Citing a backlog of at least 400 proposed technical amendments dating back to 2002 and at least 250 comfort letters issued by the Department of Finance going back to 1998, Canada’s Auditor General has questioned the government’s effectiveness in identifying, developing, interpreting and applying technical amendments which clarify the Income Tax Act but do not change tax policy (…)

type Tax Law Bulletin – November 2009 – Canada’s Auditor General Criticizes the Government’s Legislative Track Record