Office of the Taxpayers' Ombudsman
Canada Post - potential postal work disruption
Here are the options to submit a service complaint to the OTO in the event of a work disruption at Canada Post:
- Online: submit your service-related complaint online using our electronic complaint form.
- Fax: complete and print the Taxpayers' Ombudsman – Complaint Form and fax it with any supporting documentation to 1-866-586-3855, or 1-613-941-6319 (outside Canada and the United States).
If you have questions, call us at 1-866-586-3839.
Visit the CRA website for information about tax and benefit implications during a postal disruption.
Fraudulent emails and phone calls - Protect yourself!
The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is warning Canadians that fraudulent emails and phone calls purporting to be from the CRA are currently being reported. Find out more about these scams and learn how you can protect yourself.
Questions and answers - Phoenix
The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is aware that the public service payroll system, Phoenix, has generated a large number of errors that has affected many public servants. The government is committed to resolving all pay issues as quickly as possible. For more information, visit the CRA web page Questions and Answers – Tax Implications of Phoenix payroll issues.
What we do
Submit your complaint
If you feel you have not received fair and professional treatment to which you are entitled from the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA), the Office of the Taxpayers' Ombudsman (OTO) is here for you. In order for us to address your matter, please submit your service-related complaint today.
Radio interview - Solide comme le Roch, 104.7fm Outaouais
June 2, 2016
The Taxpayers’ Ombudsman joined “Solide comme le Roch” on 104.7fm Outaouais to discuss her role and to raise awareness about her office. Listen to the Taxpayers’ Ombudsman’s interview on 104.7fm, in French only.
Newspaper article - Toronto Star
May 18, 2016
The Taxpayers’ Ombudsman was interviewed about her role in upholding the taxpayer service rights, the ongoing work of her office, and the types of complaints that are reviewed. Read the May 18, 2016, article in thestar.com.
Ombudsman completes seven systemic examinations
The Office of the Taxpayers’ Ombudsman recently completed a number of systemic examinations. Visit the Reports and Publications section of our website to read about the corrective actions taken by the Canada Revenue Agency as a result of our intervention.
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