Fishermen finally get their due

A group of more than 750 fishermen have finally won their long tax battle with the Canada Revenue Agency. In 1999, some of the fishermen who were voluntarily selling their licenses to the federal government were allegedly given false information on how to incorporate that transaction in their tax returns – resulting in large losses for the group when compared to their peers who were given correct information. Refunds will be for different amounts but some people may receive up to $50,000. This represents the end of a decade-long fight for many fishermen.

Source: CBC

Get our weekly newsletter for in-depth reporting and analysis delivered straight to your inbox. You can unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time. Have a question? Contact us or review our privacy policy for more information.

 

Sign up for our weekly Indygestion newsletter

 

Sign up for the Indygestion newsletter

Each Saturday, we'll deliver a recap of all our in-depth reporting and analysis from the week.

Our donors make it possible.


Newfoundland and Labrador’s premiere outlet for progressive ideas is only possible with your support. Will you join us?

This site uses cookies to provide you with a great user experience. By continuing to use this website, you consent to the use of cookies in accordance with our privacy policy.

Scroll to Top