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Questions on the Order Paper  Mr. Speaker, what follows is the response of the Canada Revenue Agency, CRA, for the period of November 4, 2015 to October 26, 2017, that being the date of the question. With regard to part (a), for the above noted period, the CRA received 9,429 submissions. With regard to part

December 13th, 2017House debate

Diane LebouthillierLiberal

Questions on the Order Paper  Mr. Speaker, with regard to parts (a) and (b), Canada currently has 93 tax treaties and 22 tax information exchange agreements, TIEAs, in force. Over the past six years, the CRA has had an average of 1,000 exchanges per year. Providing details regarding treaty or TEIA exchang

December 13th, 2017House debate

Diane LebouthillierLiberal

Questions on the Order Paper  Mr. Speaker, with regard to part (a), the annual statistics provided in this response are recorded by fiscal year and on a quarterly basis. “Q1” and “Q2” in this response refer to the first two quarters of the 2017-18 fiscal year, up to September 30, 2017. For this current fisca

December 13th, 2017House debate

Diane LebouthillierLiberal

Privilege  Mr. Speaker, I have a few more remarks I would like to make regarding the question of privilege raised by my colleague, the member for Calgary Rocky Ridge. The member referred to recent articles and believes that they contradict the statement I made to the effect that the eligib

December 12th, 2017House debate

Diane LebouthillierLiberal

Questions on the Order Paper  Mr. Speaker, with regard to part (a), Income Tax Folios are technical publications that present the CRA’s interpretation of the law, and that summarize tax court decisions and technical positions adopted by the CRA up to the date of a folio’s publication. As a result, Income Tax

December 11th, 2017House debate

Diane LebouthillierLiberal

Questions on the Order Paper  Mr. Speaker, the figure included in the question, excerpted from Hansard, refers to the following: Over the past two fiscal years, April 1, 2015 through March 31, 2017, the CRA identified $25 billion in fiscal impact. More specifically, the CRA’s fiscal impact from audit activiti

December 11th, 2017House debate

Diane LebouthillierLiberal

Questions on the Order Paper  Mr. Speaker, with respect to parts (a) to (f), to be eligible for the disability tax credit, an individual must have a severe and prolonged impairment in physical or mental functions, as defined in the Income Tax Act and as certified by a medical practitioner. Eligibility is not

December 11th, 2017House debate

Diane LebouthillierLiberal

Taxation  Mr. Speaker, I invite my colleague to repeat the same thing outside the House after question period. I invite him to tell me that I did not respect my diabetic husband, whom I stood by until his final days. I invite him to tell me that I disrespected all my clients when I was a s

December 7th, 2017House debate

Diane LebouthillierLiberal

Canada Revenue Agency  Mr. Speaker, our government is committed to fighting tax evasion and aggressive tax avoidance. Over the past two years, the government has invested nearly $1 billion to cracking down on tax evasion and tax avoidance. The Canada Revenue Agency levied more than $44 million in third

December 7th, 2017House debate

Diane LebouthillierLiberal

Canada Revenue Agency  Mr. Speaker, I would like to reassure all Canadians who receive the disability tax credit that the eligibility criteria have not changed. That being said, I am always open to hearing the concerns of all Canadians. If changes to Revenue Canada's procedures are needed, we will have

December 7th, 2017House debate

Diane LebouthillierLiberal

Canada Revenue Agency  Mr. Speaker, our government is fully committed to fighting tax evasion and aggressive tax avoidance. The revenue agency has a very effective recovery process, which was strengthened by our investments of close to $1 billion. We now have the tools needed to effectively combat tax

December 7th, 2017House debate

Diane LebouthillierLiberal

Canada Revenue Agency  Mr. Speaker, as my colleague knows very well, I will not comment on a specific case, not today, not tomorrow, not ever. The law prohibits me from doing so. However, I can assure my colleague that no one is interfering with agency audits. As long as I am the Minister of National R

December 7th, 2017House debate

Diane LebouthillierLiberal

Canada Revenue Agency  Mr. Speaker, I read the Auditor General's report, and I support all his recommendations. In our very first budget, we invested $50 million in the CRA's call centres. We have already started hiring more agents to respond to more Canadians. We already have an action plan that foc

December 7th, 2017House debate

Diane LebouthillierLiberal

Canada Revenue Agency  Mr. Speaker, as I just reiterated, I have read the Auditor General's report and completely agree with all his recommendations. In our first budget, we invested over $50 million in our call centres, which had been neglected for over 20 years. We hired more agents. We have an act

December 7th, 2017House debate

Diane LebouthillierLiberal

Canada Revenue Agency  Mr. Speaker, we recognize that all forms of physical or mental disability can have a significant impact on the daily lives of the people affected, their families, and their environment. That is why, last year, the government invested more than $41 million in diabetes research. T

December 6th, 2017House debate

Diane LebouthillierLiberal