Category: Tax-Free Savings Accounts

Taxable TFSAs

Published by David Davies

Almost since Tax-Free Savings Accounts (TFSAs) were first introduced in 2009, the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) has been intent on clamping down on what it views as inappropriate activities undertaken within TFSAs. One area in particular has raised the ire…

CRA Expands Audits of Tax-Free Savings Accounts (TFSAs)

Published by David Davies

We have reported previously on the audit initiatives of the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) with respect to Tax-Free Savings Accounts (TFSAs) (http://www.thor.ca/tax-alerts/punitive-tfsa-audits/ and http://www.thor.ca/blog/2012/11/cra-begins-issuing-tax-free-savings-account-tfsa-reassessments/). Recent discussions and correspondence with the CRA suggest a significant expansion of those audit…