You cannot avoid paying the taxes you owe by not filing a tax return, or by not reporting all of your income. The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) uses a variety of tools to identify non-compliance and take action to address tax cheating or mistakes.
The CRA has a number of compliance activities that it has committed to promoting the integrity of the tax system. In 2006-2007, the CRA:
More information on the compliance activities the CRA undertook in the past year can be found in the 2006-2007 Annual Report to Parliament, available at www.cra.gc.ca/annualreport.