Audit of the Canada Revenue Agency - page 8

AUDIT REPORT OF THE PRIVACY COMMISSIONER OF CANADA,
2013
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CANADA REVENUE AGENCY
FOCUS OF THE AUDIT
The audit focused on employees’ electronic access
to taxpayer information. The audit objective was to
determine whether the CRA has appropriate controls
and safeguards in place to protect taxpayers’ personal
information, and whether its policies, processes,
procedures and practices comply with the fair
information practices as described in sections
4 through 8 of the
Privacy Act
.
The audit did not include an examination of personal
information management practices related to the
taxation of business clients, the Goods and Services
Tax, the Harmonized Sales Tax or excise tax opera-
tions. The audit examination also excluded areas such
as third-party access to individual taxpayer informa-
tion, taxpayers’ internet access to Agency services
and the recent transfer of certain IT services to
Shared Services Canada.
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