Crackdown on tax evaders urged as CRA alleges ‘sham’


theglobeandmail.com | Published 10 September 2015

By Cindy E. Harnett

The Conservative government is not doing enough to crack down on tax evaders, say other parties on the heels of allegations by the Canada Revenue Agency that a wealthy Victoria family paid almost no tax over eight years related to an offshore tax “sham” developed by a respected accounting firm. On Thursday the CBC reported, based on court documents, that Victoria’s Peter Cooper and his two adult sons, Marshall and Richard, signed up in 2000 for a KPMG tax product in the Isle of Man that targeted “high net worth” Canadian residents. read more>


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