Globe and Mail: BC wants Ottawa crackdown on tax cheats

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Sept 11, 2016 | Kathy Tomlinson and Erin Anderssen

Quoted from the article:

B.C.’s opposition housing critic David Eby also called on governments to share more information.

“There are countless things that B.C. could be doing to assist CRA and bolster efforts to clamp down on tax evasion, money laundering and fraud,” Mr. Eby said.

He is pushing the Clark government to hire more provincial auditors to scrutinize tax and real estate records and share what they find with the CRA.

“This kind of conduct is corrosive to people’s belief that they need to follow the rules, if it seems like nobody’s watching and nobody cares,” Mr. Eby said.

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http://www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/vancouver/bc-urges-federal-government-crackdown-on-real-estate-tax-cheats/article31822706/