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APPEALS - Leave to - Summary conviction appeals

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 @ 8:54 AM  

Application by Robert and Terry Lynn Steinkey for leave to appeal tax-related summary convictions and the related sentences, with bail pending appeal. The applicants attended seminars presented by the Paradigm Education Group that taught widely discredited and nonsensical strategies to avoid payment of income tax. The applicants were warned by Canada Revenue Agency representatives that the Group's teachings were unreliable. The applicants nonetheless failed to declare their full taxable income and were subsequently charged with multiple tax-related offences under the Income Tax Act. A plea bargain...