When you receive a letter saying your tax items are under review, you will be provided with a Case Number on the letter. Make sure you keep it, it is very important. At Catherine Barrie Accounting we would be happy to handle this process for you; however, if you choose to do it yourself these [...]
When you have your taxes done at Catherine Barrie Accounting our policy is to scan any information you provide us with for your taxes, so if you were to misplace something we have a record of it for you. If you have lost some or all of the information requested from the CRA, your taxes [...]
When you receive a letter from the CRA stating that an item is under review, they will provide you with the expenses in question as well as the line number on which they appear on your taxes eg. Medical Expenses Line 330 and 332. If this occurs you must simply send in the receipts or [...]
Do not panic, you are not being audited. When information in your taxes is questioned by the CRA, they simply want proof that the information you provided is truthful and complete. So remember do not panic, you are not being audited.
There can be many factors as to why the CRA has decided to question items in your tax return. For many items it is usually because you are claiming more than average or more than you have in the past. It may also be a random check performed by the CRA. Whatever the reason may [...]