November 30, 2015 Ottawa, Ontario Canada Revenue Agency
The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) reminds taxpayers and registrants (for both GST/HST and non-GST/HST purposes) that they have until December 31, 2015 to make a taxpayer relief request related to 2005.
The deadline applies to taxpayer relief requests for:
The law allows the CRA to cancel penalties or interest when taxpayers and registrants are unable to meet their tax obligations due to circumstances beyond their control. The CRA may also accept certain late-filed, amended, or revoked income tax elections, and issue income tax refunds or reduce income tax payable beyond the normal three-year reassessment period.
Taxpayers and registrants or their authorized representatives can make a request to the CRA to cancel penalties or interest by filling out Form RC4288 Request for Taxpayer Relief - Cancel or Waive Penalties or Interest.
For information on all types of taxpayer relief requests, go to www.cra.gc.ca/taxpayerrelief.
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