Failure to file tax returns results in fines
Failure to file tax returns results in fines of $51,300.
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, October 15, 2009 ... The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) today released court results for northern Saskatchewan for the period April 15 to October 15, 2009. Fines totaling $51,300 were levied during this period for failure to file personal, corporate and goods and services tax returns. Attached is a list of individuals and companies by Provincial Court jurisdiction. The fines are in addition to the taxes and interest owed, as well as any civil penalties that may be assessed by the CRA. Anyone who does not file a personal, corporate or GST return, or who does not comply with a court order to file is guilty of an offence. On summary conviction, a person or corporation is subject to a fine of $1,000 to $25,000 and imprisonment for up to 12 months for each count.