Tag Archives: Failure to File

A RESIDENT OF NORTH BAY WAS FINED FOR NOT COMPLYING WITH A JUDGE’S ORDER TO FILE CORPORATE INCOME TAX RETURNS

In the Ontario Court of Justice in North Bay, Anna McArthur, of North Bay, pleaded guilty to four counts of failing to fulfill a judge’s orders to file corporate tax returns.  As director, officer or agent, McArthur did not file corporate income tax returns for the years 2002 to 2005 for 1135650 Ontario Inc.  The […]

JAILED AND FINED FOR FAILING TO COMPLY WITH COURT ORDER TO FILE

Colin Fox was sentenced, by the Ontario Court of Justice in Hamilton on October 22, 2010, to four months imprisonment and a fine of $2,000 for failure to comply with a court order to file his 2004 tax return. This is the third conviction for failure to file.

NAPANEE BUSINESSMAN FINED $149,000 AND SENTENCED TO HOUSE ARREST

On December 9, 2010, a guilty verdict was given to Mario Pietrangeli for federal income tax and GST evasion in the Ontario Court of Justice in Napanee. The sentence Peitrangeli received was a 12-month conditional sentence which included four months of house arrest as well as good behavior, keeping the peace, and comply with the […]

Stealing From Your Own Business

Many people fail to realize that a corporation is a separate entity, essentially a separate person from the individual who owns the company. And while it is the owner who makes the business decisions, manages the cash flow, etc, the money in the company cannot be freely taken out of the business without any repercussions. […]

Voluntary GST/HST Registration

A Harmonized Sales Tax (GST/HST) account only needs to be registered when a business reaches $30,000 in sales either in one quarter or over four consecutive quarters. If you are below this threshold, you do not need to register, but if you have voluntarily registered for GST/HST and your sales are below $30,000 you still […]

TAX “EXEMPT” ARGUMENT FAILS AGAIN

On September 21, 2010 James Bradford Medd of Cameron, Ontario appeared in the Ontario Court of Justice in Lindsay, Ontario facing four counts each of Income Tax and Goods and Services TAX (GST) evasion. The charges related to the 2003 through 2006 taxation years. When Mr. Medd was found guilty on September 29, 2010 the […]

POOL COMPANY DIRECTOR LANDS IN HOT WATER

Mark Martens of Sarnia, Ontario appeared in the Ontario Court of Justice in Sarnia on October 7, 2010 to face six counts of failing to comply with a Court order to file tax returns.  Mr. Martens pleaded guilty to all six counts and was fined $1,000 per count.  As in all cases of this nature, […]

STANDARD COURT FINE COSTLY TO TAXPAYERS

Yet another case of a $1,000 fine for every unfiled tax return.  Gregory Bolak of Hillsdale failed to file tax returns for the 2003 to 2007 taxation years.  He appeared in the Ontario Court of Justice in Barrie on September 30, 2010 at which time he pleaded guilty to five counts of failure to file […]

GST RETURNS MUST BE FILED

As a result of failing to file GST returns for various periods from July 1, 2000 to December 31, 2004, Cecil Gorman, a self-employed roofer, appeared in the Ontario Court of Justice in Toronto on September 10, 2010.  Mr. Gorman  pleaded guilty to six counts of failing to file GST returns and was subsequently fined […]

FAILING TO FILE RETURNS COSTS ELORA TRUCKER $4,000

James Thomas Davies of Elora, Ontario appeared in the Ontario Court of Justice in Guelph on September 10, 2010 to answer to four counts of failing to file tax returns.  Mr. Davies pleaded guilty and was fined $1,000 per count.  The Court allowed Mr. Davies fifteen months to pay the fine.  In addition to paying […]