The new CRA telephone service for those with complex technical tax issues will initially be limited to Ontario and Quebec CPAs

The Dedicated Telephone Service ("DTS") for tax service providers with “more complex technical tax issues“ than those that can be handled by the CRA general inquiry line, which will launch in July 2017 as a pilot project, will initially be limited to Ontario and Quebec CPAs. CRA states:

The DTS will be a technical resource for tax service providers rather than a problem solving line. …[T]he DTS is not intended for specialized tax professionals whose services are focused on complex tax planning. They should continue to direct their tax queries through requests for technical interpretations, advance rulings, or pre-decision consultations.

Neal Armstrong. Summary of 2 February 2017 Quebec CPA Individual Taxation Roundtable, 2017-0682711C6 Tr under s. 152(1).