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Cover letter for the request of a clearance certificate from Canada Revenue Agency

Cover letter useful for the liquidator wishing to file an application with the Canada Revenue Agency in order to obtain the clearance certificate necessary to complete the settlement of the estate...more

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  • Towards the end of a succession/estate settlement, a careful liquidator must obtain from the Canada Revenue Agency a Clearance Certificate prior to the delivery of property to the heirs.
  • It is very important to obtain such a certificate before proceeding with the distribution of the property in order for the liquidator to not become personally liable for any of the deceased's tax debt.
  • The cover letter for the request of a Clearance Certificate, available on this website, will be suitable for most situations.
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You can choose to draft a "Cover letter for the request of a clearance certificate from Canada Revenue Agency" online. Here are the steps to follow:

  • Start the service by clicking on the blue button labelled "Click here to start";
  • If you have not already done so, please register;
  • Complete the questionnaire by entering the information required for the preparation of the cover letter;
  • Once you have completed the questionnaire, you pay the required fees with your credit card;
  • Print the letter, sign it and send it to Canada Revenue Agency.

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