The CRA is asking for information pinpointing account holders and describing just how much and number of payments sent or received between Present cards. 1, 2014, and last Friday
CALGARY — Internet payments company PayPal has become ordered to hand over info on its Canadian business account holders to the Canada Revenue Agent.
PayPal says on its web site it has been served with a National Court order to disclose information inside 45 days to the Canada tax-collecting agency identifying account holders and also describing the amount and number of payments sent or gained between Jan. 1, 2014, and also last Friday.
CRA spokesman Meat Samson says the agency has requested the information to ensure that these individuals and corporations comply with their tax obligations under the Income Tax React.
He says it’s part of some sort of stepped up campaign to use third-party facts to detect unreported economic activity and also identify individuals and firms that do not file tax returns.
PayPal claims it has notified the customers, adding the order applies choice . business account has been not open.
It’s advising users to be sure they have filed their tax returns as appropriate, pointing out that this CRA has a voluntary disclosure program which allows a filer to adjust any tax return he or she has already filed.