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Jun 11, 2019, 13:59 ET Taxpayers' Ombudsman presents her 2018-2019 Annual Report: Breaking Down Barriers to Service

OTTAWA, June 11, 2019 /CNW/ - The Taxpayers' Ombudsman, Sherra Profit, is proud to release her 2018-2019 Annual Report, Breaking Down Barriers to Service. As the 11th Annual Report published by her...


Jun 06, 2019, 10:23 ET Media Advisory - Taxpayers' Ombudsman preparing to release her 2018-2019 Annual Report: Breaking Down Barriers to Service

OTTAWA, June 6, 2019 /CNW/ - Canada's Taxpayers' Ombudsman, Sherra Profit, is preparing to release her 2018-2019 Annual Report, Breaking Down Barriers to Service. The Annual Report will provide an...


May 29, 2019, 12:23 ET Statement by Canada's Taxpayers' Ombudsman on the Disability Advisory Committee's recommendations to the Disability Tax Credit

OTTAWA, May 29, 2019 /CNW/ - Ms. Sherra Profit, Taxpayers' Ombudsman, today issued the following statement: May 26 through to June 1 is National AccessAbility Week. During this time, we recognize the ...


Apr 01, 2019, 10:24 ET Statement by Canada's Taxpayers' Ombudsman on Budget 2019

Ms. Sherra Profit, Taxpayers' Ombudsman, today issued the following statement: OTTAWA, April 1, 2019 /CNW/ - As Canada's Taxpayers' Ombudsman, I am pleased by the investments proposed in Budget 2019...


Mar 06, 2019, 09:07 ET Taxpayers' Ombudsman releases report on CRA's debt collection process

OTTAWA, March 6, 2019 /CNW/ - The Taxpayers' Ombudsman, Sherra Profit, is proud to release her latest report, Fair Warning, the 12th systemic examination report published by the Office of the...


Feb 28, 2019, 11:30 ET Media Advisory: Taxpayers' Ombudsman to release report on CRA's debt collection process

OTTAWA, Feb. 28, 2019 /CNW/ - On Wednesday, March 6, 2019, Canada's Taxpayers' Ombudsman, Sherra Profit, will release her latest systemic examination report, Fair Warning. The report examines service ...


Dec 11, 2018, 11:15 ET Taxpayers' Ombudsman Presents the 2017-2018 Annual Report

OTTAWA, Dec. 11, 2018 /CNW/ - The Taxpayers' Ombudsman, Sherra Profit, released her 2017-2018 Annual Report Effecting Change, which was tabled in Parliament today by the Parliamentary Secretary to...


Sep 07, 2018, 14:41 ET Statement by the Taxpayers' Ombudsman on the release of CRA update on her recommendations

OTTAWA, Sept. 7, 2018 /CNW/ - The Taxpayers' Ombudsman, Sherra Profit, today issued the following statement regarding the Canada Revenue Agency's (CRA) release of an update on actions taken to...


Sep 04, 2018, 14:05 ET Media Advisory: Taxpayers invited to discuss CRA service issues with the Ombudsman

OTTAWA, Sept. 4, 2018 /CNW/ - To mark the 10th anniversary of her Office, the Taxpayers' Ombudsman, Sherra Profit, is launching a series of taxpayer town halls. The first town hall will be held in...


Aug 14, 2018, 15:38 ET Taxpayers' Ombudsman to examine how the CRA integrates the Taxpayer Bill of Rights in its operations

OTTAWA, Aug. 14, 2018 /CNW/ - Taxpayers' Ombudsman Sherra Profit is launching an examination to determine whether the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is effectively integrating the rights and values of...


Feb 21, 2018, 10:32 ET The Taxpayers' Ombudsman releases her Office's newest systemic examination report on her Office's 10th anniversary

OTTAWA, Feb. 21, 2018 /CNW/ - The Office of the Taxpayers' Ombudsman (OTO) is proud to release its 11th systemic examination report as it enters its 11th year. The report, entitled Benefits...


Feb 20, 2018, 10:00 ET Media Advisory - Media availability with Taxpayers' Ombudsman to discuss the release of her latest systemic report on the CRA, Benefits Unsheltered, and the 10th anniversary of her office

OTTAWA, Feb. 20, 2018 /CNW/ - As her office celebrates its 10th anniversary, the Taxpayers' Ombudsman, Sherra Profit, will hold a teleconference with media to discuss the release of her latest...


