Informant Leads Program
As announced in Budget 2013, the CRA will be launching the Stop International Tax Evasion Program. The CRA will be making an announcement concerning the initiative in the coming months and the information provided below concerning the Informant Leads Program will be updated accordingly.
Beware of fraudulent communications:
The CRA is warning Canadians that fraudulent emails purporting to be from the Agency are currently circulating. See examples of these scams.
The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) takes abuse of Canada's tax laws very seriously. When an individual or business does not fully comply with tax legislation, an unfair burden is placed on law-abiding taxpayers and businesses and the integrity of Canada's tax base is jeopardized.
The mandate of the Informant Leads Program is to coordinate all leads that the CRA receives from informants, to determine if there is an element of non-compliance with tax legislation, and ensure that the information is reviewed and provided to the corresponding compliance program for appropriate enforcement action.
For more information, see Frequently asked questions.
How to report suspected tax evasion
You can report suspected tax evasion over the Internet or by contacting the Informant Leads Centre. Your identity will not be disclosed and you may provide information anonymously.
Report suspected tax evasion online:
Tel.: 1-866-809-6841 (toll free)
Fax: 1-888-724-4829 (toll free)
Office hours: 8:15 a.m. to 5:45 p.m. (Eastern Time).
National Informant Leads Centre
St. Catharines Tax Services Office
32 Church Street
Post Office Box 3038
St. Catharines ON L2R 3B9
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