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The charitable sector in Canada has become more challenging and highly competitive. Donors, regulators, media, the public as well as other stakeholders, have increasingly high expectations of charities and how they operate.


CRA adds new webinars dealing with registered charities and receipting over the next couple of weeks

CRA has announced new webinars dealing with registered charities and receipting.   Here is a link. Here is the note from CRA:  ……

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.…

CRA warns about tax shelter gifting schemes and the consequences of participating

CRA recently sent out an email entitled "Warning: Watch out for tax shelter gifting schemes".  I am not sure if this is just regular communication or…

Update on ONCA – launch will be when new Ontario Business Registry (OBR) is ready

I asked MGCS for an update on ONCA and received the following on May 5, 2021:   We are targeting to proclaim ONCA as soon as possible and will…

Changes to T3010 filings for registered charities that are under the Ontario Corporation Act, effective May 15, 2021

Registered charities under the Ontario Corporations Act will be affected by some changes when filing their T3010.   CRA will no longer be using the…

Ontario Corporation Act non-profits can continue to hold virtual meetings till December 31, 2021

The Ontario government is providing some temporary legislative changes to the Ontario Corporations Act such that irrespective of your governing…

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