Posted on September 9th, 2014 by Gregory M. Sawatsky in Commodity Tax (HST), Domestic Tax, General Business

2014 Update: GST/HST CRA Audit Issues

H:ST Audit Issues

We recently attended the 34th Annual Commodity Tax Symposium 2014 in Ottawa Ontario, whereby a number of CRA representatives discussed the current ‘hot topics’ when it comes to audits and other CRA activity.  Below is a summary of the issues that are currently at the forefront:

As you will notice from our prior blog posting on this topic, the majority of the issues are the same.  Although the issues may look simple on the surface, this shows that businesses continue to make errors on these common issues. Based on our experience, we have developed a GST/HST questionnaire that is meant to help businesses identify risk areas in their commodity tax. It is our first step in helping your business properly structure your GST/HST reporting.   If you believe your company has some exposure in any of these areas, or other areas of the GST/HST, please contact your DJB professional to discuss your commodity tax issues further.


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Gregory M. SawatskyPartner | MAcc, CPA, CA

As a Partner in the tax services area, Greg provides GST/HST, corporate, personal and estate tax services for the Hamilton and Halton regions.
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