Canada Revenue Agency

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Canada Revenue Agency

The tax collection agency for the Canadian government. It is responsible for collecting all federal taxes derived from sources other than tariffs and associated fees. It also collects income taxes on behalf of all provinces except Quebec and provincial corporate taxes except for Alberta and Quebec. The CRA is also responsible for collecting the goods and services tax, which is the Canadian VAT. See also: IRS, Notice of seizure.
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Organizational change is an important policy and planning instrument and a combination of external forces and agendas within the government and Revenue Canada created a critical juncture (Pierson and Skocpol 2002: 699-703) that fostered lasting changes in its governance and employment culture.
In the case of Canada's civil sector, managerial practices are coordinated by Revenue Canada policy and funding application documents.
Revenue Canada deemed this to be a payment for work and demanded that the Comite pay Employment Insurance premiums, especially as there was a a formal agreement.
Speed of rulings and consistency of rulings were the two areas that received a less favourable rating under the CCRA than the former Revenue Canada -- close to half of respondents stated that the CCRA does a poor job on these fronts.
The Revenue Canada official handling the application turned them down.
A tax return that is prepared cleanly and correctly and supported by organized receipts, cancelled cheques, and invoices provides a much stronger case against Revenue Canada in instances where you may be subject to an audit, and will also assist you to avoid an audit altogether.
The package includes the federal budget, income tax act, evaluations and application rules, including proposed changes and history, full text of income tax cases, income tax treaties, interpretation act, Revenue Canada Views, Department of Finance Technical Notes, Revenue Canada publications, and Canada Tax Service--Stikeman Analysis.
However, in respect of the other type of reimbursement mentioned above, Revenue Canada publicly maintains that it gives rise to a taxable benefit because k is a reimbursement for personal or living expenses of the employee.
Note that the approval was based on an in-depth Financial Audit from Revenue Canada.
The bottom line is that anyone who feels they may be eligible can simply contact Revenue Canada (CRA) for the form T-2201 (Disability Tax Credit Application), have it completed by a doctor or practitioner, and mail it to CRA.
OI President Roger Obonsawin sent out the memo that quotes a remark from a "protected" document sent from one Revenue Canada official to another in 1999 in preparation for a meeting with a Native party whose identity has been blacked out in the document.
The bishop recapped with humour the now familiar intervention of Revenue Canada regarding his 2004 pastoral letter against same-sex "marriage.