Frequently asked questions about voluntary disclosure program - effective date

What is the effective date of disclosure?

The effective date of disclosure is the date the CRA received your completed submission. The date is stamped on the envelope when it is received in the CRA mail room. 

You will begin to receive the benefits of the program for the information you disclosed on the effective date of disclosure.

What are the conditions for a valid voluntary disclosure?

Who can make a voluntary disclosure?

How can I make a voluntary disclosure?

What is accepted under the voluntary disclosure program (VDP)?

What is not accepted under the voluntary disclosure program (VDP)?

Can I make a disclosure through Voluntary Disclosure Program (VDP) more than once?

Can I make an anonymous disclosure through Voluntary Disclosure Program (VDP)?

What is "named" disclosure method?

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