert David Rotfleisch offered his take on CERB (Canada Emergency Response Benefit) repayments…

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CRA Tax Audits

There are over 350,000 tax audit and review actions conducted by the Canada Revenue Agency on a yearly basis. Around 15,000 of these tax audits deal with “cash only” businesses (i.e. the underground economy). Additionally, an estimated 35,000 are tax shelter audits.

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