Other Deadlines

Other Deadlines

*As of April 8, 2020

CRA Audits

For the vast majority of businesses, CRA will temporarily suspend audit interaction with taxpayers and representatives. Interaction with taxpayers will be limited to high risk and exceptional cases, or cases of high risk. GST/HST refund claims which require some contact before they can be paid out. Other audits are temporarily suspended.

Responses to CRA information requests

Extended to June 1, 2020 (related to administrative tax actions due after March 18 to June 1, 2020)

CRA objections and appeals

The deadline for objections that are due March 18, 2020 or later is deferred to June 30, 2020. Objections related to benefits and credits should not be delayed, as entitlement to these are a critical service which will continue to be delivered. Objections on other matters will be held in abeyance.

CRA Collections

Collection activities on new receivables will be suspended until further notice.

Requirements to pay (RTP) currently in place

Remittances are not required until further notice. RTPs received during the week of March 23, 2020 should not be actioned.