2016-0634971C6 2016 STEP - Q14 - Offshore Tax Informant Program

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Principal Issues: Current statistics regarding the Offshore Tax Informant program

Position: Response provided by CPB

Reasons: See below.

Author: Panourgias, Marina

Section: -

STEP CRA Roundtable – June 10, 2016

Question 14 – Offshore Tax Informant Program

Can the CRA provide an update regarding statistical information for the Offshore Tax Informant Program since its launch on January 15, 2014?

CRA Response

Since the OTIP launch, there has been sustained interest in the program by potential informants. As of April 30, 2016, the OTIP has received 2,984 calls, 812 of which have been from potential informants, 333 written submissions, and has entered into over a dozen contracts with informants.


Marina Panourgias (for CPB)

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