Nov

After five years of research on overseas tax havens, Senator Percy Downe’s efforts to curb tax evasion appear to be gathering steam (see Jordan Press, “Liberal Senator wants Harper’s help...

Jan

CRA May Sue UBS

Posted By: David M. Piccolo on January 29, 2010 at 1:11:39 in All , News

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CRA May Sue UBS According to a report in the January 7, 2009 edition of the Toronto Star, Canada is in the process of negotiating with Swiss Bank UBS regarding information...

Jan

UBS Off-Shore Accounts on 60 Minutes

Posted By: David M. Piccolo on January 29, 2010 at 1:08:59 in All , News

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UBS Off-Shore Accounts on 60 Minutes On January 3, 2010, 60 Minutes did a piece on the whistleblower who tipped off the IRS to the off-shore bank accounts held by Swiss Bank...

Dec

Canadian Brokerage Firm Linked to Off-Shore Accounts

Posted By: David M. Piccolo on December 16, 2009 at 1:06:31 in All , News

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Canadian Brokerage Firm Linked to Off-Shore Accounts According to a report in the December 14, 2009 The Globe and Mail, the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is investigating the involvement of staff...

Dec

2009 a Record Year for Voluntary Disclosures

Posted By: David M. Piccolo on December 5, 2009 at 1:01:27 in All , News

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According to the Minister of National Revenue Jean-Pierre Blackburn, 2009 has been a banner year for the Voluntary Disclosure Program (VDP). As of December 3, 2009, almost 7,000 voluntary disclosure applications...

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