2016 CRA Phone scam

Call 1-877-542-2130
Call 1-877-542-2130

CRA Phone Scam.

If you receive a telephone call, voice mail, or email asking for personal, credit card, and bank account information it maybe a tax scam from someone is not from Canada Revenue Agency (i.e. “CRA”):

Be aware that the CRA will never:

  • Contact anyone for personal or financial information,
  • Request payments from prepaid credit cards or iTunes gift cards,
  • Give personal information to a third party,
  • Leave personal information on voicemail,
  • Send email with a link and ask for personal or financial information, or
  • Ask for personal information of any kind by email or text message
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30+ year tax professional preparing individual tax returns for Canadians and non-residents of Canada.

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