The CRA requires an individual taxpayer or business to keep books and records for a minimum of six years, in case of an audit. Most auditors will examine four to two years’ worth of books and records. However, if the CRA suspects fraud or finds serious issues, then they are entitled to audit as far back as the records will allow.
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