Income tax season scam artists back for another busy year

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April 7, 2021 – Tax season has now started, and the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is pushing for more people to go digital this year and file their taxes online. The filing period lasts until April 30, but the CRA is encouraging people to file as soon as possible. Doing it online will allow the CRA to produce your Notice of Assessment (NOA) and refund faster: the CRA estimates that doing a paper filing could result in a 10 to 12 week wait for your NOA.

Because more people are expected to file their taxes online this year, the Better Business Bureau (BBB) is encouraging people to be alert for online tax scams, which are some of the most stubborn scams out there. Black Press reports. | READ MORE