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Learn about Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada)’s position on the Canada Revenue Agency’s (CRA) potential plans to archive or cancel its inventory of Income Tax Interpretation Bulletins (ITs).
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CRA is considering cancelling or archiving its inventory of ITs in response to comments and recommendations contained in the Auditor General’s November 2009 Report to Parliament regarding the improvement and timely updating of technical information provided by CRA to taxpayers.
In this April 21, 2010 letter, CPA Canada expresses its opposition to this idea, arguing that the ITs are an important source of guidance for tax practitioners on CRA’s interpretation and administration of particular provisions of the Income Tax Act. CPA Canada suggests some alternative approaches to managing the bulletins so that tax practitioners can continue to have access to this useful resource.
It’s said that a crisis brings out the best in people and, in most cases, that’s true. But there is a dark side to tough times, as fraudsters prey on people who are uncertain and looking for easy answers.
March 18, 2020
The federal government’s actions and fiscal support to address the widespread and devastating economic fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic are welcomed by Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada).
Listen to this special edition Practitioner’s Pulse webinar where we answer some frequently asked questions around practice management issues and some key financial reporting and auditing implications of COVID-19.