Are You Playing the Audit Lottery?

How Do People Get Audited?

Being chosen for an audit by Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) can be a cause for anxiety. Taxpayers often wonder how they get chosen. They Ask “why me”?

Here are the top three ways taxpayers are chosen for audit:

Snitches — CRA fields calls and letters from many citizens about the bad behaviour of their friends…




Debi Peverill has been advising business owners and others for more than 40 years. She writes in and easy to understand and frequently humourous manner. She became a Chartered Accountant way back in 1980 and started her own public accounting firm in 1988. She knows lots of stuff.

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Debi Peverill

Debi Peverill

I am a Canadian Chartered Accountant who is very interested in helping people make money and keep it away from the government without breaking any rules.

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