Feb 09, 2018, 12:00 ET Media Advisory - Taxpayers' Ombudsman to meet with tax professionals, community groups and CRA employees during regional visit in Saskatchewan

OTTAWA, Feb. 9, 2018 /CNW/ - The Taxpayers' Ombudsman, Sherra Profit, will undertake a regional visit to Saskatoon and Prince Albert from February 13 to 14, 2018. "As part of my national outreach...


Feb 01, 2018, 15:20 ET Media Advisory - Taxpayers' Ombudsman to meet with tax professionals, community groups and CRA employees during regional visit in Alberta

OTTAWA, Feb. 1, 2018 /CNW/ - The Taxpayers' Ombudsman, Sherra Profit, will visit Calgary, Edmonton and Fort McMurray from February 5 to 9, 2018. "As part of my national outreach effort to raise the...


Nov 22, 2017, 13:18 ET Taxpayers' Ombudsman 2016-2017 Annual Report tabled in Parliament

Ottawa, Nov. 22, 2017 /CNW/ - Ms. Kamal Khera, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of National Revenue, tabled the Taxpayers' Ombudsman 2016-2017 Annual Report in the House of Commons. "Fairness: ...


Nov 17, 2017, 10:00 ET The Taxpayers' Ombudsman calls for more consistent and timely processing of taxpayer relief requests by the CRA

OTTAWA, Nov. 17, 2017 /CNW/ - The Taxpayers' Ombudsman, Sherra Profit, released a report today that examines delays by the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) in responding to and processing taxpayer...


Jul 14, 2017, 08:30 ET Taxpayers' Ombudsman to examine how the CRA communicates to shelters about benefits

OTTAWA, July 14, 2017 /CNW/ - The Taxpayers' Ombudsman, Sherra Profit, is announcing an examination into how the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) communicates to shelters about benefits that are available ...


Jun 05, 2017, 13:00 ET Employee or self-employed? The Taxpayers' Ombudsman calls for more information to understand decisions from the CRA

OTTAWA, June 5, 2017 /CNW/ - In a report released today, the Taxpayers' Ombudsman, Sherra Profit, sheds light on the difficulties that workers and payers have understanding Canada Pension Plan and...


Jun 02, 2017, 13:46 ET UPDATE - Media Advisory - Taxpayers' Ombudsman to present report on CPP/EI rulings issued by the CRA - June 5

OTTAWA, June 2, 2017 /CNW/ - MODIFICATION OF THE ROOM WHERE THE REPORT WILL BE AVAILABLE. The Taxpayers' Ombudsman, Sherra Profit, will hold a press conference to present a report on her latest...


Jun 02, 2017, 09:12 ET Media Advisory - Taxpayers' Ombudsman to present report on CPP/EI rulings issued by the CRA - June 5

OTTAWA, June 2, 2017 /CNW/ - The Taxpayers' Ombudsman, Sherra Profit, will hold a press conference to present a report on her latest systemic examination on Monday, June 5, 2017 at 1:00p.m. in the...


Apr 07, 2017, 16:14 ET Taxpayers' Ombudsman to examine CRA's legal warnings to taxpayers when collecting unpaid taxes

OTTAWA, April 7, 2017 /CNW/ - The Taxpayers' Ombudsman, Sherra Profit, will be undertaking an examination into the systemic issue of the Canada Revenue Agency's (CRA's) practices regarding providing...


Mar 19, 2014, 07:31 ET Taxpayers' Ombudsman recommends CRA improve measures to address abusive tax shelter donation schemes

OTTAWA, March 19, 2014 /CNW/ - Canada's Taxpayers' Ombudsman, Mr. J. Paul Dubé, today released a report titled "Donor Beware" in which he called on the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) to improve...


Mar 17, 2014, 06:00 ET Media Advisory - Taxpayers' Ombudsman to release his seventh Special Report

OTTAWA, March 17, 2014 /CNW/ - On Wednesday March 19, 2014, Canada's Taxpayers' Ombudsman, Mr. J. Paul Dubé, will release his latest Special Report "Donor Beware" which presents the results of his...


Aug 22, 2013, 08:00 ET Canada's Taxpayers' Ombudsman releases his fifth Annual Report

OTTAWA, Aug. 22, 2013 /CNW/ - Today, the 2012-2013 Annual Report of Canada's Taxpayers' Ombudsman, Mr. J. Paul Dubé, is released, after being tabled in Parliament on August 21, 2013, by the Minister...


Aug 21, 2013, 14:00 ET Media Advisory - Canada's Taxpayers' Ombudsman to release his fifth Annual Report

OTTAWA, Aug. 21, 2013 /CNW/ - Canada's Taxpayers' Ombudsman, Mr. J. Paul Dubé, will release his 2012-2013 Annual Report on August 22, 2013. The report provides an overview of the activities and...