Jan

CRA May Sue UBS

Posted By: David M. Piccolo on January 29, 2010 at 9:11:39 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 9:08:59 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 9:06:31 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 9:01:27 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...

Oct

Call for Reform of Voluntary Disclosure Program

Posted By: David M. Piccolo on October 29, 2009 at 8:44:07 in All , News

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Call for Reform of Voluntary Disclosure Program In a column published in the October 27, 2009 edition of the National Post, Diane Francis called for reform of Canada’s Voluntary Disclosure Program...

Oct

Tax Preparer Convicted of Fraud

Posted By: David M. Piccolo on October 18, 2009 at 11:52:36 in All , News

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Tax Preparer Convicted of Fraud On October 16, 2009, William “Billy” Ankomah was convicted of one charge of fraud over $5,000. He was sentenced to two years of house arrest and was...

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