Ottawa to spend $500M on pursuit of tax cheats, budget reveals

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Tax auditors and fraud investigators have been given more than half a billion dollars to pursue tax cheats, and the government expects them to collect five times that much in additional taxes.

The 2017 federal budget pledged $523.9 million over the next five years to the Canada Revenue Agency to prevent tax evasion and improve tax compliance and has targeted both wealthy individuals and multinational corporations.

Read more at The Star

This article is summarized by Canadian Fraud News Inc.