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Taxpayer Sidesteps Gross-Negligence Penalties and $90,000 in Taxable Income Because Tax Year was Statute-Barred: Abbass v The King, 2023 TCC 169

Introduction: Statute-Barred Tax Years & Statute-Barred Tax Audits Canada’s Income Tax Act sets out a “normal reassessment period,” after which the Canada Revenue Agency generally cannot reassess a person’s taxable income or tax payable. For most individual taxpayers, the normal reassessment period expires three years from the date that...

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