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INCOME TAX - Administration and enforcement - Offences - Tax evasion

Thursday, May 17, 2018 @ 8:35 AM  

Appeal by the accused from his sentence on two counts of tax evasion. The accused was involved in a scheme to market fraudulent tax write-offs as a form of alternative investment. He was convicted of one count of tax evasion under the Income Tax Act in relation to $2,200,000 in unpaid tax and one count of tax evasion under the Excise Tax Act in relation to $166,367 in unremitted GST. Both the accused and his co-accused pleaded guilty. They were each sentenced to three years' incarceration,...