A Grande Prairie husband and wife have been fined close to $500,000 for tax evasion. The CRA said evidence provided to the court showed the couple were part of the Paradigm Education Group, a “business which counselled people across Canada to commit fraud by evading tax.”
Paradigm Education Group: illegally avoid taxes
Robert Dale Steinkey, 60, was fined $322,278 and given a conditional jail sentence of 22 months while Terry Lynn Steinkey, 63, was fined $164,124 and given a conditional jail sentence of 18 months, the Canada Revenue Agency said in a release Monday. The couple pleaded guilty to evading federal income taxes for the 2007 and 2008 tax years in early December.
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