Daily Archives: May 25, 2016

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When the CRA Calls About Your SR&ED Claim

Oftentimes when the CRA is reviewing an SR&ED claim, a reviewer will call the claimant either to get more information or set up an onsite visit. CRA reviewers will often re-assure the claimant that nothing is wrong at this stage, and they are simply gathering information. This is not entirely accurate, and as a claimant you should be concerned. If a CRA reviewer calls you about your SR&ED claim, it means that the claim has been selected for review. At this stage it is unlikely that the CRA will tell you whether you are subject to a desk, onsite technical or financial review. Consequently, it is important to make sure you plan to set aside some time to answer any queries the CRA reviewer(s) may have in regards to your claim. Here are some simple things you can do to help organize the process and determine who and how much time will […]