Generally speaking, the Canada Revenue Agency requires a taxpayer’s consent to speak with someone other than the taxpayer about matters related to the person’s affairs. One may assume the consent requirement is relaxed when the taxpayer is deceased and the deceased’s affairs are in the hands of the estate trustee(s) Think again as this is not automatic.
Derek A. de Gannes: Director, Domestic & International Tax of RSM Canada. RSM Canada is committed to the highest level of integrity, quality and professionalism and provides clients with solutions in the area of Audit, Tax and Transaction Services. Email: email@example.comSee Authors Posts (84) • January 31, 2011