CRA question and answer sessions on the targeted COVID-19 support measures for businesses and organizations

CRA is having today a "Question and answer sessions on the targeted COVID-19 support measures for businesses and organizations".  This may be useful…

Canada Summer Jobs 2022 deadline for applications is January 25, 2022

The Federal government has announced on December 16, 2021, that the Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) program will try to make available 100,000 full-time…

Recent CRA letters of revocation for Canadian registered charities – received December 2021

Here are the CRA letters from a number of recent Canadian registered charity revocations.  These letters from CRA cover many different grounds for…

Revocation of The League for Human Rights of B’nai Brith and B’nai Brith Foundation District No. 22

The League for Human Rights of B'nai Brith and B'nai Brith Foundation District No. 22 were two Canadian registered charities that were revoked as a…

Toronto Star reports that “Ontario government making fixes to troubled online business registry”

In a recent Toronto Star article entitled "Ontario government making fixes to troubled online business registry" it notes;The Ontario government is…

New course: Fundraising Regulation and Compliance in Canada for Registered Charities

We just launched a new course on fundraising regulation in Canada.   Here is a description of the course: Many Canadian charities fundraise.…

Completing Form T1000-1, Registered Journalism Organization Information Return

If you are one of the Registered Journalism Organizations and there are currently only 5 RJOs then you may find this guide T1000-2 - Completing Form…

CRA views on gifts by will of Canadian to a US organization and whether the estate can receive a charitable donation credit

CRA recently provided a redacted letter on "Whether an individual may claim a non-refundable tax credit on their final return for a gift by will, to…

The Effective and Accountable Charities Act passes the Senate, still has to go through the House and not clear if it will ever become law

It looks like Bill S-216, the Effective and Accountable Charities Act has passed the Senate and will now move to the House of Commons.   It was…

Upcoming Webinars for the Canadian Charity Law Association

The Canadian Charity Law Association is delivering some upcoming webinars. Registration is free but space is limited. Topics are subject to change.…

Roger Colinvaux “Speeding Up Benefits to Charity: Donor Advised Fund and Foundation Reform” is an excellent review of the payout rates of US DAFs and Foundations

I was very pleased to see an article by Roger Colinvaux "Speeding Up Benefits to Charity: Donor Advised Fund and Foundation Reform".  This US article…

Dramatic changes to charity audits by CRA over the last few years

I recently read on a blog with some statistics relating to the number of audits that the Charities Directorate of CRA was conducting each year.…

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