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How to make submissions to the Charities Directorate during COVID-19 closure – avoid faxes and couriers

While the Charities Directorate, as a non-essential department of the Canadian Revenue Agency ("CRA"), is currently closed until further notice due…

Corporations Canada extends annual return deadlines to September 30, 2020 for federal non-profit corporations

On April 1, 2020, the Government of Canada announced that it is extending the deadline for filing annual returns for federal corporations. Annual…

Finance releases further information today on wage subsidy for business, non-profits and charities – more details to follow 

Finance today, April 1, 2020, released further information on wage subsidies for business, non-profits and charities.   The wage subsidy is about $71…

Ontario government allows all OCA corporations to have virtual meetings and extends deadlines for AGMs

The Ontario government has passed an Emergency Order (PDF) that will allow all corporations under the Ontario Corporations Act (OCA) and Ontario…

Global Affairs Canada Guidance on eligibility of COVID-19 potential costs

Global Affairs Canada has recently released a Guidance on eligibility of COVID-19 potential costs     It provides that expenses such as repatriating…

Extension for non-profits to file  T2 Corporation Income Tax Return and T1044 Non-Profit Organization (NPO) Information Return

On March 28, 2020 we blogged about "There will be an extension for incorporated non-profits to file T2 and all NPOs that need to file T1044".    We…

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Ontario PGT has issued a "Statement on Accessing Restricted Purpose Trust Funds Prior to Obtaining a Court Order During the COVID19 Pandemic" - perhaps instead Premier Ford for COVID could come up with different rules dealing with restricted funds http://ow.ly/6aWN30quPj5