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Nelson man jailed after tax conviction

A Nelson man has received a jail sentence for failing to submit tax returns.

Canada Revenue Agency has issued a media release stating that Mark Randell was given a 30-day interim jail sentence in Nelson Provincial Court.

Randell had failed to comply with a court order to submit personal income tax returns for 2005 to 2009.He pleaded guilty.

He was also fined $1,000 and must pay any outstanding tax owed and interest.

CRA is reminding the public of the Voluntary Disclosure Program where you can declare any oversight or omission in tax filing – as long as this is done before the agency takes action against you.

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